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Monday, March 30, 2009

1600
Ex Parte Ilsley et al 103(a) AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Ex Parte Benjamin MOORE 102(b)/103(a) Fish & Richardson PC
Ex Parte Srivastava et al GRIMES 112(1) RICHARD ARON OSMAN
1700
Ex Parte Tomoi et al WARREN 103(a) GARY C. COHEN, PLLC
Ex Parte Schottland SMITH 103(a) MARINA LARSON & ASSOCIATES LLC
Ex Parte Liu et al WARREN 112/102(b)/103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Ex Parte Iijima et al WARREN 102(a)/103(a) OBLON SPIVAK MCCLELLAND MAIER & NEUSTADT, P.C.
Ex Parte Shea et al ROBERTSON 102(e)/103(a) AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Ex Parte Evanovich et al COLAIANNI 102(b)/103(a) THE BLK LAW GROUP
Ex Parte Ohrui et al KRATZ 102(b) FRISHAUF, HOLTZ, GOODMAN & CHICK, PC
2100
Ex Parte Webb DIXON 102(e)/103(a) GATES & COOPER LLP
Ex Parte Smith et al BARRY 103(a) TUCKER ELLIS & WEST LLP
Ex Parte Arning et al DIXON 101 IBM CORP. (WSM) WINSTEAD SECHREST & MINICK P.C.
2400
Ex Parte Berkun et al BLANKENSHIP 112/102(e)/103(a) PERKINS COIE LLP
2600
Ex Parte Jesse et al MANTIS MERCADER 102(e)/103(a) Van Pelt & Yi, L.L.P.
2800
Ex Parte Ping et al MANTIS MERCADER 102(b)/103(a) WHYTE HIRSCHBOECK DUDEK S.C.
Ex Parte Akaki JEFFERY 102(b) Morrison & Foerster LLP
Ex Parte Sugiura et al 103(a) OBLON, SPIVAK, MCCLELLAND MAIER & NEUSTADT, P.C.
Ex Parte Roush et al BOALICK 102(b)/103(a) Honeywell International Inc.
Ex Parte Cohen NAPPI 103(a) URI COHEN
Ex Parte Brunner et al HASTINGS 103(a) PATTERSON, THUENTE, SKAAR & CHRISTENSEN, P.A.
Ex Parte Burchette et al HANLON 103(a) CHRISTIE, PARKER & HALE, LLP
3600
Ex Parte Nishikawa WALKER 102(b)/103(a) HOFFMAN WARNICK, LLC
Ex Parte Toman LANE 103(a) Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
Ex Parte Wren CRAWFORD 102(e)/103(a) STEPHEN WREN
Ex Parte Shan et al CRAWFORD 102(e)/103(a) HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY
Ex Parte Dittrich LORIN 103(a) BACON & THOMAS, PLLC
Ex Parte Miller et al FISCHETTI 103(a) BRYAN CAVE POWELL GOLDSTEIN
Ex Parte Green PATE III 103(a) ALSTON & BIRD LLP
3700
Ex Parte McCarthy PATE III 103(a) 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
Ex Parte Lee KERINS 103(a) BAKER & DANIELS LLP
Ex Parte Hawley et al O'NEILL 103(a) FAY SHARPE/HENKEL
Ex Parte Ritchart et al McCOLLUM 102(b)/103(a) Johnson & Johnson
Ex Parte Mogil GRIMES 103(A) ARENT FOX LLP


REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney
1600Ex Parte Marlowe et al THOMAS 103(a) JONES DAYEx Parte Novikov et al McCOLLUM 103(a) THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
1700
Ex Parte Strang GARRIS 103(a) OBLON, SPIVAK, MCCLELLAND MAIER & NEUSTADT, P.C.Ex Parte Marsh et al HANLON 102(b)/103(a) WONG, CABELLO, LUTSCH, RUTHERFORD & BRUCCULERI, L.L.P.Ex Parte Hashimura et al ROBERTSON 103(a) BAKER BOTTS L.L.P.Ex Parte Kinoshita et al KIMLIN 103(a) KUBOVCIK & KUBOVCIK
2100
Ex Parte Kaushik et al BARRETT 102(e) BLAKELY SOKOLOFF TAYLOR & ZAFMAN LLPEx Parte Chkodrov et al COURTENAY 102(e) BIRCH, STEWART, KOLASCH & BIRCH, LLP
2400
Ex Parte Deleu et al DANG 103(a) SUGHRUE MION, PLLCEx Parte French et al DANG 102(e)/103(a) IBM CORP (YA)
2600
Ex Parte Jei et al WHITEHEAD, JR. 103(a) THE FARRELL LAW FIRM, PCEx Parte Matson et al KRIVAK 101/102(b)/103(a) GARLICK HARRISON & MARKISON
2800
Ex Parte Birecki et al SAADAT 102(b)/obviousness-type double patenting HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANYEx Parte Elbaz et al WHITEHEAD, JR. 103(a) BUCHANAN, INGERSOLL & ROONEY, P.C.Ex Parte Lyons JEFFERY 102(e) AMIN, TUROCY & CALVIN, LLP
3600
Ex Parte Rumsey et al SONG 102(b)/103(a) PRICE, HENEVELD, COOPER, DEWITT, & LITTON, LLP/GENTEX CORPORATIONEx Parte Wilkinson ADAMS 103(a) SCHMEISER, OLSEN & WATTSEx Parte Harper CRAWFORD 102(b) AIR LIQUIDEEx Parte Moore, et al BARRETT 102(b) CANTOR COLBURN, LLPEx Parte Yodock et al McCARTHY 103(a) GRAY ROBINSON, P.AEx Parte Shmueli et al LORIN 103(a) WITHROW & TERRANOVA, P.L.L.C.Ex Parte Auer FISCHETTI 103(a) JACK SCHWARTZ & ASSOCIATESEx Parte Thier LORIN 103(a) SHUMAKER & SIEFFERT, P. A.Ex Parte Meckler O'NEILL 102(a)/103(a)/112 HAHN LOESER / LINCOLNEx Parte Bodie et al CRAWFORD 112/103 PITNEY BOWES INC.Ex Parte Borenstein et al CRAWFORD 101/103(a) IBM CORP. (WSM)
3700
Ex Parte Boyer et al PATE, III 102/103 ANDREWS & KURTH, L.L.P.Ex Parte Kinstler et al PATE, III 102/103 BACHMAN & LAPOINTE, P.C.Ex Parte Lissianski et al PATE, III 103 NIXON & VANDERHYE P.C.Ex Parte Roorda et al PATE, III 102(b)/102(e)/103(a) SQUIRE, SANDERS, DEMPSEYEx Parte Falahee PATE, III 102(b)/103(a) GIFFORD, KRASS, SPRINKLE,ANDERSON & CITKOWSKI, P.CEx Parte Meredith et al KIMLIN 102(b) BLACK & DECKER INC.Ex Parte Tomsia et al
Ex Parte Haefner ADAMS 102(b)/103(a) HOLLINGSWORTH & FUNK, LLCEx Parte Gilder et al BAHR 103(a) THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANYEx Parte Shirai et al PATE, III 102(b)/103(a) GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN, P.L.C.Ex Parte Utz et al O'NEILL 102(b)/103(a) GREIGG & GREIGG P.L.L.C.Ex Parte Marcoz OWENS 102(b)/103(a) JAMES RAY & ASSOCIATES

Friday, March 27, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Webb et al 3600 PATE, III 112/102(e) H. DUANE SWITZER, JONES DAYEx Parte Walker et al 3600 BAHR 103(a) HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.Ex Parte Sieberer 3600 PATE, III 102(b)/103(a) WENDEROTH, LIND & PONACK, L.L.P.Ex Parte Sharratt et al 3700 ADAMS 102(b) WESTMAN CHAMPLIN & KELLY, P.A.Ex Parte Lochtefeld et al 2800 DELMENDO 103(a) GOODWIN PROCTER LLPEx Parte Grilliot et al 3600 PATE, III 103(a) Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & MortimerEx Parte Cohen 3600 BAHR 103(a) Michaud-Duffy Group LLPEx Parte Harchanko 2800 HAIRSTON 102(e)/103(a) Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLCEx Parte Reinert 3600 SCHEINER 102(b)/103(a)/112 THE WEBB LAW FIRM, P.C.Ex Parte Hendley et al 3600 MEDLEY 103(a) WOOD, HERRON & EVANS, LLPEx Parte Kapoor et al 1700 GAUDETTE 103(a) TOWNSEND AND TOWNSEND AND CREW LLPEx Parte Schroeder et al 1700 KIMLIN 102(b)/103(a) PEARNE & GORDON LLPEx Parte Stewart et al 1700 SMITH 103(a) LADAS & PARRY LLPEx Parte Xu et al 1600 LEBOVITZ 112 MYERS BIGEL SIBLEY & SAJOVECEx Parte Spinelli 3700 PATE, III 102(b)/103(a) THOMAS SPINELLI

