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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE INTEGRATED DISCRETE ) DEVICES, LLC, ) Plaintiff, ) ; C. A. No. 08-888 GMS DIODES INCORPORATED, } Defendant, ; IN OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,825,079 After having considered the submissions of the parties and hearing oral argument on the matter, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that, as used in the asserted claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,825,079 (the “*079 patent”): 1. Theterm “semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity type” is construed to mean “bottom semiconductor material of a first conductivity type, upon which layers may be deposited or grown. 2. The term “pedestal” is construed to mean “a patterned structure with substantially vertical sidewalls discrete from the side regions.” 3. The term “on [the first surface of] the substrate” is construed to mean “in contact with {the first surface of] the substrate.” ' The court has adopted the defendant’s proposed construction of this term, pursuant to its oral ruling, dated April 28, 2010, during which it concluded that it would adopt the defendant's proposed claim constructions for certain terms as a sanction for the plaintiff's failure to follow its ‘Markman procedures. (See Transcript of Markman Hearing, dated April 28, 2010 at 3:17-6:25.) ? See footnote 1 ? The court will not re-construe the term “substrate,” as invited by the defendant, because it already has construed the term within the broader term “semiconductor substrate of a first 4, The term “side regions” is construed to mean “structures formed to the sides of and discrete from the pedestals. 5. The term “channel region in the substrate below the first oxide layer under the side regions” is construed to mean “a conductive path in the substrate below the first oxide layer, with a * length defined by the side regions above 6. The term “a buried layer of a second conductivity type under and between the side regions” is construed to mean “material of a second conductivity type covered by material of the first conductivity type both directly under the side regions and between the side regions of neighboring pedestals.”* 7, The term “the substrate between the side regions” is construed to have its plain and ordinary meaning” Dated: May 2G, 2010 conductivity type.” * See footnote 1 $Id. See footnote 3. ° See footnote 1 7 “In some cases, the ordinary meaning of claim language as understood by a person of skill in the art may be readily apparent even to lay judges, and claim construction in such cases involves little more than the application of the widely accepted meaning of commonly understood words.” Phillips, 415 F.3d at 1314 (citing Brown v. 3M, 265 F.3d 1349, 1352 (Fed. Cir. 2001)). See also footnote 3.