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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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REVERSED

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1712 Ex Parte Johnson et al 11/881,211 GUEST 103(a) BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE LLC EXAMINER ZHAO, XIAO SI

1721 Ex Parte Tan et al 10/970,077 GUEST 102(b)/103(a) LAW OFFICES OF MIKIO ISHIMARU EXAMINER JELSMA, JONATHAN G

1731 Ex Parte Nakashima et al 10/533,302 OWENS 103(a) KANESAKA BERNER AND PARTNERS LLP EXAMINER MCDONOUGH, JAMES E

1742 Ex Parte Steele 10/656057 OWENS 103(a) INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. EXAMINER BUTLER, PATRICK NEAL

1762 Ex Parte Beckley et al 10/660,186 OWENS 103(a) ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY EXAMINER BERNSHTEYN, MICHAEL

1785 Ex Parte Kapkin 10/490,449 TIMM 103(a) ARENT FOX LLP EXAMINER AMAKWE, TAMRA L

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
2456 Ex Parte Finn 10/282,438 SMITH 103(a) CAMPBELL STEPHENSON LLP EXAMINER BATES, KEVIN T

2477 Ex Parte Sohraby et al 10/115,519 WHITEHEAD, JR. 112(1)/103(a) Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP EXAMINER SEFCHECK, GREGORY B

AFFIRMED-IN-PART

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3724 Ex Parte Brunson et al 11/387,179 SPAHN 103(a) THE BLACK & DECKER CORPORATION EXAMINER ASHLEY, BOYER DOLINGER

REEXAMINATION

REHEARING DENIED

3900 Central Reexamination Unit (CRU)
3694 Ex parte Mainline Corporate Holdings, Limited Appellant and Patent Owner 90/010,191 7,328,188 TURNER 102(b)/103(a) PATENT OWNER: MESCHKOW & GRESHAM P.L.C. Lowell W. Gresham, Esq. THIRD-PARTY REQUESTER: TOWNSEND AND TOWNSEND AND CREW, LLP Irving E. Branch, Esq. EXAMINER JASTRZAB, JEFFREY R original EXAMINER TRAMMELL, JAMES P

AFFIRMED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1629 Ex Parte Secrist et al 12/053,970 WALSH 103(a) CONNOLLY BOVE LODGE & HUTZ LLP (Southern Research Institute) EXAMINER BAEK, BONG-SOOK

1633 Ex Parte Droge et al 10/082,772 GREEN 103(a) Steven L. Highlander FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI L.L.P. EXAMINER NGUYEN, QUANG

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1727 Ex Parte Cherepy et al 10/913,573 TIMM 103(a) Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY EXAMINER ENIN-OKUT, EDU E

1735 Ex Parte Yamashita et al 11/098,512 GAUDETTE 103(a) OBLON, SPIVAK, MCCLELLAND MAIER & NEUSTADT, L.L.P. EXAMINER IP, SIKYIN

"[B]y definition, any superior property must be unexpected to be considered as evidence of non-obviousness." Pfizer, Inc. v. Apotex, Inc., 480 F. 3d 1348, 1371 (Fed. Cir. 2007)

Pfizer, Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 480 F.3d 1348, 82 USPQd 1321 (Fed. Cir. 2007) . . . 2143.01, 2145


1761 Ex Parte Butler et al 11/475,282 TIMM 103(a) FINA TECHNOLOGY INC EXAMINER SZEKELY, PETER A

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2177 Ex Parte Agrawala et al 10/788,503 JEFFERY 103(a) MICROSOFT CORPORATION EXAMINER FABER, DAVID

2600 Communications
2629 Ex Parte Johnson et al 10/535,296 KRIVAK 103(a) PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS EXAMINER CHOW, YUK

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3748 Ex Parte Lifson et al 11/200,364 GREENHUT 102(b)/103(a) CARLSON, GASKEY & OLDS, P.C. EXAMINER DAVIS, MARY ALICE

3784 Ex Parte Stark et al 11/225,533 SAINDON 103(a) HARNESS, DICKEY, & PIERCE, P.L.C EXAMINER JIANG, CHEN WEN

REHEARING

DENIED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1618 Ex Parte Fikstad et al 09/871,318 GRIMES 103(a) BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN LLP EXAMINER YOUNG, MICAH PAUL


NEW

REVERSED

3653 Ex Parte Coleman et al 11/222,580 HORNER 103(a) FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. (BO) EXAMINER BEAUCHAINE, MARK J

2456 Ex Parte Finn 10/282,438 SMITH 103(a) CAMPBELL STEPHENSON LLP EXAMINER
BATES, KEVIN T

2617 Ex Parte Ganesh 10/974,073 RUGGIERO 103(a) Honeywell International Inc. EXAMINER PATEL, NIMESH

3663 Ex Parte Han et al 11/342,760 CLARKE 103(a) YEE & ASSOCIATES P.C. EXAMINER KEITH, JACK W

3624 Ex Parte Nash et al 11/323,792 CRAWFORD 102(b)/103(a) SCHWEGMAN, LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/EBAY EXAMINER JARRETT, SCOTT L

3634 Ex Parte Sees 11/034,171 HORNER 103(a) FAEGRE & BENSON LLP EXAMINER KELLY, CATHERINE A

2163 Ex Parte Takatsuka et al 10/959,913 STEPHENS 103(a) HAMILTON, BROOK, SMITH & REYNOLDS, P.C. EXAMINER NGUYEN, KIM T

AFFIRMED

3632 Ex Parte Akouka et al 10/543,371 HOELTER 102(b)/103(a) RATNERPRESTIA EXAMINER DUCKWORTH, BRADLEY

2626 Ex Parte Coffman et al 10/701,784 BAUMEISTER 102(e)/103(a) TUTUNJIAN & BITETTO, P.C. EXAMINER JACKSON, JAKIEDA R

1723 Ex Parte Craig et al 10/103,411 STAICOVICI 103(a) EXAMINER WILKINS III, HARRY D FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. (BO)

3764 Ex Parte Daskal 09/489,655 BAHR 103(a) Charles R Macedo Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein EXAMINER ANDERSON, CATHARINE L

2186 Ex Parte Hilland et al 10/400,313 POTHIER 102(e) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY EXAMINER PATEL, HETUL B

1643 Ex Parte Hung 10/622,743 GREEN 103(a) CYTYC CORPORATION EXAMINER SANG, HONG

2186 Ex Parte Rajakarunanayake 11/237,126 ZECHER 103(a) MCANDREWS HELD & MALLOY, LTD EXAMINER FISHBURN, JOHN P

REMANDED

2618 Ex Parte Anderson 10/917,968 BARTLETT after final amendment not considered FITCH EVEN TABIN & FLANNERY EXAMINER REGO, DOMINIC E

3767 Ex Parte Tucker 11/012,824 BARTLETT reply brief not considered LAW OFFICE OF LOUIS WOO EXAMINER GRAY, PHILLIP A

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