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Thursday, March 15, 2012

hockerson-halberstadt, wright

REVERSED

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1722 Ex Parte Minsek et al 10/389,214 ROBERTSON 103(a) MOORE & VAN ALLEN PLLC EXAMINER CHACKO DAVIS, DABORAH

2600 Communications
2611 Ex Parte Lee 11/796,175 BAUMEISTER 103(a) GIRARD & EQUITZ LLP EXAMINER MALEK, LEILA

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3635 Ex Parte Banta 11/464,045 SAINDON 102(b)/103(a) THE MAXHAM FIRM EXAMINER PLUMMER, ELIZABETH A

See Hockerson-Halberstadt, Inc. v. Avia Group Int’l, Inc., 222 F.3d 951, 956 (Fed. Cir. 2000) (patent owner’s argument hinged on an inference drawn from certain figures about the quantitative relationship between the respective widths of a groove and fins); see also In re Wright, 569 F.2d 1124, 1127 (CCPA 1977) (“Absent any written description in the specification of quantitative values, arguments based on measurement of a drawing are of little value” (citation omitted)).

Hockerson-Halberstadt, Inc. v. Avia Group Int’l, 222 F.3d 951, 55 USPQ2d 1487 (Fed. Cir. 2000) . . . 2125

Wright, In re, 569 F.2d 1124, 193 USPQ 332 (CCPA 1977) . . . . . . . . . 707.07(f), 2125, 2145

3656 Ex Parte Dismon et al 11/089,106 KAUFFMAN 102(b) Ballard Spahr LLP EXAMINER JOHNSON, VICKY A

AFFIRMED-IN-PART

2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2854 Ex Parte Katsumoto et al 10/349,325 WEINBERG 103(a) 103(a) SUGHRUE MION, PLLC EXAMINER YAN, REN LUO

AFFIRMED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1641 Ex Parte Schulz et al 10/892,743 GREEN 103(a) Steptoe & Johnson LLP EXAMINER YU, MELANIE J

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1716 Ex Parte Shannon et al 11/530,670 OWENS 102(e)/102(b)/103(a) Moser Taboada / Applied Materials, Inc. EXAMINER CROWELL, ANNA M

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
2452 Ex Parte Bahren et al 09/892,783 KOHUT 103(a) O'Shea Getz P.C. EXAMINER CHANKONG, DOHM

2466 Ex Parte Mizell et al 10/025,543 BARRY 103(a) Wei Wei Jang Haynes and Boone, LLP EXAMINER PATEL, JAY P

2486 Ex Parte Ebrami 09/956,569 HOFF 103(a) GREENBERG TRAURIG LLP (LA) EXAMINER RAO, ANAND SHASHIKANT

2600 Communications
2617 Ex Parte Tenny et al 11/293,526 DANG 103(a) QUALCOMM INCORPORATED EXAMINER KHAN, MEHMOOD B

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3633 Ex Parte Neal 10/788,716 ASTORINO 102(b)/103(a) BLAKELY SOKOLOFF TAYLOR & ZAFMAN LLP EXAMINER A, PHI DIEU TRAN

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3725 Ex Parte Castronovo 11/740,651 STAICOVICI 102(b)/103(a) Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson, PC EXAMINER ROSENBAUM, MARK

3728 Ex Parte Guard 11/974,484 BAHR 102(b)/103(a) Julian C. Renfro, Esquire EXAMINER HICKS, ROBERT J

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