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Judge Andrews Again Requires Reduction of Large Number of Claim Terms for Construction at Markman Hearing

In three separate civil actions filed together and involving a number of defendants, the parties had been scheduled to have a joint Markman hearing on December 5, 2013. Because the parties had “submitted a brief with about twenty-seven (27) disputed terms” however Judge Andrews has ordered that the “Court will hear no more than ten disputed terms at the Markman hearing.” Interdigital Comms. Inc., et al. v. Huawei Techs. Co. Ltd., et al., C.A. No. 13-8-RGA, Order at 2 (D. Del. Nov. 19, 2013). Judge Andrews’ order requires the Defendants to choose eight terms and the Plaintiffs to choose two terms, and requires the parties to submit a letter with the ten terms they decide upon. Id.

Interdigital Comms. Inc., et al. v. Huawei Techs. Co. Ltd., et al., C.A. No. 13-8-RGA (D. Del. Nov. 19, 201…

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