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Thursday, July 23, 2015

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1761 Ex Parte Hutton et al 12794240 - (D) ABRAHAM 103 41.50 112(2) THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY BOYER, CHARLES I

Claiming two statutory classes within a single claim renders the claim indefinite.  IPXL Holdings, L.L.C. v. Amazon.com, Inc., 430 F.3d 1377, 1384 (Fed. Cir. 2005) (noting that "as a result of the combination of two separate statutory classes of invention, a manufacturer or seller of the claimed apparatus would not know from the claim whether it might also be liable for contribitory infringement because a buyer or user of the apparatus later performs the claimed method of using the apparatus"); Ex parte Lyell, 17 USPQ2d 1548, 1551 (1990) (holding that including a method of use in an apparatus claim renders a claim indefinite under 35 U.S.C. 112).

IPXL Holdings v. Amazon.com, Inc., 430 F.2d 1377, 77 USPQ2d 1140 (Fed. Cir. 2005) 2173.05(p)

Lyell, Ex parte, 17 USPQ2d 1548 (Bd. Pat. App. & Inter. 1990) 2173.05(p)

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2423 Ex Parte Hallberg et al 11367939 - (D) FISHMAN 103 CHERNOFF VILHAUER MCCLUNG & STENZEL, LLP BANTAMOI, ANTHONY

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2462 Ex Parte Gordon et al 11961010 - (D) HUDALLA 103 103 GARLICK & MARKISON RUSSELL, WANDA Z

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3631 Ex Parte MCCOY 12341042 - (D) JESCHKE 103 103 WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION - MD 3601 CHAN, KO HUNG

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2158 Ex Parte Clarke et al 12354741 - (D) KUMAR 103 GRIFFITHS & SEATON PLLC (IBM) SMITH, BRANNON W

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2494 Ex Parte Hicks 12550025 - (D) ENGELS 102/103 PEPPER HAMILTON LLP ALATA, AYOUB

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3632 Ex Parte Greb et al 12414736 - (D) SMEGAL 103 COATS & BENNETT, PLLC GARFT, CHRISTOPHER

3674 Ex Parte Slay et al 11682697 - (D) WARNER 103 FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. DITRANI, ANGELA M

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3728 Ex Parte Coltri-Johnson 11729375 - (D) HORNER 112(1) 112(1)/112(2)/102/103 WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE & RICE, LLP PAGAN, JENINE MARIE

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2619 Ex Parte Posa et al 12197635 - (R) SHAW 103 GIFFORD, KRASS, SPRINKLE,ANDERSON & CITKOWSKI, P.C HARRISON, CHANTE E

2631 Ex Parte Sedarat 11377114 - (R) THOMAS 103 STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. YU, LIHONG

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