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Friday, May 15, 2015

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REVERSED
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2632 Ex Parte Smith et al 11363359 - (D) HUDALLA 103 Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & G (Apple) AGHDAM, FRESHTEH N

2643 Ex Parte Hiltunen et al 11783749 - (D) DANG 102/103 NIXON & VANDERHYE, PC GEORGEWILL, OPIRIBO

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3634 Ex Parte ALBERS et al 11874345 - (D) STAICOVICI 103 BURR & BROWN, PLLC REDMAN, JERRY E

3645 Ex Parte Wong et al 12965793 - (D) BROWNE 103 BLAKELY SOKOLOFF TAYLOR & ZAFMAN LLP PARC-XEROX/BSTZ HULKA, JAMES R

Moreover, although we appreciate the Examiner’s position that Nam’s CMOS structure is a field-effect transistor (see Ans. 3), we note that disclosure of a genus in the prior art, i.e., field-effect transistor, is not a disclosure of every species that is a member of that genus, i.e., thin film transistor. See Atofina v. Great Lakes Chemical Corp., 441 F.3d 991, 999 (Fed. Cir. 2006).

Atofina v. Great Lakes Chemical Corp, 441 F.3d 991 USPQ2d 1417 (Fed. Cir. 2006) 2131.03

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2175 Ex Parte ALBERTH et al 11955786 - (D) LaVIER 103 103 Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A./Motorola LONG, ANDREA NATAE

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2682 Ex Parte Queenan 10771480 - (D) HAAPALA 103 103 Barnes & Thornburg LLP (SB) NGUYEN, NAM V

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1717 Ex Parte Sacks 13190685 - (D) ROESEL 103 Weiss & Arons, LLP HERNANDEZ-DIAZ, JOSE

1767 Ex Parte Null et al 11922614 - (D) McKELVEY 103 SHELL OIL COMPANY SALVITTI, MICHAEL A

1787 Ex Parte Toyama et al 11720688 - (D) KAISER 112(1)/103 WESTERMAN, HATTORI, DANIELS & ADRIAN, LLP HUANG, CHENG YUAN

LizardTech, Inc. v. Earth Resource Mapping, Inc., 424 F.3d 1336, 1346 (Fed. Cir. 2005) (a description of a single embodiment "does not entitle the inventor" to broad claims).

LizardTech, Inc. v. Earth Resource Mapping, Inc., 424 F.3d 1336, 76 USPQ2d 1724 (Fed. Cir. 2005) 2161.01 2163

1791 Ex Parte Chan et al 11949806 - (D) ROESEL 103 Ballard Spahr LLP DuPont Pioneer BADR, HAMID R

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2131 Ex Parte Arimilli et al 12424444 - (D) MacDONALD 103 Russell Ng PLLC (IBM AUS) CARDWELL, ERIC

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2468 Ex Parte Han 11987109 - (D) BAER 103 H.C. PARK & ASSOCIATES, PLC NAWAZ, ASAD M

2473 Ex Parte BATTA 12261886 - (D) MANTIS MERCADER 103 Zebra Technologies Corporation LIU, JUNG

2486 Ex Parte Frenzel et al 10593840 - (D) BAER 103 LERNER GREENBERG STEMER LLP MUNG, ON S

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2611 Ex Parte Walsh et al 12063643 - (D) SMITH 103 NIXON PEABODY LLP PERROMAT, CARLOS

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2845 Ex Parte ZHU et al 13048202 - (D) HASTINGS 103 Guntin & Gust, PLC - BB DOCKET WIMER, MICHAEL C

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3641 Ex Parte Kelly et al 13177614 - (D) BROWNE 103 GIFFORD, KRASS, SPRINKLE,ANDERSON & CITKOWSKI, P.C TILLMAN, JR, REGINALD S

3658 Ex Parte RICK 12487477 - (D) KINDER 112(2) 102/103 INGRASSIA FISHER & LORENZ, P.C. (GME) PRATHER, GREGORY T

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