Xerox Corporation v. Google Inc. et al

Filing 133

CLAIM Construction Chart by Google Inc., Right Media Inc., Right Media LLC, Xerox Corporation, Yahoo! Inc., YouTube Inc., YouTube LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F)(Maguire, Lauren)

Xerox Corporation v. Google Inc. et al Doc. 133 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE XEROX CORPORATION, Plaintiff, v. GOOGLE INC., YAHOO! INC., RIGHT MEDIA INC., RIGHT MEDIA LLC, YOUTUBE, INC., and YOUTUBE, LLC, Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) C.A. No. 10-136-LPS-MPT JOINT CLAIM CONSTRUCTION CHART Pursuant to Paragraph 9 of the Court's February 15, 2011, Amended Scheduling Order, the parties respectfully submit this Joint Claim Construction Chart for U.S. Patent No. 6,778,979 (the "'979" Patent). A copy of the patent is attached to this chart as Exhibit A. In addition, the following documents from the prosecution history of the '979 Patent are attached as Exhibits B-F: Exhibit B: March 24, 2003 Amendment and Remarks Exhibit C: September 8, 2003 Amendment and Remarks Exhibit D: January 23, 2004 Response and Request for Reconsideration Exhibit E: April 23, 2004 Appeal Brief Exhibit F: May 18, 2004 Notice of Allowability {00498724;v1} Dockets.Justia.com Agreed Constructions Claim Term or Issue Antecedent Basis of Claim Terms "a query" / "the query" Claim 1: preamble; step (d) Claim 18: steps (b), (f) Claims 2, 19 "a classification label from the organized classification of document content" / "the assigned classification label" Claim 1: steps (c), (d) Claim 18: steps (e), (f) "selected document content" / "the selected document content" Claim 1: preamble; steps (b), (c) Claim 18: steps (b), (d), (e) Claims 2, 19 "an organized classification of document content" / "the organized classification of document content" Claim 1: steps (a), (c) Claim 18: steps (c), (e) Claims 5, 10 "a set of entities" / "the set of entities" Claim 1: steps (b), (d) Claim 18: steps (d), (f) Claim Terms "entity" Claim 1: steps (b), (d) Claim 18: steps (d), (f) Claim 2 something recognized in a document (e.g., a person's name, a location, a medical term, a graphics entity that may include image data, graphics data, audio data or video data) that can be in the form of an image, text, embedded data, HTML, etc. "a set of entities" and "the set of entities" refer to the same set of entities. "an organized classification of document content" and "the organized classification of document content" refer to the same organized classification of document content" "selected document content" and "the selected document content" refer to the same selected document content. "a classification label from the organized classification of document content" and "the assigned classification label" refer to the same classification label. Agreed Construction "a query" and "the query" refer to the same query. {00498724;v1} -2- Claim Term or Issue "document" Claim 1: preamble; steps (a), (b), (c) Claim 18: steps (b), (c), (d), (e) Claims 2, 5, 10 "organized classification of document content" Claim 1: steps (a), (c) Claim 18: steps (c), (e) Claims 5, 10 "defining an organized classification of document content" Claim 1: steps (a), (c) Claim 18: steps (c), (e) "terms relating to context information surrounding the set of entities in the selected document content" Claims 2, 19 "the organized classification of document content is defined using a hierarchical organization" Claim 5 "article of manufacture" Claim 18 Agreed Construction an electronic (e.g., digital) or physical (e.g., paper) recording of information. In its electronic form, a document may include image data, audio data, or video data. Image data may include text, graphics, or bitmaps. an organized set of categories that can be used to describe the subject matter of document content. setting an organized classification of document content. words or phrases that relate to the content surrounding the set of entities in the selected document content. the organized classification