Prosecution History Estoppel Limits Design Patent Amendments

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A fascinating ruling dealing with design patents, amendments made during prosecution, and limitations on claim scope was handed down by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on September 12, 2019 in Curver Luxembourg, Sarl v. Home Expressions Inc..[1]  Curver is an important piece in an otherwise scant design patent case law. Curver Luxembourg …

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