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Friday, May 7, 2010

Friday May 7, 2010

REVERSED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
Ex Parte Wells et al 10/153,207 SPIEGEL 112(1)/102(e) GATES & COOPER LLP EXAMINER SAOUD, CHRISTINE J

Parte Childress et al 11/144,464 ADAMS 112(1)/103(a) MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC. C/O DILWORTH & BARRESE, LLP EXAMINER BALASUBRAMANIAN, VENKATARAMAN

x Parte Kleinsek 11/711,921 SPIEGEL 102(b)/103(a) DON A. KLEINSEK, PH.D. EXAMINER SCHUBERG, LAURA J

For obviousness under § 103, all that is required is a reasonable expectation of success." In re O’Farrell, 853 F.2d 894, 903-04 (Fed. Cir. 1988). Expectation of success is assessed from the perspective of a person of ordinary skill in the art, at the time the invention was made. Life Techs., Inc. v. Clontech Labs., Inc. , 224 F.3d 1320, 1326 (Fed. Cir. 2000).

O’Farrell, In re, 853 F.2d 894, 7 USPQ2d 1673 (Fed. Cir. 1988) . . 2143.01, 2143.02, 2144.08, 2145

2100 Computer Architecture and Software

Ex Parte Berger et al 10/637,339 HUGHES 102(e) Yee & Associates, P.C. EXAMINER GORTAYO, DANGELINO N

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
Ex Parte Holmstrom et al 10/832,180 BARRETT 102(b)/103(a) ADVANTEDGE LAW GROUP, LLC EXAMINER STRIMBU, GREGORY J

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
Ex Parte Jankoski et al 10/364,705 SILVERBERG 112(1)/102(b)/103(a) SUGHRUE MION, PLLC EXAMINER MAI, TRI M

x Parte Wasylucha 10/872,256 SILVERBERG 103(a) GIFFORD, KRASS, SPRINKLE, ANDERSON & CITKOWSKI, P.C EXAMINER EIDE, HEIDI MARIE

laims are construed with an eye toward giving effect to all terms in the claim. Bicon Inc. v. Straumann Co., 441 F.3d 945, 950 (Fed. Cir. 2006). See Stumbo v. Eastman Outdoors, Inc., 508 F.3d 1358, 1362 (Fed. Cir. 2007) (denouncing claim constructions which render phrases in claims superfluous).

AFFIRMED-IN-PART

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
Ex Parte Warrell 10/738,867 GRIMES 103(a) DIEHL SERVILLA LLC EXAMINER GIBBS, TERRA C

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
Ex Parte Mantle 10/523,857 SILVERBERG 103(a) SHAY GLENN LLP EXAMINER WIEST, PHILIP R

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