The authors review recent decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concerning "means claims" in order to provide practical guidelines and reduce the confusion surrounding 35 U.S.C. § 112 ¶ 6.
Jeffery N. Costakos and Walter E. Zimmerman,
Do Your Means Claims Mean What You Meant?,
1 Marq. Intellectual Property L. Rev. 109
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