ALTUS PARTNERS, LLC v. GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER THAT THE FOLLOWING CLAIM CONSTRUCTIONS OUTLINED HEREIN ARE ADOPTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE ROBERT F. KELLY ON 10/28/2013. 10/29/2013 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED (kk, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
ALTUS PARTNERS, LLC,
GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.,
AND NOW, this 28th
day of October, 2013, it is ORDERED that the
following claim constructions are adopted:
The claim term “groove” requires no construction, the plain and ordinary meaning
The claim term “first and second shoulders” is construed to mean “first and
second abrupt projections that form an abutment on an object or limits motion.”
The claim term “third and fourth shoulders” is construed to mean “third and
fourth abrupt projections that form an abutment on an object or limits motion.”
The claim term “extending . . . from at least one of the first and second slots
toward the other of the first and second slots”, requires no construction. The plain and ordinary
The claim term “the head of the fastener is retained within the tulip” is to be
construed to mean “the head of the fastener is held secure or intact within the tulip.”
The claim term “slide over” requires no construction. The plain and ordinary
meaning of the words apply.
The claim term “A lip of the tulip at the periphery of the first open end of the
tulip” requires no construction. The plain and ordinary meaning applies.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Robert F. Kelly
ROBERT F. KELLY
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