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Friday, August 31, 2012

CAE

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1616 Ex Parte SenGupta et al 11150053 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 MARSHALL, GERSTEIN & BORUN LLP KARPINSKI, LUKE E

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1722 Ex Parte Yaniv et al 11341300 - (D) COLAIANNI 102/103 Matheson Keys Garsson & Kordzik PLLC VERDERAME, ANNA L

1772 Ex Parte Feaster et al 11640435 - (D) SMITH 102/103 DORITY & MANNING, P.A. JARRETT, LORE RAMILLANO

1778 Ex Parte Ginzburg et al 11484815 - (D) GARRIS 102 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP ANDERSON, DENISE R

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2442 Ex Parte Bohrer et al 09965013 - (D) THOMAS 103 Yudell Isidore Ng Russell PLLC AILES, BENJAMIN A

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2622 Ex Parte Une 11155488 - (D) MANTIS MERCADER 102 RADER FISHMAN & GRAUER PLLC BERHAN, AHMED A

2625 Ex Parte Ferlitsch et al 10870817 - (D) MANTIS MERCADER 103 Gerald W. Maliszewski SARPONG, AKWASI

2626 Ex Parte Bennett 11733129 - (D) HUGHES 103 DAVID LEWIS LERNER, MARTIN

3507 Ex parte LEAR CORPORATION Appellant, Patent Owner 90011088 5378043 08/069,317 SONG 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C. / LEAR CORPORATION FOSTER, JIMMY G original NELSON JR, MILTON

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3723 Ex Parte Lu et al 11727119 - (D) BROWNE 103 BIRCH, STEWART, KOLASCH & BIRCH, LLP GRANT, ALVIN J

3763 Ex Parte Jennewine 11322166 - (D) FREDMAN concurring PRATS 103 JACKSON & CO., LLP SHUMATE, VICTORIA PEARL

3773 Ex Parte Eidenschink et al 11300210 - (D) ASTORINO 102 VIDAS, ARRETT & STEINKRAUS, P.A. OU, JING RUI

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1715 Ex Parte DeBiccari et al 11106911 - (D) KRATZ 103 103 BACHMAN & LAPOINTE, P.C. c/o CPA Global BAREFORD, KATHERINE A

1797 Koch-Glitsch, LP Requester and Cross-Appellant v. Sulzer Chemtech AG Patent Owner and Appellant 95001451 7,434,794 10/841,293 ROBERTSON 102/103 103 CARELLA, BYRNE, BAIN,GILFILLAN,CECCHI,STEWART FRANCIS C. HAND ESQ. DIAMOND, ALAN D original BUSHEY, CHARLES S

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2612 Ex Parte Naimer et al 11634663 - (D) HOFF 103 102/103 QUARLES & BRADY LLP LABBEES, EDNY

2771 Ex parte NewRiver, Inc. 90008973 6122635 09/023,979 LEE 305/112(2)/103 305/112(2)/103 GREENBERG TRAURIG (NY) WEAVER, SCOTT LOUIS original AMSBURY, WAYNE P

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3653 Ex Parte Smith 10903119 - (D) HORNER 102/103 112(1) BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C. BEAUCHAINE, MARK J

3658 Ex Parte Biester 10525937 - (D) LEBOVITZ 102 102/103 Chamberlain, Hrdicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, P.C. JOYCE, WILLIAM C

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3778 Ex Parte Long et al 11897579 - (D) ADAMS 103 103 KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. CRAIG, PAULA L

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1627 Ex Parte Andres et al 11082407 - (D) PRATS 103 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY PIHONAK, SARAH

1628 Ex Parte Lersch et al 12038272 - (D) ADAMS 102/103 SCULLY SCOTT MURPHY & PRESSER, PC SZNAIDMAN, MARCOS L

1633 Ex Parte Campochiaro et al 10526127 - (D) GRIMES 103 Wellstat Management Company. LLC LONG, SCOTT

1654 Ex Parte Duranton et al 10243734 - (D) FRANKLIN 112(1)/102 112(1)/103 BUCHANAN, INGERSOLL & ROONEY PC LUKTON, DAVID

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1712 Ex Parte Boutilier et al 11415728 - (D) COLAIANNI 103 THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY ZHAO, XIAO SI

1715 Ex Parte Yahiaoui et al 11513831 - (D) GAUDETTE 103 DORITY & MANNING, P.A. LIGHTFOOT, ELENA TSOY

1732 Ex Parte Cao et al 11720384 - (D) COLAIANNI 103 CONNOLLY BOVE LODGE & HUTZ, LLP NGUYEN, COLETTE B

1733 Ex Parte Matzdorf et al 11116166 - (D) COLAIANNI 103/obviousness-type double patenting Department of the Navy (Naval Air Warfare Center -Aircraft Division) ZHENG, LOIS L

