Central District of California Construes Claim Terms in Aribex’s Portable X-Ray

December 28, 2016 — On December 22, 2016, the United States District Court for the Central District of California construed claim terms in the two patents asserted by Defendant and Counterclaim-Plaintiff Aribex, Inc. against Declaratory Judgment Plaintiffs and Counterclaim-Defendants Dexcowin Global, Inc. and Dexcowin Co. Ltd.  The patents cover portable x-ray devices.  The terms construed by the Court were “portable,” “current load” for imaging, “display,” “structurally unattached to the housing” of a portable x-ray device, and “substantially constant x-ray radiation output.”  With respect to the term “continuous” as relating to high voltage, the Court decided that no claim construction is necessary.

The patents-at-issue are U.S. Patent No. 7,496,178, entitled, “Portable X-ray Device” and U.S. Patent No. 7,224,769, entitled, “Digital X-Ray Camera.”  The case is captioned Dexcowin Global, Inc. v. Aribex, Inc., 2:16-cv-00143.

By: Chika Seidel