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Monday, June 21, 2010

Monday June 21, 2010

REVERSED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry

Ex Parte Calvani 10/470,999 SCHEINER 103(a) LUCAS & MERCANTI, LLP EXAMINER FETTEROLF, BRANDON J

Ex Parte Lange et al 10/942,021 SPIEGEL 103(a) FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP EXAMINER STOCKTON, LAURA LYNNE

Ex Parte Van Oorschot et al 10/072,570 McCOLLUM 103(a) UNILEVER PATENT GROUP EXAMINER SULLIVAN, DANIELLE D

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
Ex Parte Dawes 10/489,457 NAGUMO 112(1)/103(a) RATNERPRESTIA EXAMINER O HERN, BRENT T

Ex Parte Wheat et al 10/407,876 OWENS 103(a) CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. EXAMINER PARSONS, THOMAS H

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
Ex Parte Agrawal et al 10/971,321 BLANKENSHIP 102(b)/103(a) The Danamraj Law Group, PC/RIM Attn: Reba Pieczynski EXAMINER CHEEMA, AZAM M

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
Ex Parte Novak THOMAS 10/601,406 103(a) ST. ONGE STEWARD JOHNSTON & REENS, LLC EXAMINER DAILEY, THOMAS J

2600 Communications
Ex Parte Hosur et al 10/755,603 BAUMEISTER 112(1)/103(a) TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED EXAMINER REGO, DOMINIC E

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
Ex Parte Cychosz et al 09/952,995 LORIN 103(a) BECK & TYSVER, P.L.L.C. EXAMINER CHENCINSKI, SIEGFRIED E

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
Ex Parte Stevens et al 10/310,720 PATE III 103(a) Workman Nydegger EXAMINER HOFFMAN, MARY C

AFFIRMED-IN-PART

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
Ex Parte McIntire et al 10/663,497 MILLS 112(1) STANFORD UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY LICENSING BOZICEVIC, FIELD & FRANCIS LLP EXAMINER BAUSCH, SARAE L

"Enablement is determined as of the effective filing date of the patent, In re Hogan, 559 F.2d 595, 604 (CCPA 1977)." Plant Genetic Systems, N.V. v. DeKalb Genetics Corp., 315 F.3d 1335, 1339 (Fed. Cir. 2003). See also Enzo Biochem Inc. v. Calgene Inc., 188 F.3d 1362, 1371 (Fed. Cir. 1999).

Hogan, In re, 559 F.2d 595, 194 USPQ 527 (CCPA 1977) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2124, 2164.05(a)

Plant Genetic Sys., N.V. v. DeKalb Genetics Corp., 315 F.3d 1335, 65 USPQ2d 1452 (Fed. Cir. 2003) . . . . . . . 2164.08

Enzo Biochem, Inc. v. Calgene, Inc.,188 F.3d 1362, 52 USPQ2d 1129(Fed. Cir. 1999).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2164.06(b)

Ex Parte Ameye et al 10/061,622 PRATS 103(a) CYNTHIA L. FOULKE NATIONAL STARCH AND CHEMICAL COMPANY EXAMINER FUBARA, BLESSING M

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
Ex Parte Spears10/970,121 BLANKENSHIP 102(b)/103(a)/112(1) 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC – Oracle EXAMINER BROPHY, MATTHEW J

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
Ex Parte Dingman 10/427,362 PATE III 102(b)/103(a) Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry LLP EXAMINER BARFIELD, ANTHONY DERRELL

Ex Parte Nyhan et al 09/900,674 FISCHETTI 103(a)37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) LEYDIG VOIT & MAYER, LTD EXAMINER BOYCE, ANDRE D

Appellants’ argument to these claims “fail from the outset because . . . they are not based on limitations appearing in the claims . . .,” and are not commensurate with the broader scope of the claims. In re Self, 671 F.2d 1344, 1348 (CCPA 1982).

Self, In re, 671 F.2d 1344, 213 USPQ 1 (CCPA 1982). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2131.05

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
Ex Parte Gardenier et al 10/621,749 BARRETT 103(a) JOHN PIETRANGELO HESLIN ROTHENBERG FARLEY & MESITI P.C. EXAMINER PHILLIPS, CHARLES E

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