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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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REVERSED
Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2818 Ex Parte Rupp et al 11789045 - (D) TIMM 103 MAGINOT, MOORE & BECK, LLP HAN, JONATHAN

2833 Ex Parte Ochs et al 12159326 - (D) ABRAHAM 102/103 KENYON & KENYON LLP FIGUEROA, FELIX O

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3623 Ex Parte Nelson et al 10390570 - (D) FETTING 103 Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham / Apollo BOSWELL, BETH V

3669 Ex Parte Foo et al 12299754 - (D) STEPINA 102/103 TAROLLI, SUNDHEIM, COVELL & TUMMINO L.L.P. DO, TRUC M

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2674 Ex Parte Shelton et al 12253134 - (D) ADAMS 103 103 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY PAYER, PAUL F

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1611 Ex Parte Muller et al 11931762 - (D) MILLS concurring ADAMS 103 HARNESS, DICKEY, & PIERCE, P.L.C GHALI, ISIS A D

1673 Ex Parte Sheu et al 11312873 - (D) FREDMAN 112(1)/112(2)/102/103 double patenting Licata & Tyrrell P.C. CRANE, LAWRENCE E

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1741 Ex Parte Lacasse et al 12150673 - (D) GARRIS 103 CORNING INCORPORATED SNELTING, ERIN LYNN

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2114 Ex Parte Yim et al 12230769 - (D) PYONIN 103 HARNESS, DICKEY & PIERCE, P.L.C. SCHELL, JOSEPH O

2159 Ex Parte Gross 12191896 - (D) SAADAT 103 PATENTBEST MAMILLAPALLI, PAVAN

2159 Ex Parte Gross 12191973 - (D) SAADAT 103 PATENTBEST MAMILLAPALLI, PAVAN

2163 Ex Parte Mordetsky et al 12819037 - (D) JIVANI 102/103 Uniloc USA Inc. HWA, SHYUE JIUNN

2196 Ex Parte Chandhoke 11875059 - (D) SHAW 103 Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel PC KIM, DONG U

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2425 Ex Parte Adolph et al 10496713 - (D) WORMMEESTER 103 Thomson Multimedia Licensing Inc CHOKSHI, PINKAL R

2447 Ex Parte Kataoka 11752970 - (D) SHAW 103 Greg Goshorn, P.C. NDIAYE, CHEIKH T

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2641 Ex Parte Rork et al 12544621 - (D) FINK 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C./FGTL SABOURI, MAZDA

2645 Ex Parte Nishikata et al 10568240 - (D) MacDONALD 103 KNOBBE MARTENS OLSON & BEAR LLP HUYNH, NAM TRUNG

2689 Ex Parte Wengrovitz 12650850 - (D) DEJMEK 103 Kramer & Amado, P.C. POINT, RUFUS C

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3686 Ex Parte Hyde et al 12157922 - (D) McGRAW 103 Constellation Law Group, PLLC NGUYEN, HIEP VAN

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Ex Parte Wallace 12337309 - (D) MAYBERRY 102/103 MOORE & VAN ALLEN PLLC CHAMBERS, MICHAEL S

3769 Ex Parte Mansfield et al 11733273 - (D) SCHOPFER 103 SEAGER, TUFTE & WICKHEM, LLC LIPITZ, JEFFREY BRIAN

"The fact that the motivating benefit comes at the expense of another benefit, however, should not nullify its use as a basis to modify the disclosure of one reference with the teachings of another. Instead, the benefits, both lost and gained, should be weighed against one another."  Winner Int'l Royalty Corp. v. Wang, 202 F.3d 1340, 1349 n.8 (Fed. Cir. 2000).  Further, "just because better alternatives exist in the prior art does not mean that an inferior combination is inapt for obviousness purposes."  In re Mouttet, 686 F.3d 1322, 1334 (Fed. Cir. 2012).

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3716 Ex Parte KIM et al 11853525 - (D) MOORE 112(1) H.C. PARK & ASSOCIATES, PLC DUFFY, DAVID W

REEXAMINATION

REVERSED
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2618 CSR PLC, Requester, v. SKULLCANDY, INC., Patent Owner. Ex Parte 7187948 et al 10/382,960 95001305 - (D) SIU 102/103 Workman Nydegger Third-Party Requester: Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP FOSTER, ROLAND G original JACKSON, BLANE J

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1755 Ex Parte Natural Alternatives, LLC Ex Parte 6,080,330 et al 09/333,180 90010381 - (D) ROBERTSON 103 KING & SCHICKLI, PLLC THIRD PARTY REQUESTER: CHRISTENSEN, O'CONNOR, JOHNSON, KINDNESS, PLLC XU, LING X original GREEN, ANTHONY J

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