1759 Ex Parte Krasnov 11359775 - (D) SCHAFER 102/103 NIXON & VANDERHYE, PC TAI, XIUYU

1778 Ex Parte Hansen 11642014 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 Jacobson and Johnson GONZALEZ, MADELINE

1781 Ex Parte Triantafyllou Oste et al 10416231 - (D) COLAIANNI 103 DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO LLP BEKKER, KELLY JO

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2111 Ex Parte Oak et al 11001322 - (D) DIXON 103 ROYLANCE, ABRAMS, BERDO & GOODMAN, L.L.P. ZAMAN, FAISAL M

2156 Ex Parte Muller et al 11336180 - (D) GIANNETTI 101 102/103 CAREY, RODRIGUEZ, GREENBERG & O''KEEFE, LLP LIAO, JASON G

The use of different terms by Appellants suggests different meanings for decorator and decorator icon. See, e.g., CAE Screenplates Inc. v. Heinrich Fiedler GmbH & Co. KG, 224 F.3d 1308, 1317 (Fed. Cir. 2000) (presumption that use of different terms in claims connotes different meanings).

2161 JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. Respondent v. ENHANCED SECURITY RESEARCH, L.L.C. Patent Owner, Appellant 95000489 6304975 09/630,448 SIU 102/103 ROTHWELL, FIGG, ERNST & MANBECK, P.C. STEELMAN, MARY J original ELISCA, PIERRE E

2186 Ex Parte Narad 10406798 - (D) KUMAR 103 BLAKELY SOKOLOFF TAYLOR & ZAFMAN Mission/BSTZ TSAI, SHENG JEN

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2426 Ex Parte Kortum et al 10901921 - (D) SMITH 103 AT & T LEGAL DEPARTMENT - Toler ALAM, MUSHFIKH I

2451 Ex Parte Minnick et al 10007082 - (D) DANG 103 The Law Offices of Christopher K. Gagne c/o CPA Global MADAMBA, GLENFORD J

2453 Ex Parte Spurgat et al 09833173 - (D) CALDWELL 103 AOL Inc./Finnegan CHOUDHURY, AZIZUL Q

2476 Ex Parte Lavian et al 09747296 - (D) HUGHES 103 Anderson Gorecki & Manaras LLP LEE, ANDREW CHUNG CHEUNG

2478 Ex Parte Deboer et al 10478457 - (D) HUGHES 102/103 CAREY, RODRIGUEZ, GREENBERG & O''KEEFE, LLP TAHA, SHAQ

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2617 Ex Parte Kilburn et al 11238539 - (D) COURTENAY 102/103 MYERS BIGEL SIBLEY & SAJOVEC, P.A. RAMPURIA, SHARAD K

2625 Ex Parte Felix et al 10763700 - (D) STEPHENS 103 Gerald W. Maliszewski MCLEAN, NEIL R

2628 Ex Parte Allen et al 11318980 - (D) HUME 103 Broadcom/BHGL RICHER, JONI

2785 Ex parte ENHANCED SECURITY RESEARCH, L.L.C. 90010849 6119236 09/210,057 SIU 103 ROTHWELL, FIGG, ERNST & MANBECK, P.C. STEELMAN, MARY J original ELISCA, PIERRE E

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3645 Ex Parte Burkholder et al 11118068 - (D) KERINS 102/103 KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP LOBO, IAN J

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc. Requester and Cross-Appellant v. Dogleg Right Corporation Patent Owner and Appellant 95000378 7344450 11/467,136 ROBERTSON 103 LAW OFFICE OF DAVID H. JUDSON WEHNER, CARY ELLEN original PASSANITI, SEBASTIANO

3711 Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc. Requester v. Dogleg Right Corporation Patent Owner and Appellant 95000361 7,004,852 10/043,421 ROBERTSON 103 LAW OFFICE OF DAVID H. JUDSON WEHNER, CARY ELLEN original PASSANITI, SEBASTIANO

3711 Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc. Requester v. Dogleg Right Corporation Patent Owner and Appellant 95000362 7,189,169 11/313,137 ROBERTSON 102/103 LAW OFFICE OF DAVID H. JUDSON WEHNER, CARY ELLEN original PASSANITI, SEBASTIANO

3721 Ex Parte McMahon et al 10883369 - (D) SAINDON 112(1) ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. McCarter & English LLP GERRITY, STEPHEN FRANCIS

