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Thursday, October 30, 2014

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REVERSED 
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1628 Ex Parte Singh et al 12175441 - (D) JENKS 103 Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP ZAREK, PAUL E

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1714 Ex Parte Baziuk 12817258 - (D) ABRAHAM 103 Ade & Company Inc. WHATLEY, KATELYN B

1761 Ex Parte Gatlin et al 10745290 - (D) SMITH 103 ROBERT W STROZIER, P.L.L.C OGDEN JR, NECHOLUS

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2166 Ex Parte Oliver et al 11589007 - (D) SAADAT 112(2)/103 Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP HARPER, ELIYAH STONE

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3623 Ex Parte Breiter et al 10562504 - (D) LORIN 112(1)/103 CANTOR COLBURN LLP-IBM POUGHKEEPSIE ANDERSON, FOLASHADE

3688 Ex Parte Chang et al 11728069 - (D) WORTH 102/103 Adobe Systems, Inc. 58083 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP MACASIANO, MARILYN G

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3732 Ex Parte Taljaard 10520231 - (D) FREDMAN 103 Frommer Lawrence & Haug MAI, HAO D

The test for obviousness “is what the combined teachings of the references would have suggested to those of ordinary skill in the art.” In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413, 425 (CCPA 1981). “‘[R]ejections on obviousness grounds cannot be sustained by mere conclusory statements; instead, there must be some articulated reasoning with some rational underpinning to support the legal conclusion of obviousness.’” KSR Int’l Co. v. Teleflex Inc., 550 U.S. 398, 418 (2007) (citing In re Kahn, 441 F.3d 977, 988 (Fed. Cir. 2006)).

Keller, In re, 642 F.2d 413, 208 USPQ 871 (CCPA 1981) 707.07(f) 2145

Kahn, In re, 441 F.3d 977, 78 USPQ2d 1329 (Fed. Cir. 2006) 2143.01 2144

KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc., 550 U.S. 398, 82 USPQ2d 1385 (2007) 2141 ,   2145 ,   2216 ,   2242 ,   2286 ,   2616 ,   2642 ,   2686.04

3762 Ex Parte Carroll et al 10761424 - (D) GRIMES 103 MCDONNELL BOEHNEN HULBERT & BERGHOFF LLP KAHELIN, MICHAEL WILLIAM

3765 Ex Parte Drosihn 12330738 - (D) SMEGAL 102 COOLEY LLP MUROMOTO JR, ROBERT H

AFFIRMED-IN-PART 
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1747 Ex Parte KLAPP et al 12829865 - (D) ANKENBRAND 103 103 GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN, P.L.C. FISCHER, JUSTIN R

1758 Ex Parte Buller et al 11378847 - (D) COLAIANNI 112(1) 103 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP (SF) MERSHON, JAYNE L

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2898 Ex Parte McANDREW et al 12721362 - (D) HOUSEL 103 103 American Air Liquide, Inc. ABDELAZIEZ, YASSER A

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3676 Ex Parte Chalker et al 11851354 - (D) BROWN 103 103 SMITH IP SERVICES, P.C. WALLACE, KIPP CHARLES

AFFIRMED 
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1761 Ex Parte Sciver et al 12748271 - (D) HASTINGS 103 SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP MRUK, BRIAN P

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2872 Ex Parte Calmes 12355510 - (D) DERRICK 103 Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada Mockler PLLC CHWASZ, JADE R

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3627 Ex Parte Pappas et al 12338942 - (D) FETTING 103 KELLY & KELLEY, LLP CHAMPAGNE, LUNA

3692 Ex Parte Morgan et al 12005531 - (D) FISCHETTI 112(2) 102/103 TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C. BAIRD, EDWARD J

3692 Ex Parte Shipman 10902046 - (D) FISCHETTI 103 DIEDERIKS & WHITELAW, PLC EBERSMAN, BRUCE I

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Ex Parte Kim 12137349 - (D) GREENHUT 101/103 Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC FERNSTROM, KURT

3726 Ex Parte Kessler 12157360 - (D) GREENHUT 103 112(2)/103 SIEMENS CORPORATION AFZALI, SARANG

REEXAMINATION

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2612 Ex parte ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC Ex Parte RE41,562 et al 11/102,887 90012095 - (D) FRAHM 102 102/103 GAZDZINSKI & ASSOCIATES, PC Third Party Requester: TUCKER ELLIS LLP TARAE, CATHERINE MICHELLE original TWEEL JR, JOHN ALEXANDER