• Claim Construction Opinion Issues Regarding Display Screen Technology
  • November 27, 2014
  • Law Firm: Morris James LLP - Wilmington Office
  • Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc. v. ASUS Computer International, Inc., et al., C.A. Nos. 12-210 - LPS; 12-213 - LPS; 12-214 - LPS; 12-1394 - LPS; 12-1395 - LPS; 12-1397 - LPS; 13-864 - LPS, September 29, 2014.

    Stark, C. J. The court construes 30 terms from 6 patents after a Markman hearing held on April 24, 2014 with one term found to be indefinite.

    The parties submitted technology tutorials and expert reports in addition to claim construction briefing, which was completed on March 7, 2014. The following terms were construed:

    1. Hardwired

    2. hardwired supercomputer

    3. instruction fetch means for providing an instruction stream of two parcel items in sequence, wherein each two parcel item has a bit length of 2n

    4. instruction decode means responsive to each two parcel item for determining in one clock cycle whether the two parcel item is a single two parcel instruction having a bit length of 2n bits or two one parcel instructions, each having a bit length of n bits

    5. one clock cycle

    6. said one clock cycle

    7. instruction issue means responsive to the instruction decode means for issuing each two parcel instruction for execution during said one clock cycle, and for issuing one then the other of the two one parcel instructions for execution in sequence during said one clock cycle and the next succeeding clock cycle

    8. rasterization circuit

    9. rasterization process which operates on a ... floating point format

    10. frame buffer

    11. color

    12. per-fragment operations

    13. logic

    14. geometry processor

    15. scan converter

    16. large area

    17. optical compensation film

    18. air gap

    19. monitor

    20. digital computer system/information originating source

    21. high resolution

    22. high information content [indefinite]

    23. gamma profile

    24. gray scale resolution

    25. software controller

    26. adjustment circuit

    27. gamma value

    28. grayscale resolution

    29. graphics controller

    30. image data