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2161 Ex Parte Fredrickson et al 11238550 - (D) C. THOMAS 101/102 CAREY, RODRIGUEZ, GREENBERG & O''KEEFE, LLP LEROUX, ETIENNE PIERRE

Thursday, August 30, 2012

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1616 Ex Parte Volgas et al 10784343 - (D) McCOLLUM Concurring FREDMAN 103 CONNOLLY BOVE LODGE & HUTZ, LLP PRYOR, ALTON NATHANIEL

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1778 Ex Parte Reder et al 10520733 - (D) DELMENDO 103 HUDAK, SHUNK & FARINE, CO., L.P.A. KURTZ, BENJAMIN M

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2433 Ex Parte Hsu et al 09896255 - (D) KRIVAK 102/103 Redwood Patent Law TRAN, ELLEN C

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3651 Ex Parte Long 11112430 - (D) MORRISON 103 KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. KUMAR, RAKESH

3682 Ex Parte Shaw 09862065 - (D) CRAWFORD 102 ROGERS TOWERS, P.A. ALVAREZ, RAQUEL

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Lind 11167360 - (D) GREENHUT 103 Andrew F. Knight SZPIRA, JULIE ANN

3748 Ex Parte Sakurai et al 11033800 - (D) BAHR 103 WESTERMAN, HATTORI, DANIELS & ADRIAN, LLP NGUYEN, HOANG M

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1765 Ex Parte Smillie et al 11523276 - (D) GAUDETTE 103 102/103 E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY MULLIS, JEFFREY C

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2478 Ex Parte Feutz et al 10853012 - (D) ARBES 102 102/103 HAMILTON, BROOK, SMITH & REYNOLDS, P.C. LI, GUANG W

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2876 Ex Parte Blackson et al 10209213 - (D) HAHN 102 102 RALPH E. JOCKE ST CYR, DANIEL

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3682 Ex Parte Badros et al 11026415 - (D) TURNER 103 103 Straub & Pokotylo ALVAREZ, RAQUEL

3684 Ex Parte Herr et al 11488317 - (D) TURNER 103 103 Barnes & Thornburg LLP MARCUS, LELAND R

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Ortiz et al 11197783 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 103 WELSH FLAXMAN & GITLER LLC MCEVOY, THOMAS M

3775 Ex Parte Williams et al 11535033 - (D) LEBOVITZ 102/103 102 Infinity Orthopaedics Company LTD. LAWSON, MATTHEW JAMES

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1612 Ex Parte Sukuru et al 11083869 - (D) MILLS 103 Pabst Patent Group LLP MAEWALL, SNIGDHA

1647 Ex Parte Lal et al 11386937 - (D) GREEN 101 FOLEY AND LARDNER LLP SAOUD, CHRISTINE J

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1716 Ex Parte Quan 11305389 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 Renaissance IP Law Group LLP (Portland IP) CHEN, KEATH T

1741 Ex Parte Looman et al 10964010 - (D) FRANKLIN PER CURIAM 102/103/obviousness-type double patenting THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY LAZORCIK, JASON L

1761 Ex Parte Tzikas et al 12567172 - (D) McKELVEY 102 Huntsman International LLC KHAN, AMINA S

1774 Ex Parte Leffer 10521161 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 Shell Oil Company NGUYEN, HUY TRAM

1777 Ex Parte Peterson 12485822 - (D) GAUDETTE 103 LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY ADAMS, MICHELLE

1778 Ex Parte Repp et al 11163535 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 The Law Offices Of Daniel V. Thompson P.C. KURTZ, BENJAMIN M

1782 Ex Parte Voisin 11500557 - (D) OWENS 112(2) obviousness-type double patenting/103 HARNESS, DICKEY & PIERCE, P.L.C. BECKER, DREW E

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2111 Ex Parte Sayers et al 11496987 - (D) FRAHM 103 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY MYERS, PAUL R

2114 Ex Parte Pihet 10694592 - (D) ROBERTSON 103 INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG LERNER GREENBERG STEMER LLP PATEL, KAMINI B

2162 Ex Parte Dettori et al 11199653 - (D) SAADAT 103 TUTUNJIAN & BITETTO, P.C. LY, ANH

2164 Ex Parte Harvey et al 10648595 - (D) DANG 103 Baker Botts LLP LEWIS, ALICIA M

2177 Ex Parte Cormack et al 10700910 - (D) HAHN 103 TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C. TRAN, QUOC A

2181 Ex Parte Irish et al 11468889 - (D) PERRY 103 IBM Corporation VIDWAN, JASJIT S

2192 Ex Parte Ronning et al 10403359 - (D) KOHUT 102/103 Clise, Billion & Cyr, P.A. DAO, THUY CHAN

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2426 Ex Parte Schrader et al 09904409 - (D) PERRY 103 MICROSOFT CORPORATION ALAM, MUSHFIKH I

