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Order construing claim terms of patent for a shower curtain fastening device

In Allure Home Creation Co., Inc. v. Maytex Mills, Inc., C.A. No. 10-712-GMS, Judge Sleet recently construed the following terms of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,698,061 and 7,003,848 which claim a a shower curtain fastening device:

“a sheet material having at least one aperture”
“a second component having first and second ends”
“the first end comprises a sleeve and a recess for matingly engaging the
extending member with a bulbous head”
“a second end comprising means for engaging the aperture of the sheet
material”
“the second component is connected to and freely rotatable about the
first component”
“a first component having first and second ends, wherein … the second end comprises an extending member with a bulbous head”
“a first component having a first end, a second end and a hook”
“the second end comprises an extending member with an enlarged end comprising a bulbous head”


Allure Home Creation Co., Inc. v. Maytex Mills, Inc., C.A. No. 10-712-GMS (Nov. 15, 2011)

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