1. Also in case a dependent claim is patentable on its own, fulfillment of all features of both the main claim and the dependent claim is required for infringement.
2. The scope of a patent is defined by its claims; the prosecution file may only be considered for interpretation if there are contradictions between the claims, the description and/or the drawings.
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