Prosecution history estoppel again rejected

The Australian courts have again rejected the notion that what the applicant says during prosecution can be held against the patentee during later litigation.   In Bradken Resources Pty Ltd v Lynx Engineering Consultants Pty Ltd, [2015] FCA 1100, the judge was asked to consider the meaning of the claim term “integrally formed” for the purposes of infringement. The defendant pressed upon the judge