SEARCH

PTAB.US: Decisions of PTAB Patent Trial and Appeal Board Updated Daily.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

REVERSED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
Ex Parte Ott FREDMAN 103(a) HOWARD EISENBERG, ESQ.
Type I Interferon-inducible proteins to detect viral infection
Mushinski et al. US 2004/0209800 A1 Oct. 21, 2004

"[O]bviousness requires a suggestion of all limitations in a claim." CFMT, Inc. v. Yieldup Int’l. Corp., 349 F.3d 1333, 1342 (Fed. Cir. 2003) (citing In re Royka, 490 F.2d 981, 985 (CCPA 1974)).

How to Respond to § 103 Obviousness Rejections Using the “All Elements Test” in View of Recent Revisions to Section 2143.03 of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
Ex Parte Schilling et al WARREN 112(1) BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE LLC
Rigid polyurethane foams for insulation and process for producing same

2600 Communications
Ex Parte Emmot et al HAIRSTON 103(a) HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY
System and method communicate information from a single-threaded application over multiple I/O busses
Spencer US 6,311,247 B1 Oct. 30, 2001
Nelson US
6,801,202 B2 Oct. 5, 2004 (filed Jun. 28, 2001)
Ebihara US
6,924,807 B2 Aug. 2, 2005 (filed Mar. 23, 2001)

Ex Parte Hao et al RUGGIERO 102(b)/103(a) HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY
Method and system for automated visual comparison based on user drilldown sequences
Friedman US 5,893,090 Apr. 6, 1999

“Anticipation of a patent claim requires a finding that the claim at issue ‘reads on’ a prior art reference.” Atlas Powder Co. v. IRECO, Inc., 190 F.3d 1342, 1346 (Fed Cir. 1999) (“In other words, if granting patent protection on the disputed claim would allow the patentee to exclude the public from practicing the prior art, then that claim is anticipated, regardless of whether it also covers subject matter not in the prior art.”) (internal citations omitted).

2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
Ex Parte Kleinerman BLAKENSHIP 103(a) MARCOS Y. KLEINERMAN
Optical detectors for infrared, sub-millimeter and high energy radiation
Urbach 2,642,538 Jun. 16, 1953
Kleinerman
4,061,578 Dec. 6, 1977
McGrath
6,648,506 B2 Nov. 18, 2003

Ex Parte Horianopoulos et al MANTIS MERCADER 103(a) HAMRE, SCHUMANN, MUELLER & LARSON, P.C.
Traffic-actuated electrical generator apparatus
Register US 1,391,503 Sep. 20, 1921
McGee US
4,614,875 Sep. 30, 1986
Stites US
4,739,179 Apr. 19, 1988
Angel US
5,634,774 Jun. 03, 1997

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
Ex Parte Wilce et al CRAWFORD 103(a) BUCKLEY, MASCHOFF & TALWALKAR LLC
Systems and methods for facilitating agreement generation and negotiation
Blackman US 2002/0087534 A1 Jul. 4, 2002
Axelrad US
2002/0188539 A1 Dec. 12, 2002

Ex Parte Messer LORIN 103(a) MORGAN LEWIS & BOCKIUS, LLP
Transaction tracking, managing, assessment, and auditing data processing
Kanter US 5,537,314 Jul. 16, 1996
Merriman US
5,948,061 Sep. 7, 1999
Arnold US
6,016,504 Jan. 18, 2000

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Designs
Ex Parte Katzman et al 102(b) PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS
37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b)
Method and article for packaging an automatic external defibrillator

Karsten Manufacturing Corp. v. Cleveland Golf Co., 242 F.3d 1376, 1383 (Fed. Cir. 2001) ("Invalidity on the ground of ‘anticipation’ requires lack of novelty of the invention as claimed … that is, all of the elements and limitations of the claim must be shown in a single prior reference, arranged as in the claim.").

AFFIRMED-IN-PART

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
Ex Parte Ross MOHANTY 103(a) BAKER BOTTS L.L.P.
Local returns of remotely purchased merchandise with return code validation
Junger US 6,085,172 Jul. 4, 2000
Hauser et al US
6,536,659 B1 Mar. 25, 2003

No comments :