INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CLIENT ALERT: Court Orders Proposed Claim Constructions To Be Written in Plain English

    16 March 2012
    In Apple Inc. v. Motorola, Inc., Civil Action No. 11-8540 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 10, 2012), Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner, sitting as a District Court Judge in a patent infringement case, issued a rare order requiring the parties to submit proposed claim constructions in “ordinary English.”