2445 Ex Parte Apostolopoulos et al 09899622 - (D) JEFFERY 103 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY JOO, JOSHUA

2487 Ex Parte Borden et al 10821294 - (D) POTHIER 103 CHERNOFF VILHAUER MCCLUNG & STENZEL, LLP CZEKAJ, DAVID J

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2627 Ex Parte Kim 11068858 - (D) MOORE 103 STAAS & HALSEY LLP HEYI, HENOK G

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2823 Ex Parte Clevenger et al 12054545 - (D) DILLON 102/103 GIBB & RILEY, LLC STARK, JARRETT J

2882 Ex Parte Bennett 11143868 - (D) PERRY 103 NAVTEQ NORTH AMERICA, LLC TON, MINH TOAN T

2887 Ex Parte Tran 11230280 - (D) DILLON 102/103 CHRISTENSEN O'CONNOR JOHNSON KINDNESS PLLC MAI, THIEN T

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3624 Ex Parte Muller et al 11039977 - (D) MEDLOCK 102 CAREY, RODRIGUEZ, GREENBERG & O''KEEFE, LLP FEENEY, BRETT A

3646 Ex Parte Stern et al 11305267 - (D) KAUFFMAN 112(1)/103 The Weintraub Group, P.L.C. BARKER, MATTHEW M

3654 Ex Parte Caroen et al 10549551 - (D) LEBOVITZ 103 Larson & Anderson, LLC MANSEN, MICHAEL R

3693 Ex Parte Ananthanarayanan et al 10734798 - (D) FETTING 102/103 GIBB & RILEY, LLC VEZERIS, JAMES A

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3715 Ex Parte Morariu et al 10427367 - (D) ASTORINO 103 HOFFMAN WARNICK LLC FRISBY, KESHA

3761 Ex Parte Donovan et al 11903460 - (D) GRIMES 102/103 KINNEY & LANGE, P.A. KIDWELL, MICHELE M

3765 Ex Parte Parker 11651853 - (D) SPAHN 112(2)/102 Val Parker MORAN, KATHERINE M

REHEARING  

DENIED
Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2813 Ex Parte Schmitt 11123265 - (D) COURTENAY 103 PATTERSON & SHERIDAN, LLP - - APPM/TX MALEK, MALIHEH

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

van ornum, fallaux, cybersource

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1631 Ex Parte Gerder-Kallisch et al 11243584 - (D) MILLS 102/103 MCGLEW & TUTTLE, PC LIN, JERRY

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2185 Ex Parte Olds et al 10970424 - (D) WINSOR 103 HolzerIPLaw, P.C. LI, ZHUO H

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2442 Ex Parte Kim et al 09766473 - (D) RUGGIERO 103 THOMAS, KAYDEN, HORSTEMEYER & RISLEY, LLP AILES, BENJAMIN A

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2611 Ex Parte Woyzichovski 10501310 - (D) SMITH 103 KENYON & KENYON LLP BOCURE, TESFALDET

2617 Ex Parte Moganti 11026498 - (D) CALDWELL 102 ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. WALL & TONG, LLP RAMPURIA, SHARAD K

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3633 Ex Parte Tiramani 10653523 - (D) JUNG 103 112(2)/103 Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, LLC CHAPMAN, JEANETTE E

3676 Ex Parte Vick et al 11409518 - (D) SCANLON 102/103 102/103 SMITH IP SERVICES, P.C. BOMAR, THOMAS S

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3732 Ex Parte Bergersen 10447099 - (D) McCARTHY 102 102 PATENTS+TMS, P.C. EIDE, HEIDI MARIE

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1618 Ex Parte Birnbaum 11523508 - (D) GRIMES 102/103 BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP RIDER, LANCE W

1638 Ex Parte Stomp et al 11590071 - (D) PRATS obviousness-type double patenting MYERS BIGEL SIBLEY & SAJOVEC ZHENG, LI

We are also not persuaded that the present fact situation, in which the two sets of conflicting claims are separately owned, precludes an obviousness-type double patenting rejection grounded in the possibility of harassment by multiple assignees. It may be true that issuance of the instant application would not result in unjustified timewise extension of patent rights.

However, in In re Van Ornum, 686 F.2d 937 (CCPA 1982), in a fact situation similar to that presented here, the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals affirmed an obviousness-type double patenting rejection over a patent with a common inventor, despite a lack of common ownership. The court reasoned there that the concern over potential harassment of an infringer by multiple assignees asserting essentially the same patented invention outweighed the applicant‟s inability to proffer a terminal disclaimer tying together ownership of the application and conflicting patent. Id. at 944-48.

