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Leggett & Platt, Inc. appeals the judgment of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia granting Atlanta Attachment Co. summary judgment that Leggett & Platt infringed claim 32 of U.S. Patent No. 6,834,603, and that the patent was neither invalid because of the on-sale bar of 35 U.S.C. § 102(b), obviousness, or a violation of the best mode and written description requirements, nor unenforceable due to inequitable conduct. Atlanta Attachment Co. v. Leggett & Platt, Inc., No. 1:05-CV-1071 (N.D. Ga. Feb. 23, 2007). Because embodiments of claim 32 of the ’603 patent were on sale before the critical date, we reverse and remand.

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