Your patent claims a device that "attach[es]" to a "flexible" thingy.

Does "attach" require that the device touch only the outside of the thingy? Or can it also attach to the thingy's innards? And must the thingy flex "easily" or just enough to seem, well, flexible?

The district court ruled that the attachment element of

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