Thursday, March 26, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Schultz 2600 JEFFERY 102(e)/103(a) VERIZONEx Parte Helms 1700 ROBERTSON 103(a) ULMER & BERNE LLPEx Parte Bastianelli et al 3600 MOHANTY 103(a) WOOD, HERRON & EVANS, LLPEx Parte Siegel et al 3600 MOHANTY 103(a) MAYER & WILLIAMS PCEx Parte Sollami 3600 PATE, III 102(b)/103(a) PITTS AND BRITTIAN P CEx Parte Silberbauer 3700 PATE, III 102/103 FRIEDRICH KUEFFNEREx Parte Ballard et al 3700 PATE, III 102(b)/103(a) HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANYEx Parte Hase et al 3600 PATE, III 103 ROBERT W. BECKER & ASSOCIATESEx Parte Seetharaman et al 3600 LORIN 103(a) YEE & ASSOCIATES, PCEx Parte Nordlin 3700 PATE, III 103 TREXLER, BUSHNELL, GIANGIORGI, BLACKSTONE & MARR, LTD.Ex Parte Holmes et al 1600 PRATS 103(a) GE HEALTHCARE, INC.Ex Parte Bennett et al 3600 PATE, III 103 RENNER KENNER GREIVE BOBAK TAYLOR & WEBEREx Parte Shah et al 2100 HOMERE 102(e) CARR & FERRELL LLPEx Parte Fong et al 2600 NAPPI 103(a) TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C.Ex Parte Faour et al 3700 O'NEILL 103(a) INNOVAR, LLCEx Parte Sherwin et al 3600 CRAWFORD 102(e)/103(a) Fay Sharpe LLPEx Parte Underbrink et al 3700 CRAWFORD 103 BRIGGS AND MORGAN P.A.Ex Parte Kavalieros et al 2800 SAADAT 103(a) TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C.Ex Parte Sickert et al 3600 SILVERBERG 103(a) MACMILLAN, SOBANSKI & TODD, LLCEx Parte Khan et al 1700 KRATZ 103(a) FENNEMORE CRAIG, P.C.Ex Parte Francis 3600 MOHANTY 102(b)/103(a) WELSH & FLAXMAN, LLCEx Parte Relan 2400 COURTENAY 102(e)/103(a) SQUIRE, SANDERS & DEMPSEY L.L.P.Ex Parte Newman 3700 McCOLLUM 102(b)/103(a) RADER, FISHMAN & GRAUER PLLCEx Parte Sesek et al 3600 LORIN 101/102(b)/103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANYEx Parte Schultz 2600 JEFFERY 101/102/103 VERIZON

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Braithwaite et al 2800 MANTIS MERCADER 102(b)/103(a) GOODWIN PROCTER LLPEx Parte Krumrei 3700 WILLIAM F. PATE III 112(1)/102/103 VINCENT L. CARNEY LAW OFFICEEx Parte Gieselmann et al 3600 WALKER 103(a) FISH & RICHARDSON, P.C.Ex Parte Zehner et al 2700 McCOLLUM 112/103(a) ARMSTRONG TEASDALE LLPEx Parte Roemer et al 3700 GRIMES 112/102(b)/103(a) STEPTOE & JOHNSON, LLPEx Parte Kakehi et al 1600 MILLS 103(a) OBLON, SPIVAKEx Parte Dabkowski et al 1700 ADAMS 103(a) UNILEVER PATENT GROUPEx Parte Reddy et al 1700 OWENS 103 HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICESEx Parte McConkie et al 3600 BARRETT 103(a) DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLCEx Parte Pan et al 1600 LEBOVITZ 103(a) RICHARD ARON OSMANEx Parte Hasseler 2800 OWENS 103(a) HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANYEx Parte Seiler et al 2600 TURNER 103(a) ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.Ex Parte Kruse 2600 SAADAT 102(b)/103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANYEx Parte Schneidereit et al 2600 JEFFEREY remanded 112/101 PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Wolff 3700 KERINS 103(a) VENABLE LLP
Ex Parte Agrawal et al 3700 MEDLEY, TORCZON concurring 102(b)/103(a) DOW CORNING CORPORATION CO.
Ex Parte Kerzman et al 2800 TURNER 102(e) UNISYS CORPORATION
Ex Parte Voorhees 3700 ADAMS 103(a) FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP
Ex Parte Kamdar et al 2600 KRIVAK 103(a) GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
Ex Parte Dosmann 3700 GREEN 102(b)/103(a) NIXON PEABODY LLP
Ex Parte Steinman et al 3600 LORIN 103(a) SONNENSCHEIN NATH & ROSENTHAL LLP
Ex Parte Haeuptle 2100 MARTIN 103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Ex Parte Sparks et al 2400 MACDONALD 102(e)/103(a) PAUL M. DENK
Ex Parte Castronovo 3700 STAICOVICI 103(a) WHITHAM, CURTIS & CHRISTOFFERSON & COOK, P.C.
Ex Parte De La Poterie et al 1600 SCHEINER 112 FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW,
GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP
Ex Parte Govari 3700 PRATS 103(a) JOHNSON & JOHNSON

