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Ultimately a judge decides what any disputed claim terms mean and with that as a given, a jury decides if a particular thing someone is making, selling, using or importing falls within a claim's boundaries. In theory the judge is discerning what someone skilled in the art would understand it to mean. Of course most people skilled in the art would have ...


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Specification is for explanation, and claims are for defining the scope of your invention. Whoever will be reading your claims must get the message what you are protecting and not that how it works or what are its details. Do that job in the specification.


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in Accordance of MPEP 2163 Every claim should have support in description, therefore definition should be drawn in patent description body. Keep in mind that terminology or body you use to define in claim might be absent in description. Even in case when examiner raise issue on claim you wont be able to support it if matter was not explained in ...


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Claims are very very hard; this problem is easy. "A system comprising: an X, a Y and a Z where . . . ". In the ellipsis you define the relationship between the elements. There is no need to explain each item as it is introduced. You can list the parts and then define their relationship to one another. Also, pay attention to what is positively part of the ...


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