Van Ornum, In re, 686 F.2d 937, 214 USPQ 761 (CCPA 1982) . . . . . . . . 804, 804.02

In In re Fallaux, 564 F.3d 1313 (2009), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reaffirmed the Van Ornum rationale:

The harassment justification for obviousness-type double patenting is particularly pertinent here because the Fallaux application and the Vogels patents are not commonly owned. If the Fallaux application and the Vogels patents were commonly owned, the terminal disclaimer filed in this case would have been effective to overcome the double patenting rejection. We note that this defect was of the applicant‟s creation as through assignment it allowed ownership of the applications to be divided among different entities.

Id. at 1319 (footnote omitted).

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1714 Ex Parte Ramachandran et al 11561868 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 PATTERSON & SHERIDAN, LLP - - APPM/TX CAMPBELL, NATASHA N.

1729 Ex Parte Budinski et al 11227771 - (D) KATZ 103 GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION MILLER IP GROUP, PLC EGGERDING, ALIX ECHELMEYER

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2157 Ex Parte Frey et al 10040799 - (D) DANG 103 IBM Corporation John R. Pivnichny, Ph.D CHANNAVAJJALA, SRIRAMA T

2179 Ex Parte Celik 10233551 - (D) BLANKENSHIP 103 APPLE INC. c/o BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY, PC HUYNH, BA

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2439 Ex Parte Numao et al 10600547 - (D) SMITH 103 LAW OFFICE OF IDO TUCHMAN (YOR) TOLENTINO, RODERICK

2493 Ex Parte Whittaker et al 09952208 - (D) DIXON 112(1) 112(1)/103 IP STRATEGIES COLIN, CARL G

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2618 Ex Parte Morton 11876019 - (D) COURTENAY 103 GARLICK & MARKISON ALAM, FAYYAZ

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2828 Ex Parte Cybulski et al 11173955 - (D) RUGGIERO 102 CYMER INC PARK, KINAM

2835 Ex Parte Hanks 09946130 - (D) COURTENAY 102 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY DINH, TUAN T

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3623 Ex Parte O'SULLIVAN 11318972 - (D) TURNER 101/103 CAREY, RODRIGUEZ, GREENBERG & O''KEEFE, LLP LAN, TZU-HSIANG

See CyberSource Corp. v. Retail Decisions, Inc., 654 F.3d 1366, 1372 (Fed. Cir. 2011) (holding method for verifying the validity of a credit card transaction over the Internet to be non-statutory as an abstract idea capable of being performed in the human mind or by a human using a pen and paper.)

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Aranyi et al 11728699 - (D) WALSH 103 Tyco Healthcare Group LP d/b/a Covidien SONNETT, KATHLEEN C

3734 Ex Parte Patel et al 11466202 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 Roche Diagnostics Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry LLP YABUT, DIANE D

3767 Ex Parte Fitzgerald et al 12181673 - (D) MARTIN 102/103 Bausch & Lomb Incorporated BOSQUES, EDELMIRA

3775 Ex Parte Roman et al 11402319 - (D) CAPP 103 Harness Dickey & Pierce (Biomet) WAGGLE, JR, LARRY E  

REHEARING  

DENIED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1612 Ex Parte Jensen et al 10723423 - (D) ADAMS 103 VIKSNINS HARRIS & PADYS PLLP KISHORE, GOLLAMUDI S

DENIED
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3662 GLOBAL LOCATE, INC. Patent Owner and Appellant v. SiRF TECHNOLOGY INC. Requester 95001377 6,417,801 09/715,860 COCKS 102/103 STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. ENGLISH, PETER C original BLUM, THEODORE M

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

typhoon, microprocessor, lee, welker bearing

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1633 Ex Parte Murphy et al 11412450 - (D) ADAMS 103 Armstrong Teasdale LLP POPA, ILEANA

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1716 Ex Parte Laermer 10519724 - (D) SMITH 103 KENYON & KENYON LLP DHINGRA, RAKESH KUMAR

1727 Ex Parte Muraoka et al 10586602 - (D) KIMLIN 103 MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY LLP ARCIERO, ADAM A

1729 Ex Parte Stengelin et al 11397199 - (D) HASTINGS 102/103 MILLER IP GROUP, PLC GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION HODGE, ROBERT W

The prior art structure must be capable of performing the function without further programming. Typhoon Touch Techs., Inc. v. Dell, Inc., 659 F.3d 1376, 1380 (Fed. Cir. 2011) (discussing Microprocessor Enhancement Corp. v. Texas Instruments, Inc., 520 F.3d 1367 (Fed.Cir.2008)).