Monday, March 23, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Leslie et al 3600 HOFF 112/102(e)/103(a) SCHMEISER, OLSEN & WATTS
Ex Parte Cole et al 3700 ADAMS 103(a) WEIDE & MILLER, LTD.
Ex Parte Holloway et al 2100 BLANKENSHIP 103(a) IBM CORPORATION
Ex Parte Berg 2100 COURTENAY 103(a) IBM CORPORATION
Ex Parte Gu 2800 SAADAT 102(b)/103(a) GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
Ex Parte Desko et al 2800 PAK 102(b)/103(a) LAW FIRM OF PETER V.D. WILDE
Ex Parte McBrearty et al 2400 BLANKENSHIP 103(a) IBM Corporation
Ex Parte Fishman et al 1600 ADAMS 112/103(a) VOLPE AND KOENIG, P.C.
Ex Parte Fernandez et al 3600 McCOLLUM 102(b)/103(a) QUARLES & BRADY LLP

Friday, March 20, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Stephenson et al 2800 KRIVAK 103(a) ALSTON & BIRD, L.L.P.
Ex Parte Pietras 3600 LEE 102(b)/103(a) MOSER, PATTERSON & SHERIDAN, L.L.P.
Ex Parte Ford et al 3700 ADAMS 102(b)/103(a) GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN, P.L.C.
Ex Parte Drzal et al 1700 KIMLIN 103(a) IAN C. MCLEOD
Ex Parte Pactiv Corp et al 3900 BARRETT 102(e)/103(a) NIXON PEABODY LLP/PITNEY & HARDIN, LLP (reexamine)
Ex Parte Bade et al 2100 LUCAS 103(A) BEVER, HOFFMAN & HARMS, LLP
Ex Parte Ryman 2100 THOMAS 103(a) IBM CORPORATION

Thursday, March 19, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Gibbs et al 2600 RUGGIORO 103(a) DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE, LLP/SEATTLE
Ex Parte Reddy et al 1600 ADAMS 103(a) DR. REDDY’S LABORATORIES, INC.
Ex Parte Holahan 1700 PAK 103(a) POLSTER, LIEDER, WOODRUFF & LUCCHESI
Ex Parte Prouse 2100 THOMAS 102(b)/112 ISHIMARU & ZAHRT LLP
Ex Parte Bertrand 3700 PAK 103(a) DILLON & YUDELL LLP
Ex Parte Richards et al 2800 OWENS 102(e)/103(a) SMITH IP SERVICES, P.C.
Ex Parte Pacey 3700 GRIMES 102(b)/103(a) NIXON PEABODY LLP
Ex Parte Gulliver et al 2400 BARRY 103/112 ROGITZ & ASSOCIATES

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Todorov et al 2400 MARTIN dissenting-in-part HOMERE 103(a) LEYDIG VOIT & MAYER, LTD
Ex Parte Sawdon et al 3700 BARRETT 102(b) GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
Ex Parte Bolduc et al 3700 ADAMS 103(a) JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Ex Parte Cobene et al 3700 SILVERBERG 102(b) HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY
Ex Parte Buechler et al 1700 TIMM 102(b)/103(a) WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI
Ex Parte Thiele et al 1700 PAK dissenting-in-part HASTINGS 102(e)/103(a) 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
Ex Parte Kamath et al 3600 CRAWFORD 103(a) YOUNG LAW FIRM, P.C.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Krasutsky 3600 MEDLEY 102(b)/103(a) WILLIAMS, MORGAN & AMERSON
Ex Parte Ramesh et al 3700 KERINS 103(a) CRYOVAC, INC.
Ex Parte Church 3600 LORIN 103(a) VERIZON PATENT MANAGEMENT GROUP
Ex Parte Klaus 3600 SCHEINER 103(a) HARNESS, DICKEY, & PIERCE, P.L.C.
Ex Parte Temple 3700 PRATS 102(b)/103(a) GIFFORD, KRASS, SPRINKLE, ANDERSON & CITKOWSKI, P.C.
Ex Parte Nowlin et al 2600 HAIRSTON 103(a) PAUL F. WILLE
Ex Parte Woehr 3700 LEBOVITZ 103(a) KLEIN, O'NEILL & SINGH, LLP
Ex Parte Glenn 1700 TIMM 103(a) MCNEES WALLACE & NURICK, LLC

