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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

staats, lighting world, farrenkopf

REVERSED
1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1618 Ex Parte Hatcher et al 10/616,884 SCHEINER 102(a)/102(b)/103(a) CANTOR COLBURN LLP YOUNG, MICAH PAUL

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1724 Ex Parte Dewes et al 11/263,105 COLAIANNI 103(a) Delphi Technologies, Inc. VAN, LUAN V

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2177 Ex Parte Chao et al 11/055,744 HUGHES 102(b)/103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY QUELER, ADAM M

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
2421 Ex Parte Harris 10/652,261 HAHN 103(a) SCHWEGMAN, LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/OPEN TV SALCE, JASON P

2442 Ex Parte Grumann et al 09/848,713 EVANS 103(a) 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 101/112(2) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY AILES, BENJAMIN A

We must therefore determine “whether [each] term is one that is understood to describe structure, as opposed to a term that is simply a nonce word or a verbal construct that is not recognized as the name of structure and is simply a substitute for the term ‘means for.”’ (See Lighting World, Inc. v. Birchwood Lighting, Inc., 382 F.3d 1354, 1360 (Fed. Cir. 2004)).

2451 Ex Parte Mori et al 11/300,551 HOMERE 103(a) TAROLLI, SUNDHEIM, COVELL & TUMMINO L.L.P. FOLLANSBEE, JOHN A

2492 Ex Parte Liang et al 10/138,478 CHEN 103(a) Beyer Law Group LLP PAN, PEILIANG

2600 Communications
2627 Ex Parte Koll et al 10/352,737 RUGGIERO 103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY HUBER, PAUL W

2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2833 Ex Parte Kubota et al 12/613,474 JEFFERY 251 KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP/Apple GUSHI, ROSS N

In re Staats, 671 F.3d 1350, 1355-56 (Fed. Cir. 2012).

2833 Ex Parte Kubota et al 12/613,482 JEFFERY 251 KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP/Apple GUSHI, ROSS N

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3734 Ex Parte Letort 10/976,092 ADAMS 102(e)/103(a) MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. BLATT, ERIC D

3746 Ex Parte Nakamura et al 11/181,906 McCARTHY 103(a) KANESAKA BERNER AND PARTNERS LLP COMLEY, ALEXANDER BRYANT

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1772 Ex Parte Ragil et al 10/042,248 COLAIANNI 103(a) 112(2) MILLEN, WHITE, ZELANO & BRANIGAN, P.C. NGUYEN, TAM M

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2181 Ex Parte Kotzin 10/749,321 BARRY 103(a) 103(a) MOTOROLA MOBILITY, INC LEE, CHUN KUAN

2600 Communications
2628 Ex Parte Kimoto et al 11/136,648 SIU 102(b) 102(b) Steven E. Bach Attorney at Law MA, TIZE

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3643 Ex Parte Albers 11/545,361 WALSH 102(b)/103(a) 102(b)/103(a)
HUDAK, SHUNK & FARINE, CO., L.P.A. HAYES, KRISTEN C
3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3715 Ex Parte Maron et al 10/397,303 ASTORINO 102(f)/103(a) 103(a) H. JAY SPIEGEL MOSSER, KATHLEEN MICHELE

AFFIRMED
1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1647 Ex Parte Donovan 10/194,805 FRANKLIN 103(a) STEPHEN DONOVAN ALLERGAN, INC. SHUKLA, RAM R

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1712 Ex Parte Swoboda et al 11/454,570 COLAIANNI 103(a) Georgia-Pacific LLC ROLLAND, ALEX A

1716 Ex Parte Saito et al 11/205,734 COLAIANNI 112(1)/103(a) FLYNN THIEL BOUTELL & TANIS, P.C. CHANDRA, SATISH

1722 Ex Parte Kojima et al 12/153,309 COLAIANNI 103(a) RADER FISHMAN & GRAUER PLLC WALKE, AMANDA C

1743 Ex Parte Olaru et al 10/873,459 COLAIANNI 103(a) MEDLER FERRO PLLC DEL SOLE, JOSEPH S

1765 Ex Parte Lawrey et al 11/636,838 OWENS 102(b)/102(a) BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE LLC SERGENT, RABON A

1767 Ex Parte Rees 11/556,313 COLAIANNI 103(a) S.C. JOHNSON & SON, INC. STANLEY, JANE L

However, merely because a businessman would not have made the combination for economic reasons, does not mean that a person of ordinary skill in the art would not have made the combination for another reason. In re Farrenkopf 713 F.2d 714, 718 (Fed. Cir. 1983)

Farrenkopf, In re, 713 F.2d 714, 219 USPQ 1 (Fed. Cir. 1983). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2145

1771 Ex Parte Bhan 11/399,843 SCHAFER 102(b)/103(a) SHELL OIL COMPANY SINGH, PREM C

1771 Ex Parte Bhan et al 11/013,553 SCHAFER 103(a) SHELL OIL COMPANY SINGH, PREM C

1775 Ex Parte LANDSCHOF et al 11/609,742 OWENS 103(a) SHELL OIL COMPANY HINES, LATOSHA D

1776 Ex Parte Dallas et al 10/927,708 TIMM 103(a) PAULY, DEVRIES SMITH & DEFFNER, L.L.C. WU, IVES J

1789 Ex Parte Flaherty et al 11/001,845 TIMM 112(1) FITCH EVEN TABIN & FLANNERY, LLP TRAN, LIEN THUY

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
2456 Ex Parte McGee et al 10/650,894 HOMERE 103(a) CAREY, RODRIGUEZ, GREENBERG & O'KEEFE, LLP STEVEN M. GREENBERG BATES, KEVIN T

2492 Ex Parte Bekiares et al 10/767,486 POTHIER 103(a) MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. NAJJAR, SALEH

2600 Communications
2612 Ex Parte Friedrich et al 11/104,438 POTHIER 102(b)/103(a) Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC SYED, NABIL H

2612 Ex Parte Kamlah 09/940,092 WINSOR 103(a) LERNER GREENBERG STEMER LLP SYED, NABIL H

2614 Ex Parte Etter 10/163,359 POTHIER 102(e)/103(a) CAPITOL PATENT & TRADEMARK LAW FIRM, PLLC BRINEY III, WALTER F

2617 Ex Parte Budampati 10/800,482 HOMERE 103(a) HONEYWELL/SLW GONZALEZ, AMANCIO

2617 Ex Parte Jampolsky et al 10/404,586 HAHN 102(e)/103(a) SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. IQBAL, KHAWAR

2617 Ex Parte Kent et al 11/174,252 EASTHOM 103(a) STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. KIM, WESLEY LEO

2618 Ex Parte Hyatt 11/165,521 EVANS 102(b)/103(a) COATS & BENNETT/SONY ERICSSON ALAM, FAYYAZ

2624 Ex Parte Adiletta et al 11/204,939 KOHUT 102(e) Hewlett-Parkard Company CHEN, WENPENG

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3612 Ex Parte Young 11/418,022 COCKS 102(b)/103(a) BLACK-E, LLC PATEL, KIRAN B

3627 Ex Parte Birkhoelzer et al 09/992,974 LORIN 102(e)/103(a) SCHIFF HARDIN, LLP REFAI, RAMSEY

3641 Ex Parte Schilling 11/279,485 McCARTHY 102(b)/103(a) LAW OFFICE OF RAY R. REGAN, P.A. HAYES, BRET C

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3736 Ex Parte Danylewych-May 11/326,599 FRANKLIN 103(a) FOLEY AND LARDNER LLP EISEMAN, ADAM JARED

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