The entire direction of a patent litigation case is dictated by the construction of the claim terms. It is therefore of paramount importance to have the right experts on your team. When the definition of each word matters, you can count on the meticulous analytical skills of Caulfield Engineering’s patent experts. With their diverse technical background, Caulfield Engineering’s patent experts can interpret patent claims from the view of a person of ordinary skill in the art, and provide clear definitions for any claim terms requiring construction beyond the plain and ordinary meaning. Caulfield Engineering’s patent experts have participated in Markman hearings, and are skilled in constructing claims by considering the intrinsic evidence, including context of the claim, the supporting specification, and the file history. When additional evidence is necessary beyond the intrinsic evidence, our patent experts know where to find the authoritative reference sources to be used as extrinsic evidence during claim construction.