Monday, March 16, 2009

REVERSED BPAI Decisions

Application/Technical Art Unit/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Collins et al 2600 MOTOROLA, INC.
Ex Parte Mino 1700 3M INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS COMPANY
Ex Parte Doczy et al 2800 TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C.
Ex Parte Falla et al 3700 WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE & RICE, PLLC
Ex Parte Negron 3600 ALSTON & BIRD LLP
Ex Parte Leung et al 1600 ROSSI, KIMMS & McDOWELL LLP
Ex Parte Chen et al 3700 KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
Ex Parte Oldenburg 3600 FREUDENBERG-NOK GENERAL PARTNERSHIP
Ex Parte Ritz 3600 THOMAS, KAYDEN, HORSTEMEYER & RISLEY, LLP
Ex Parte Haugland et al 3700 PILLSBURY, WINTHROP, SHAW, PITTMAN, LLP

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

Ex Parte Haubner et al 1600 GRIMES 103(a) CONNOLLY BOVE LODGE & HUTZ LLP
Ex Parte Schaller et al 1700 PAK 112(1)/102(e)/103(a) DAIMLERCHRYSLER
Ex Parte Bartkowiak et al 1700 GAUDETTE dissent NAGUMO 103(a) OBLON, SPIVAK P.C.
Ex Parte Koike et al 1700 KRATZ 103(a) H. JAY SPIEGEL & ASSOCIATES PC
Ex Parte Taoka et al 1700 NAGUMO 102(b)/103(a) GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN, P.L.C.
Ex parte ORDILLE 2100 BARRY 103(a) RYAN, MASON & LEWIS, LLP
Ex Parte Xydis 2600 MANTIS MERCADER 103(a) HOWARD & HOWARD ATTORNEYS PLLC
Ex Parte Conroy 3600 HORNER 103(a) THE BLK LAW GROUP
Ex Parte Bergman et al 3600 SCHEINER 103(a)/112(2) ZARLEY LAW FIRM P.L.C.
Ex Parte Turung 3600 HORNER 102(b)/103(a) FAY SHARPE LLP
Ex Parte Aaron-Barrada 3700 HORNER 103(a) NILS H. LJUNGMAN & ASSOCIATES
Ex Parte McGhee 3700 SCHEINER 103(a) LITMAN LAW OFFICES, LTD.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Agent Attorney

10/740,064 1700 NAGUMO 103(a) FROMMER LAWRENCE & HAUG LLP
10/775,881 3600 BARRETT 112(1)/103(a) HARNESS, DICKEY & PIERCE, P.L.C.
10/868,514 3600 HORNER 103(a) PATENTS+TMS, P.C.
10/697,567 3600 McCARTHY 102(b) GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN, P.L.C.
10/695,200 3600 PATE, III 103(a) DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP
09/942,382 3600 WALKER 103(a) PERMAN & GREEN
10/795,288 3700 SCHEINER 103(a) LITMAN LAW OFFICES, LTD.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Decision

10/461,839 1600 ADAMS 112(2) 103(a) AFFIRMED-IN-PART
10/351,671 1700 GAUDETTE 103(a) REVERSED
11/061,239 1700 KIMLIN 112(2) 103(a) AFFIRMED-IN-PART
10/441,502 1700 PAK 103(a) AFFIRMED-IN-PART
09/897,708 2100 SIU 103(a) REVERSED
10/213,421 2600 JEFFERY 103(a) AFFIRMED-IN-PART

Monday, March 9, 2009

Application/Technical Art Unit/Judge/Grounds/Decision

11/544,559 1600 PRAT 112(1) REVERSED
10/993,851 2800 COLLAIANNI 103(a) REVERSED
10/895,536 3700 SILVERBERG 102(b) 103(a) AFFIRMED-IN-PART