1741 Ex Parte George 10858095 - (D) COLAIANNI 103 MARSHALL & MELHORN, LLC LAZORCIK, JASON L

1775 Ex Parte Oyler 11966898 - (D) SMITH 103 THORPE NORTH & WESTERN, LLP. GRAHAM, CHANTEL LORAN

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2111 Ex Parte Kresse et al 11520157 - (D) POTHIER 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 112(2) ABB Inc. HUYNH, KIM T

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2456 Ex Parte Dispensa et al 10621669 - (D) DIXON 103 Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.P.A. KEEHN, RICHARD G

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2881 Ex Parte Gerlach et al 09780876 - (D) HUGHES 103 MICHAEL O. SCHEINBERG SOUW, BERNARD E

When the PTO rejects a patent for obviousness, it “must not only assure that the requisite findings are made, based on evidence of record, but must also explain the reasoning by which the findings are deemed to support the agency’s conclusion.” In re Lee, 277 F.3d 1338, 1344 (Fed. Cir. 2002).

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3632 Ex Parte Bauerly 10763426 - (D) ASTORINO 103 Law Office of Ronald Shea LE, TAN

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3738 Ex Parte Hsu et al 12052452 - (D) SNEDDEN 102 SQUIRE SANDERS (US) LLP MATHEW, SEEMA

3742 Ex Parte Ohara 11129778 - (D) RICE 103 RATNERPRESTIA HEINRICH, SAMUEL M

3748 Ex Parte Pfaeffle et al 11045175 - (D) BAHR 103 KENYON & KENYON LLP TRAN, BINH Q

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2445 Ex Parte Rapp et al 09956624 - (D) PERRY 102 102/103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 103 GRAYBEAL JACKSON LLP BIAGINI, CHRISTOPHER D

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2611 Ex Parte Schilling et al 10787432 - (D) EVANS Concurring POTHIER 102/103 102 DAFFER MCDANIEL LLP CORRIELUS, JEAN B

(See Welker Bearing Co., v. PHD, Inc., 550 F.3d 1090, 1096 (internal quotation marks omitted) (noting “[t]he generic terms 'mechanism,' 'means,' 'element,' and 'device,' typically do not connote sufficiently definite structure to avoid means-plus-function treatment”).

2625 Ex Parte Ferlitsch 09967592 - (D) HOFF 103 103 KRIEGER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INC. HANG, VU B

2629 Ex Parte Parker et al 10742365 - (D) POTHIER 102 102/103 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY MOON, SEOKYUN

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3733 Ex Parte Tuma et al 11122758 - (D) GRIMES 103 103 RENNER, OTTO, BOISSELLE & SKLAR, LLP DON W. BULSON (BRAI) HARVEY, JULIANNA NANCY

3761 Ex Parte FELT et al 11668715 - (D) WALSH 103 103 Terumo BCT, Inc MARCETICH, ADAM M

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1611 Ex Parte Narayanan et al 10850546 - (D) McCOLLUM 103 INTERNATIONAL SPECIALTY PRODUCTS LOVE, TREVOR M

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1717 Ex Parte Lau et al 11510883 - (D) NAGUMO 103 Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC FLETCHER III, WILLIAM P

1762 Ex Parte Hellsten et al 10520491 - (D) McKELVEY 103 AKZO NOBEL INC. METZMAIER, DANIEL S

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2175 Ex Parte Devore et al 11554255 - (D) HUGHES 103 WILLIAMS, MORGAN & AMERSON PHANTANA ANGKOOL, DAVID

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2439 Ex Parte Hamalainen et al 09827593 - (D) BISK 103 Harrington & Smith, Attorneys At Law, LLC SHAW, YIN CHEN

2494 Ex Parte Devine et al 11023953 - (D) BENOIT 102/103 VERIZON ABRISHAMKAR, KAVEH

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2629 Ex Parte Hernandez et al 11353747 - (D) DILLON 103 YEE AND ASSOCIATES, P.C. PATEL, PREMAL R

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2822 Ex Parte Rhodes et al 11213278 - (D) RUGGIERO 103 Wells St. John P.S. TRINH, MICHAEL MANH

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3612 Ex Parte Glasgow et al 11872063 - (D) FITZPATRICK 103 PRICE HENEVELD LLP BLACK, MELISSA ANN

3623 Ex Parte Koller et al 10135885 - (D) CRAWFORD 103 101 SAP / FINNEGAN, HENDERSON LLP BOYCE, ANDRE D

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3737 Ex Parte Mostafavi et al 10664213 - (D) WALSH 103 BLAKELY, SOKOLOFF, TAYLOR & ZAFMAN LLP CWERN, JONATHAN

