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Judge Andrews construes claim terms relating to system for electronic distribution of shareholder solicitation messages.

In Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. v. Inveshare, Inc., C.A. No. 10-75-RGA (D. Del. Apr. 11, 2012), Judge Andrews construed the following nine terms found in U.S. Patent No. 7,475,817 which claims “a system for the electronic distribution of shareholder solicitation messages”:
1. “Electronic Solicitation Message [that provides shareholder access to a solicitation content]”
2. “Solicitation Content”
3. “Authorized Party”
4. “Authorized Shareholder”
5. “Tagging”
6. “Validating that Each Shareholder Receiving the Notification is Authorized to View the Solicitation Content”
7. “A Component”
8. “A Component for Tagging the Electronic Solicitation Message to Validate that a Shareholder is Authorized to View the Solicitation Content”
9. “Electronic messaging”
The parties agreed upon the construction of the terms “Electronic Solicitation” and “A Proxy Platform”.


Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. v. Inveshare, Inc., C.A. No. 10-75-RGA (D. Del. Apr. 11, 2012).

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