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in·va·lid

(in'vă-lid),
1. Weak; sick.
2. A person partially or completely disabled.
[L. in- neg. + validus, strong]

invalid

(ĭn′və-lĭd)
n.
One who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or disability.
adj.
1. Incapacitated by illness or injury.
2. Of, relating to, or intended for invalids.
tr.v. inva·lided, inva·liding, inva·lids
1. To incapacitate physically.
2. Chiefly British To release or exempt from duty because of ill health: "I was not quite sick enough to be invalided out, even though I was of no more use" (Mary Lee Settle).

in·va·lid

(in'vă-lid)
1. Weak; sick.
2. A person partially or completely disabled.
[L. in- neg. + validus, strong]

invalid

(ĭn′vă-lĭd) [L. in-, not, + validus, strong]
1. A former term for a person who is not well; weak. Use of the term is archaic.
2. Based on false premises, reasonings, or justifications.
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patent law that an alleged infringer can only overcome the presumption of validity by demonstrating invalidity with "clear and convincing evidence.
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Microsoft appealed to the Federal Circuit, but the panel upheld the Connell rule--that the clear and convincing standard applies to all evidence of invalidity.
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After a non-infringement position, an invalidity defense to an accusation of infringement is best.
However, Epistar retained the right to raise an invalidity defense if Lumileds brought an infringement claim against Epistar in the future.