of document content is defined using categories that are "parents" or "children" of other categories. a computer program existent (permanently, temporarily, or transitorily) on any computerusable medium such as on any memory device or in any transmitting device. {00498724;v1} -3- Disputed Constructions Claim Term "query" Claim 1: preamble; step (d) Claim 18: steps (b), (f) Claims 2, 19 Xerox's Proposed Construction a set of data specifying search criteria. Intrinsic Evidence: col. 48, ln. 21-col. 52, ln. 29 Figs. 38-41, and descriptions thereof 1/23/04 Response and Request for Reconsideration, at 2-4 4/23/04 Xerox Appeal Brief, at 4-8 Defendants' Proposed Construction request for search results. Intrinsic Evidence: `979 Patent at: 3:2-33; 4:62-64; 5:1-3; 23:61-24:3; 26:58-67; 30:21-32; 30:43-56; 37:50-57; 40:18-23; 48:22-51; 48:63-49:16; 49:18-50:11; 50:42-44; 51:10-21; 51:22-52:29; 55:58-56:3; 62:6263:2; Fig. 23; Fig. 24; Fig. 31; Fig. 38; Fig. 39; Fig. 40; Fig. 41; Fig. 46; Fig. 51. Claim 11. `979 Patent prosecution history: 3/24/03 Amendment at 4-5; 9/8/03 Amendment at 1-2, 5, 910; 1/23/04 Response and Request for Reconsideration at 1, 3-4; 4/23/04 Appeal Brief at 514; 5/18/04 Notice of Allowability at 2-3. indefinite. Intrinsic Evidence: "selected document content" Claim 1: preamble; steps (b), (c) Claim 18: steps (b), (d), (e) Claims 2, 19 all or part of the content of a document in electronic form. Intrinsic Evidence: col. 6, lns. 52-56 col. 48, lns. 52-55 col. 49, lns. 18-20 col. 50, lns. 1-25 col. 51, lns. 10-41 Figs. 38, 39, and descriptions thereof Claim 2 (col. 76, lns. 31-34) 9/8/2003 Xerox Amendment and Remarks, at 2, 5, 7-10 4/23/2004 Xerox Appeal Brief, at 3-4 -4 `979 Patent at: 3:6-10; 3:19-21; 3:26-28; 41:10-18. {00498724;v1} Claim Term "classification label" Claim 1: steps (a), (c), (d) Claim 18: steps (c), (e), (f) Xerox's Proposed Construction a label in any format that identifies a category in the organized classification of document content. Intrinsic Evidence: col. 41, ln. 52 col. 42, ln. 34 col. 43, ln. 14 col. 45, ln. 63 col. 48, ln. 21 col. 50, ln. 11 col. 51, ln. 22 col. 52, ln. 29 col. 59, lns. 24-65 Claim 4 (col. 76, lns. 38-40) Figs. 36, 38-41, and descriptions thereof Defendants' Proposed Construction classifying word or phrase. Intrinsic Evidence: `979 Patent at: 3:2-33; 4:62-64; 41:53-60; 49:18-50:11; 51:34-51; 59:30-42; 60:52-55; Fig. 39. "categorizing the selected document content using the organized classification of document content for assigning the selected document content a classification label" Claim 1: step (c) Claim 18: step (e) determining the subject matter of the selected document content using one or more of the categories defining the organized classification of document content and assigning the corresponding classification label(s) to the selected document content. Intrinsic Evidence: col. 41, ln. 52 col. 46, ln. 67 col. 48, ln. 21 col. 50, ln. 11 col. 51, ln. 22 col. 52, ln. 29 col. 59, lns. 24-65 col. 60, lns. 52-55 Figs. 36, 38-41, and descriptions thereof using the organized classification of document content to categorize the selected document content and to assign to the selected document content a single classification label. Intrinsic Evidence: `979 Patent at: 4:58; 4:62-67; 40:66-41:9; 41:53-42:2; 42:2934; 42:48-54; 45:41-53; 49:1846; 50:3-11; 51:33-51; 52:15-29; Fig. 36; Fig. 38; Fig. 39; Fig. 40; Fig. 41. Claims 6, 9, 11, 20. `979 Patent prosecution history: 3/24/03 Amendment at 4-5; 9/8/03 Amendment at 1-2, 5, 910; 1/23/04 Response and Request for Reconsideration at 1, 3-4; 4/23/04 Appeal Brief at 514; 5/18/04 Notice of Allowability at 2-3. {00498724;v1} -5- Claim Term "to restrict a search at the information retrieval system for information concerning the set of entities to the category of information in the information retrieval system identified by the assigned classification label" Claim 1: (d) Claim 18: (f) Xerox's Proposed Construction the set of data specifying search criteria includes data items