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REVERSED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1792 Ex Parte Roth 12752630 - (D) GARRIS 103 KURT ROTH C/O M. SLAVIN BECKER, DREW E

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2161 Ex Parte Naick et al 10992517 - (D) GRIMES 103 Greg Goshorn, P.C. NGUYEN, THU N

2174 Ex Parte Eschbach et al 11315993 - (D) FREDMAN 103 Basch & Nickerson LLP TILLERY, RASHAWN N

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2455 Ex Parte Hansen 11140288 - (D) BROWN 102/103 CLOCK TOWER LAW GROUP ASHRAF, WASEEM

2483 Ex Parte Hahm et al 10890865 - (D) NAPPI 103 STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. HOLDER, ANNER N

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2854 Ex Parte Brandenburg et al 10529271 - (D) OWENS 103 LEYDIG VOIT & MAYER, LTD MARINI, MATTHEW G

“[T]he preamble may be limiting ‘when the claim drafter chooses to use both the preamble and the body to define the subject matter of the claimed invention.’” Allen Engineering Corp. v. Bartell Industries Inc., 299 F.3d 1336, 1346 (Fed. Cir. 2002) (quoting Bell Communications Research, Inc. v. Vitalink Communications Corp., 55 F.3d 615, 620 (Fed. Cir. 1995). That is what the claim drafter did in the present case.

Allen Eng’g Corp. v. Bartell Indus., Inc., 299 F.3d 1336, 63 USPQ2d 1769 (Fed. Cir. 2002) 2133.03(e)2133.03(e)(4)
HARMON 3: 219, 246, 265, 269; 5: 221, 232; 7: 83; 11: 265; 12: 101; 19: 338

Bell Communications Research, Inc. v. Vitalink Communications Corp., 55 F.3d 615, 34 USPQ2d 1816 (Fed. Cir. 1995) 2111.022163
DONNER 2: 371, 373; 7: 909; 8: 785, 786; 10: 80, 82, 884, 887
HARMON 6: 335, 338; 7: 120

2892 Ex Parte Kunii 12216081 - (D) BEST 103 RADER FISHMAN & GRAUER PLLC GORDON, MATTHEW E

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3643 Ex Parte Ruiz Diaz 11674797 - (D) BROWN 103 NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS, PA NGUYEN, SON T

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3772 Ex Parte Kim 12094640 - (D) KERINS 103 PRICE HENEVELD LLP HAWTHORNE, OPHELIA ALTHEA

AFFIRMED-IN-PART 
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2466 Ex Parte Zuckerman et al 12580129 - (D) STAICOVICI obviousness-type double patenting/112(2)/103 103 BRUNDIDGE & STANGER, P.C. JAROENCHONWANIT, BUNJOB

An artisan must be presumed to know something about the art apart from what the references disclose. See In re Jacoby, 309 F.2d 513, 516 (CCPA 1962).

AFFIRMED 
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2123 Ex Parte Ananny et al 11149710 - (D) STRAUSS 103 CROWELL & MORING LLP KIM, EUNHEE

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2443 Ex Parte Stratton et al 11219248 - (D) SMEGAL 102 Agilent Technologies, Inc. in care of: CPA Global NGUYEN, STEVEN C

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2127 Ex Parte Nettles et al 10992962 - (D) HUME 102/103 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. c/o Davidson Sheehan LLP LAUGHLIN, NATHAN L

2168 Ex Parte Gruhl et al 12062096 - (D) CRAWFORD 112(2) 101/103 ROGITZ & ASSOCIATES TRAN, ANHTAI V

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2422 Ex Parte Ramakesavan 12615495 - (D) BAUMEISTER 103 103/251 TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C. KOSTAK, VICTORR

2442 Ex Parte Heidloff et al 11002578 - (D) ASTORINO 103 LOTUS AND RATIONAL SOFTWARE SURVILLO, OLEG

2455 Ex Parte Garcia-Martin et al 11350088 - (D) CRAWFORD 112(2)/102 102 Mintz Levin/San Diego Office BAROT, BHARAT

2456 Ex Parte Kamperman et al 10565663 - (D) BROWNE 103 PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS KEEHN, RICHARD G

2478 Ex Parte Moody et al 10745483 - (D) LORIN 103 Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC LI, GUANG W

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2696 Ex Parte Willis 11038292 - (D) JEFFERY 103 TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C. HOLTON, STEVEN E

REEXAMINATION

REVERSED
Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3754 Ex parte KOTTMAN GOSLA GmbH 90009986 7849884 12/583,788 McCARTHY 103 COLLARD & ROE, P.C. KAUFMAN, JOSEPH A original BRINSON, PATRICK F

REHEARING

DENIED 
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1648 Maxygen, Inc. Requester v. Amgen, Inc. Patent Owner and Appellant 95000440 7381804 10/032,108 GUEST 103 FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER LLP TURNER, SHARON L original LUCAS, ZACHARIAH

FEDERAL CIRCUIT

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1624 GLAXOSMITHKLINE LLC (formerly known as SmithKline Beecham Corporation), Plaintiff-Appellee, v. BANNER PHARMACAPS, INC. AND IMPAX LABORATORIES, INC., Defendants-Appellants, AND ROXANE LABORATORIES, INC., Defendant-Appellant, AND MYLAN INC. AND MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC., Defendants-Appellants, AND WATSON LABORATORIES, INC. FLORIDA, Defendant-Appellant. 2013-1593, -1594, -1595, -1598 5,565,467 08/405,120 TARANTO 112(a) Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP; Morrison & Foerster, LLP RAYMOND, RICHARD L

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2155 STARHOME GMBH, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. AT&T MOBILITY LLC, ROAMWARE, INC., AND T-MOBILE USA, INC., Defendants-Appellees. 2012-1694 6,920,487 09/739,881 SCHALL SJ non-infringement claim construction Willkie Farr & Gallagher, LLP; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP original G. E. Ehrlich (1995) Ltd. c/o Anthony Castorina BAROT, BHARAT

AFFIRMED IN PART, VACATED IN PART, AND REMANDED
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3625 ELCOMMERCE.COM, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. SAP AG AND SAP AMERICA, INC., Defendants-Appellees. 2011-1369 6,947,903 09/546,347 NEWMAN SJ indefiniteness (system claims) 112(2)/112(6) SJ indefiniteness (method claims) 112(2)/112(6)/jurisdiction and venue Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P.; Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP original HAMILTON, BROOK, SMITH & REYNOLDS, P.C. SMITH, JEFFREY A

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