Posted On: May 29, 2007 by Karen E. Keller

Claim Construction Issued in Beverage Can Case

On May 17, 2007, Judge Thynge issued a claim construction opinion in Crown Packaging Technology, Inc. and Crown Crok & Seal USA, Inc. v. Rexam Beverage Can Co. C.A. No. 05-608-MPT, Memorandum Order (D. Del. May 17, 2007). Consistent with Phillips v. AWH Corp, 415 F.3d 1303 (Fed. Cir. 2005), the court construed various claim terms set forth in both parties' patents related to beverage can technology.