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REVERSED
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3665 Ex Parte Taylor et al 10928070 - (D) HORNER 102/103 TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LIMITED C/O WAGNER BLECHER NGUYEN, CHUONG P

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3783 Ex Parte Storhok et al 11675528 - (D) KAUFFMAN 102/103 ALLEMAN HALL MCCOY RUSSELL & TUTTLE, LLP COLEMAN, KEITH A

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2442 Ex Parte Karaoguz et al 10675076 - (D) DIXON Concurring COURTENAY 102/103  112(1) GARLICK & MARKISON MACILWINEN, JOHN MOORE JAIN

To avoid running afoul of the exclusive statutory right of copyright owners to control the distribution of their copyrighted works (17 U.S.C. §106(3)), I would more narrowly interpret the scope of Appellants’ claimed “media” as being limited to media that is in the public domain and/or media that is properly owned or licensed in accordance with existing copyright law.

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3743 Ex Parte Haberkamm et al 11703557 - (D) POWELL 103 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 103 BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORPORATION NDUBIZU, CHUKA CLEMENT

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2466 Ex Parte Le et al 10533083 - (D) PERRY 103 SIEMENS CORPORATION JAROENCHONWANIT, BUNJOB

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2662 Ex Parte Aoyama et al 11767721 - (D) GONSALVES 103 PEARNE & GORDON LLP KHAN, USMAN A

The informational content of non-functional descriptive material is not entitled to weight in the patentability analysis. See In re Lowry, 32 F. 3d 1579, 1583 (Fed. Cir, 1994) ("Lowry does not claim merely the information content of a memory... Nor does he seek to patent the content of information resident in a database.")

Lowry, In re, 32 F.3d 1579, 32 USPQ2d 1031 (Fed. Cir. 1994) ... 2111.05
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3651 Ex Parte Mark et al 11515281 - (D) KAMHOLZ 102/103 THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY COLLINS, MICHAEL

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