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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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REVERSED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1616 Ex Parte York et al 10/422,342 FREDMAN 103(a) NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS EXAMINER HAGHIGHATIAN, MINA

1623 Ex Parte Uh et al 11/157,132 ADAMS 102(b)/103(a) BAKER BOTTS LLP EXAMINER KRISHNAN, GANAPATHY

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering

1722 Ex Parte Chang et al 10/714,305 FRANKLIN 103(a) GEORGE O. SAILE EXAMINER CHACKO DAVIS, DABORAH

2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components

2837 Ex Parte Wei et al 11/707,903 TIMM 103(a) NIXON & VANDERHYE, PC EXAMINER IP, SHIK LUEN PAUL

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review

3611 Ex Parte Robinson et al 12/007,679 GREENHUT 103(a) LITMAN LAW OFFICES, LTD. EXAMINER YEAGLEY, DANIEL S

3617 Ex Parte Thibodaux 11/655,719 ASTORINO 103(a) TED M. ANTHONY BABINEAUX, POCHE, ANTHONY & SLAVICH, L.L.C EXAMINER VENNE, DANIEL V

3643 Ex Parte Theis et al 11/939,689 ADAMS 103(a) Patent Procurement Services EXAMINER CLERKLEY, DANIELLE A

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design

3731 Ex Parte Schaeffer et al 10/984,520 WALSH 103(a) BRINKS HOFER GILSON & LIONE/CHICAGO/COOK EXAMINER SEVERSON, RYAN J

AFFIRMED-IN-PART

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3761 Ex Parte Lagerstedt-Eidrup et al 10/427,980 PRATS 103(a) 103(a) BURNS, DOANE, SWECKER & MATHIS, L.L.P. EXAMINER STEPHENS, JACQUELINE F

3762 Ex Parte Zarinetchi et al 10/316,138 PRATS 112(2)/103(a) 103(a) NUTTER MCCLENNEN & FISH LLP EXAMINER EVANISKO, GEORGE ROBERT


AFFIRMED

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2113 Ex Parte Lange-Last 10/892,437 CHEN 102(b) IBM CORP (YA) C/O YEE & ASSOCIATES PC EXAMINER MEHRMANESH, ELMIRA

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security

2444 Ex Parte Chong 10/434,637 DANG 103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY EXAMINER CHRISTENSEN, SCOTT B

2600 Communications

2624 Ex Parte Van Der Veen et al 10/557,691 DANG 101/102(b)/103(a) PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS EXAMINER FITZPATRICK, ATIBA O

2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components

2826 Ex Parte Bhavnagarwala et al 10/988,484 DILLON 103(a) Daniel P. Morris, Ph.D., Esq. IBM CORPORATION EXAMINER SANDVIK, BENJAMIN P

The “intended use” of a machine is not germane to the issue of patentability of the machine itself. See In re Casey, 370 F.2d 576, 580 (CCPA 1967).

Casey, In re, 370 F.2d 576, 152 USPQ 235 (CCPA 1967) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2115

2829 Ex Parte Asano et al 10/505,438 CHEN 112(1)/112(2)/102(b)/103(a) MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP EXAMINER MAI, ANH D

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review

3653 Ex Parte Fuller 10/132,098 ASTORINO 102(b)/103(a) Thomas M. Galgano EXAMINER BUTLER, MICHAEL E

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