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Judge Sleet Claim Construction Order

In EMC Corp. v. Zerto, Inc., C.A. No. 12-956-GMS (D. Del. Sept. 4, 2014), Judge Gregory M. Sleet issued an order recently construing the following claim terms of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,647,460; 6,073,222; 7,603,395; 7,971,091; and 7,577,867:

“storage system”

“to mirror at least some of the information written from the CPU to the first storage system in the second storage system”

“to mirror at least some of the information written from the CPU to the first storage system in both the second and third storage systems”

“means . . . for mirroring”

“controller”

“preservation memory”

“when a new block written to the mass storage system is to overwrite the original data block”

“original data block”

“event marker”

“pseudosnapshot”

“surfacing [a/the] copy of at least a portion of the series of transactions”

“surfacing of a copy of transactions” is construed to mean “generating a data structure from the dataset of a series of transactions.”

“surfacing of a copy of the at least a portion of the series of transactions” is construed to mean “generating a data structure from the dataset of the at least a portion of the series of transactions.”

“surfaced copy” is construed to mean “data structure generated from a dataset of transactions.”

“causes the production application to quiesce”

“quiescing the production application”

“quiescent state”

“write journal”

“client file index”

“data protection appliance (DPA) manager”

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