3738 Ex Parte Li 11978790 - (D) FREDMAN 103 MAYER & WILLIAMS PC SCHALL, MATTHEW WAYNE

3739 Ex Parte Dvoretzky et al 11087492 - (D) MILLS 112(1)/112(2)/103 WARE FRESSOLA VAN DER SLUYS & ADOLPHSON, LLP SMITH, KAITLYN ELIZABETH  

REHEARING  

DENIED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1616 Ex Parte Eaton 11145716 - (D) WALSH 102 CARSTENS & CAHOON, LLP SCHLIENTZ, NATHAN W  

DENIED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1773 Ex Parte Tsui 11850527 - (R) GAUDETTE 102 WANG & HO WARDEN, JILL ALICE

1789 Ex Parte GORDON 11627227 - (R) GARRIS 103 DITTHAVONG MORI & STEINER, P.C. GEORGE, PATRICIA ANN

1789 Ex Parte Gordon 10151106 - (R) GARRIS 103 DITTHAVONG MORI & STEINER, P.C. GEORGE, PATRICIA ANN

DENIED
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2453 Ex Parte Bernoth 11050187 - (R) HUGHES 102 IBM CORPORATION TESLOVICH, TAMARA

2472 Ex Parte Guingo et al 10732529 - (D) WHITEHEAD, JR. 103 Kramer & Amado, P.C. CHRISS, ANDREW W

Monday, August 27, 2012

welker, mas-hamilton, mayo, bancorp, resqnet, katz, voss

custom search

REVERSED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1713 Ex Parte Triyoso et al 11139765 - (D) KRATZ 103 HAMILTON & TERRILE, LLP - FREESCALE DAHIMENE, MAHMOUD

1729 Ex Parte Kim et al 10542642 - (D) HASTINGS 103 FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER LLP DAVIS, PATRICIA A

1732 Ex Parte Sheem et al 11515372 - (D) KIMLIN 102/103 CHRISTIE, PARKER & HALE, LLP STALDER, MELISSA A

1777 Ex Parte Eastwood et al 12182749 - (D) SMITH 102/103 Matheson Keys Garsson & Kordzik PLLC BASS, DIRK R

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2111 Ex Parte Petty 11445064 - (D) MacDONALD 102/103 COATS & BENNETT, PLLC VU, TRISHA U

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3661 Ex Parte Hecker et al 10546625 - (D) BROWNE 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 101 KENYON & KENYON LLP NOLAN, PETER D

see also Mayo Collaborative Serv. v. Prometheus Labs., Inc., 132 S. Ct. 1289, 1294 (2011); and Bancorp Services, L.L.C. v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, No. 2011-1467, 2012 WL 3037176, at *9 (Fed. Cir. Jul. 26, 2012) (“[A] machine, system, medium, or the like may in some cases be equivalent to an abstract mental process for purposes of patent ineligibility.”).

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3724 Ex Parte Wakayama 10533650 - (D) ABRAMS 103 MARK D. SARALINO (GENERAL) RENNER, OTTO, BOISSELLE & SKLAR, LLP MICHALSKI, SEAN M

3748 Ex Parte Wickert et al 11120496 - (D) KILE 103 KENYON & KENYON LLP BOGUE, JESSE SAMUEL

In this “arrangement for” is a nonce expression or verbal construct that is simply a substitute for the term “means for.” See e.g., Welker Bearing Co. v. PHD, Inc., 550 F.3d 1090, 1096 (Fed. Cir. 2008); Mas-Hamilton Group v. LaGard, Inc., 156 F.3d 1206, 1213-15 (Fed. Cir. 1998).

Mas-Hamilton Group v. LaGard, Inc., 156 F.3d 1206, 48 USPQ2d 1010 (Fed. Cir. 1998) . . . . . . 2181

3751 INTELLIGENT HOSPITAL SYSTEMS LTD. Requester and Appellant v. FORHEALTH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Patent Owner and Respondent 95000335 6,877,530 10/457,066 CHANG 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.77(b) 103 Leason Ellis LLP WILLIAMS, CATHERINE SERKE original MAUST, TIMOTHY LEWIS

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1711 Ex Parte Shook 11452552 - (D) BEST 103 103 CARLSON, GASKEY & OLDS, P.C. OSTERHOUT, BENJAMIN LEE

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2162 Ex Parte Roach et al 09957459 - (D) STEPHENS 112(2)/103 103 CAHN & SAMUELS LLP TO, BAOQUOC N

