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cybersex

(sī'bĕr-seks),
Sexual stimulation through use of computer-based sexual images or exchanges.
[cyber-, pertaining to electronic computing, fr. G. kybernaō, to pilot, steer, + sex]
A form of long-distance eroticism in which one’s sexual fantasies are relayed to another participant in a real-time computer chat forum, who may self-stimulate himself/herself to a point of sexual gratification
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supposedly instituted via the Cybor and Markman II holdings.
between Markman II and Cybor the reversal rate rose to 26.2%; (78) and
In O2 Micro, the Federal Circuit further reinforced Markman and Cybor by emphasizing that disputes regarding the legal meaning of simple English words (i.e., "only if") should not be submitted to the jury within the factual question of infringement if an underlying dispute as to their legal scope exists.
(11.) Wagner & Petherbridge, supra note 2, at 1123-24 (discussing the reinforcing effect of Cybor).
1990) (Posner, J., concurring) (determining the standard of review on the basis of facts versus law would be "absurd"); Duffy, supra note 10, at 122-23 & nn.51-53 (suggesting that Cybor's choice between standards of review "cannot be made on the basis of metaphysical distinctions between fact and law"); Gary Lawson, Proving the Law, 86 NW.
Many, including those in dissent, believe that the Cybor standard is not consistent with Markman.
Phillips Electronics, a deeply-divided, en banc Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a 15-year-old doctrine, from Cybor v.
(Markman I), (3) and was confirmed by the Federal Circuit in Cybor Corp.