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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Wednesday September 8, 2010


1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
Ex Parte Cerny et al 10/332,494 GRIMES 102(b) SONNENSCHEIN NATH & ROSENTHAL LLP Examiner Name: KRUSE, DAVID H

Ex Parte Wheeler et al 11/405,128 SPIEGEL 112(2)/102(b)/103(a) LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Examiner Name: STAPLES, MARK

It is also well settled that "the reference must be enabling and describe the applicant's claimed invention sufficiently to have placed it in possession of a person of ordinary skill in the field of the invention." In re Paulsen, 30 F.3d 1475, 1478-79 (Fed. Cir. 1994). "One shows that one is 'in possession' of the invention by describing the invention, with all its claimed limitations, not that which makes it obvious." Lockwood v. American Airlines Inc., 107 F.3d 1565, 1572, 41 USPQ2d 1961, 1966 (Fed. Cir. 1997).

Paulsen, In re, 30 F.3d 1475, 31 USPQ2d 1671 (Fed. Cir. 1994) . . . . . .716.03, 2106, 2144.08

Lockwood v. American Airlines, Inc., 107 F.3d 1505, 41 USPQ2d 1961 (Fed. Cir. 1997) . . . . . . . 2133.03(a), 2163, 2163.02

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
Ex Parte Zimmermann et al 10/920,826 HANLON 103(a) BASF CATALYSTS LLC Examiner Name: ABU ALI, SHUANGYI

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
Ex Parte Whitmyer 11/566,043 JEFFERY 102(b) ST. ONGE STEWARD JOHNSTON & REENS, LLC Examiner Name: CHEN, TE Y

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
Ex Parte Wolters et al 09/727,134 BAHR 103(a) DEERE & COMPANY Examiner Name: FABIAN-KOVACS, ARPAD

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
Ex Parte Bindas 11/074,280 O’NEILL 103(a) WILLIAM M. HOBBY, III Examiner Name: LEWIS, KIM M

Ex Parte Cazares et al 10/995,704 BARRETT 102(b)/103(a) HOLLINGSWORTH & FUNK Examiner Name: BERTRAM, ERIC D


1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
Ex Parte Holland et al 11/543,615 NAGUMO 102(b)/102(b)/103(a) MARSHALL & MELHORN, LLC Examiner Name: ROBINSON, LAUREN E

It is improper to read limitations into the claims from the specification. Phillips v. AWH Corp., 415 F.3d 1303, 1323 (Fed. Cir. 2005) (en banc).

Phillips v. AWH Corp., 415 F.3d 1303, 75 USPQ2d 1321 (Fed. Cir. 2005) . 2111, 2111.01, 2143.01, 2258



3900 Central Reexamination Unit (CRU) Original Art Unit 3737
Ex parte SIERRA DESIGN GROUP, INC., Appellant and Patent Owner 90/006,601 5,816,918
TURNER 102(e)/103(a) Patent Owner: TIPS/BALLY Third Party Requester: Marc S. Kaufman NIXON PEABODY, LLP Examiner Name: HARRISON, JESSICA


3900 Central Reexamination Unit (CRU) Original Art Unit 1772
Ex parte Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., Appellant and Patent Owner 90/008,001 6,919,122 LANE 103(a) Jason E. Pauls Foley & Lardner Mark D. Swanson Pauley, Peterson & Erickson Examiner Name: ENGLISH, PETER C



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