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1727 Ex Parte Shimamura et al 10574032 - (D) KIMLIN 103 YOUNG BASILE ARCIERO, ADAM A

1732 Ex Parte Bauer et al 12055539 - (D) KIMLIN 103 CARMODY & TORRANCE LLP SLIFKA, COLIN W

1742 Ex Parte Dairoku et al 10764444 - (D) OBERMANN 103 NIXON & VANDERHYE, PC HUSON, MONICA ANNE

1762 Ex Parte Krebs et al 10822625 - (D) FRANKLIN 112(1)/112(2)/102/102/obviousness-type double patenting WOODCOCK WASHBURN LLP NILAND, PATRICK DENNIS

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2141 Ex Parte Muralidharan et al 10681730 - (D) DESHPANDE 101/103 GE HEALTHCARE c/o FLETCHER YODER, PC AUGUSTINE, NICHOLAS

2166 Ex Parte Coult 09946009 - (D) Per Curiam 103 OSTROLENK FABER LLP AHN, SANGWOO

2171 Ex Parte Scott 10930727 - (D) BARRY 103 RIM/FINNEGAN PAN, YONGJIA

2177 Ex Parte McMullin 10607127 - (D) DANG 101/102 YEE AND ASSOCIATES, P.C. QUELER, ADAM M

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2426 Ex Parte Sharma 09800397 - (D) STEPHENS 103 HARRITY & HARRITY, LLP ZHONG, JUN FEI

2427 Ex Parte Rodriguez et al 09947890 - (D) STRAUSS 103 MERCHANT & GOULD SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA, A CISCO COMPANY DUFFIELD, JEREMY S

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2614 ONE NUMBER CORPORATION Patent Owner and Appellant v. GOOGLE INC. Third Party Requester/Respondent and Cross-Appellant 95001408 7,440,565 12/033,042 GIANNETTI 103 KRIEG DEVAULT LLP ESCALANTE, OVIDIO original GAUTHIER, GERALD

Principally, Patent Owner relies on the Federal Circuit’s decision in ResQNet.com, Inc. v. Lansa, Inc., 594 F.3d 860, 865-66 (Fed. Cir. 2010), where the Court concluded that two user’s manuals for a software product were not printed publications. Relying on the Board’s informative decision Ex parte Ronald A. Katz Tech. Licensing L.P., 2011 WL 1676313 at *6 (BPAI May 2, 2011), Third Party Requester points to indicia of publication in the Tekelec documents themselves (copyright notice, references to the publisher) and to the fact that the documents reflect an on-the-market product. TPR Resp. 7-8. Requester distinguishes ResQNet in that the manuals in that case were not marked with any indicia of publication and one, in fact, purported to be “an unpublished work and is considered a trade secret…” Id. at 9 (quoting ResQNet.com, 594 F.3d at 865). Moreover, although not explicitly stated in the decision, the evidentiary standard in ResQNet was clear and convincing evidence; as noted by the Examiner the PTO standard is “preponderance of the evidence.”

2615 LENCORE ACOUSTICS CORP. Requester and Appellant v. Patent of ACENTECH, INC. Patent Owner and Respondent 95000499 7,194,094 10/280,104 BLANKENSHIP 103 WEINGARTEN, SCHURGIN, GAGNEBIN & LEBOVICI LLP LEUNG, CHRISTINA Y original LEE, PING

2617 Ex Parte Mahini 10627896 - (D) KOHUT 102/103 COATS & BENNETT/SONY ERICSSON BALAOING, ARIEL A

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3625 Ex parte PRICEPLAY, INC., Appellant and Patent Owner 90009444 6,978,253 09/342,866 TURNER 103 WESTERMAN, HATTORI, DANIELS & ADRIAN, LLP RIMELL, SAMUEL G original SMITH, JEFFREY A

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3714 Ex Parte Gauselmann 11252429 - (D) ROBERTSON 103/112(2) PATENT LAW GROUP LLP DEODHAR, OMKAR A

3736 Ex Parte Miller et al 12020294 - (D) BROWNE 112(1)/102/103 Hologic/Vista IP - Suros Division c/o Vista IP Law Group LLP STOUT, MICHAEL C

3736 Ex Parte Noble et al 12333526 - (D) GRIMES 103 Covidien HENSON, DEVIN B  

REHEARING  

GRANTED
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3653 Ex Parte Hallowell et al 10256818 - (D) SAINDON CUMMINS-ALLISON CORP. C/O NIXON PEABODY LLP SHAPIRO, JEFFREY ALAN

see also In re Voss, 557 F.2d 812, n. 11 (CCPA 1977) (“reversal is not a mandate to the PTO to issue a patent and does not preclude the PTO from reopening prosecution”).