7 Cited authorities

  1. WMS Gaming Inc. v. International Game Technology

    184 F.3d 1339 (Fed. Cir. 1999)   Cited 536 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that district court correctly determined structure was "an algorithm executed by a computer," but "erred by failing to limit the claim to the algorithm disclosed in the specification"
  2. In re Katz Interactive Call Proc. Patent

    639 F.3d 1303 (Fed. Cir. 2011)   Cited 283 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it is "not necessary to disclose more structure than the general purpose processor that performs those functions" because such functions are "coextensive with the structure disclosed."
  3. Asyst Technologies, Inc. v. Empak, Inc.

    268 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 2001)   Cited 129 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[t]he corresponding structure to a function set forth in a means-plus-function limitation must actually perform the recited function, not merely enable the pertinent structure to operate as intended. . . ."
  4. Jang v. Boston Scientific Corp.

    532 F.3d 1330 (Fed. Cir. 2008)   Cited 31 times
    Resolving claim construction issues "that do not actually affect the infringement controversy between the parties" would result in an impermissible advisory opinion
  5. Section 636 - Jurisdiction, powers, and temporary assignment

    28 U.S.C. § 636   Cited 506,663 times   40 Legal Analyses
    Holding that when a party fails to object to a magistrate judge's report and recommendation, our review of the district court's resulting decision is for plain error so long as the party "has been served with notice that [this consequence] will result from a failure to object"
  6. Rule 72 - Magistrate Judges: Pretrial Order

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 72   Cited 169,222 times   20 Legal Analyses
    Granting a party fourteen days to object to a Magistrate Judge's non-dispositive order
  7. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,386 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system