corresponding to one or more entities identified in the "automatically identifying" step and one or more classification labels assigned in the "automatically categorizing" step. Intrinsic Evidence: Defendants' Proposed Construction to confine a search at the information retrieval system to the category of information identified by the assigned classification label, where the search seeks information concerning the set of entities. Intrinsic Evidence: `979 Patent at: 3:2-33; 4:62-67; 21:20-23; 40:66-41:9; 48:34-39; 48:66-49:3; 49:18- 50:11; 51:3351; 51:64-52:11; 52:15-29; 59:56-59; Fig. 38; Fig. 39; Fig. 40; Fig. 41. col. 48, ln. 21 col. 50, ln. 11 col. 51, ln. 22 col. 52, ln. 29 Figs. 38-41, and descriptions thereof 1/23/04 Response and Request for Reconsideration, at 2-4 Claims 2, 9, 19, 20. 4/23/04 Xerox Appeal Brief, at 4-8 `979 Patent prosecution history: 3/24/03 Amendment at 4-5; 9/8/03 Amendment at 1-2, 5, 910; 1/23/04 Response and Request for Reconsideration at 1, 3-4; 4/23/04 Appeal Brief at 514; 5/18/04 Notice of Allowability at 2-3. one or more words or phrases that describe a class in the organized classification of document content. Intrinsic Evidence: col. 48, ln. 21 col. 49, ln. 67 col. 51, ln. 22 col. 52, ln. 29 Fig. 36, 38, 40, and descriptions thereof one or more words or phrases that describe the category of information corresponding to the class. Intrinsic Evidence: `979 Patent at: 4:58; 48:50-51; 48:63-49:6; 49:43-48; 51:34-39; 52:7-14; Fig. 36; Fig. 38; Fig. 40. "characteristic vocabulary" Claim 10 {00498724;v1} -6- Claim Term Order of steps Xerox's Proposed Construction Claim 1: Step (a) must be performed before steps (c) and (d). Step (b) must be performed before the completion of step (d). Step (c) must be performed before the completion of step (d). Claim 18: Step (c) must be performed before steps (e) and (f). Step (d) must be performed before the completion of step (f). Step (e) must be performed before the completion of step (f). Claim 2: The step of Claim 2 must be performed during or after the completion of step (d) of Claim 1. Claim 19: The step of Claim 19 must be performed during or after the completion of step (f) of Claim 18. Intrinsic Evidence: col. 41, ln. 52 col. 42, ln. 34 col. 43, ln. 14 col. 45, ln. 63 col. 48, ln. 21-col. 52, ln. 29 col. 59, lns. 24-65 col. 60, lns. 52-55 Claim 2 (col. 76, lns. 31-34) Figs. 36, 38-41, and descriptions thereof 4/23/2004 Xerox Appeal Brief, at 8-10 Defendants' Proposed Construction Claim 1: Step (a) must be performed before steps (c) and (d). Step (b) must be performed before step (d). Step (c) must be performed before step (d). Claim 18: Step (c) must be performed before steps (e) and (f). Step (d) must be performed before step (f). Step (e) must be performed before step (f). Claim 2: The steps of claim 1 must be performed before the step of 2. Claim 19: The steps of claim 18 must be performed before the step of 19. Intrinsic Evidence: `979 Patent at: 4:60-67; 49:1850:11; 51:23-52:14; Fig. 38; Fig. 39; Fig. 40. {00498724;v1} -7- ASHBY & GEDDES /s/ Lauren E. Maguire Lawrence C. Ashby (#468) John G. Day (#2403) Lauren E. Maguire (#4261) 500 Delaware Avenue, 8th Floor Wilmington, DE 19899 (302) 654-1888 lashby@ashby-geddes.com jday@ashby-geddes.com lmaguire@ashby-geddes.com Attorneys for Plaintiff Xerox Corporation POTTER ANDERSON & CORROON LLP /s/ David E. Moore Richard L. Horwitz (#2246) David E. Moore (#3983) Hercules Plaza, 6th Floor 1313 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19899 (302) 984-6000 rhorwitz@potteranderson.com dmoore@potteranderson.com Attorneys for Defendants Google Inc., YouTube, Inc. and YouTube LLC MORRIS, NICHOLS, ARSHT & TUNNELL LLP /s/ Jack B. Blumentfeld Jack B. Blumenfeld (#1014) Maryellen Noreika (#3208) Hercules Plaza, 6th Floor 1201 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19899 (302) 658-9200 jblumenfeld@mnat.com mnoreika@mnat.com Attorneys for Defendants Yahoo! Inc., Right Media Inc. and Right Media LLC Dated: March 15, 2011 {00498724;v1} -8-