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REVERSED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1787 Ex Parte Komatsu et al 11064149 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 Hoffmann & Baron LLP KRUER, KEVIN R

In re Rouffet, 149 F.3d 1350, 1358 (Fed. Cir. 1998) (“hindsight” is inferred when the specific understanding or principal within the knowledge of one of ordinary skill in the art leading to the modification of the prior art in order to arrive at appellant’s claimed invention has not been explained);

Rouffet, In re, 149 F.3d 1350, 47 USPQ2d 1453 (Fed. Cir. 1998) 1216.01

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2169 Ex Parte Dettinger et al 11462082 - (D) CURCURI 103 IBM CORPORATION SAEED, USMAAN

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2883 Ex Parte Krumme et al 11536237 - (D) MacDONALD 102/103 DAFFER MCDANIEL LLP ANDERSON, GUY G

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3694 Ex Parte Ogilvie 11532514 - (D) SMEGAL 103 37 CFR 41.50(b) 102 TUROCY & WATSON, LLP HOLLY, JOHN H

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3762 Ex Parte Lahti et al 10632026 - (D) FREDMAN 103 Medtronic, Inc. (CRDM) ALTER, ALYSSA MARGO

3779 Ex Parte Saadat et al 11036029 - (D) SNEDDEN 102/103 USGI Medical, Inc. KASZTEJNA, MATTHEW JOHN

See Texas Instr. Inc. v. United States Int’l Trade Comm’n, 988 F.2d 1165, 1171 (Fed. Cir. 1993) (Claim language cannot be mere surplusage. An express limitation cannot be read out of the claim).

Texas Instruments, Inc. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, 988 F.2d 1165, 26 USPQ2d 1018 (Fed. Cir. 1993) 716.04

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1767 Ex Parte Brust et al 12029972 - (D) McKELVEY 103 EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY HEINCER, LIAM J

1778 Ex Parte Lauer 11990929 - (D) TORCZON 103 Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman KURTZ, BENJAMIN M

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2161 Ex Parte Manczak et al 11654148 - (D) EVANS 103 Oracle America/ SUN / STK BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C. NGUYEN, CAM LINH T

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2427 Ex Parte vonDoenhoff et al 11130557 - (D) MacDONALD 103 HARNESS DICKEY & PIERCE, PLC INGVOLDSTAD, BENNETT

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3665 Ex Parte Chigusa et al 11752500 - (D) WEATHERLY 112(2)/103 GIFFORD, KRASS, SPRINKLE, ANDERSON & CITKOWSKI, P.C. ALGAHAIM, HELAL A

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3728 Ex Parte Huddleston 10765501 - (D) KILE 112(2)/103 DAVID E. HUDDLESTON BUI, LUAN KIM

3767 Ex Parte Vaillancourft et al 12321900 - (D) MILLS 102/103/obviousness-type double patenting CARELLA, BYRNE, BAIN, GILFILLAN, CECCHI, STEWART & OLSTEIN PATEL, SHEFALI DILIP

REHEARING
 
GRANTED
Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3734 Ex Parte Anderson 11831625 - (D) FREDMAN 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 103 Medtronic, Inc. (CRDM) EVERAGE, KEVIN D

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