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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1649 Ex Parte Racey et al 12511210 - (D) GRIMES 103 MAGINOT, MOORE & BECK, LLP DUTT, ADITI

The Examiner’s finding that the claimed configuration would be obvious “should the additional focusing be desired,” standing alone, is insufficient to establish a prima facie case of obviousness. “[I]t can be important to identify a reason that would have prompted a person of ordinary skill in the relevant field to combine the elements in the way the claimed new invention does.” KSR Int’l v. Teleflex Inc., 550 U.S. 398, 418 (2007).

KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc., 550 U.S. 398, 82 USPQ2d 1385 (2007) 2141 ,   2144.05 ,   2145 2216 ,   2242 ,   2286 ,   2616 ,   2642 ,   2686.04

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2881 Ex Parte PETRIC 12790177 - (D) JIVANI 103 OKAMOTO & BENEDICTO LLP OSENBAUGH-STEWAR, ELIZA W

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1791 Ex Parte Sanders 11580439 - (D) HOUSEL 103 103 Hoffmann & Baron LLP TARAZANO, DONALD LAWRENCE

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Hazut et al 10560063 - (D) HOSKINS 103 112(1)/103 MARSTELLER & ASSOCIATES MCEVOY, THOMAS M

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2142 Ex Parte Ganey et al 12325253 - (D) ENGELS 103 FERENCE & ASSOCIATES LLC BHARGAVA, ANIL K

REHEARING

GRANTED
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2451 Ex Parte Beck 10228182 - (D) DEJMEK 103 FITCH, EVEN, TABIN & FLANNERY, LLP DAFTUAR, SAKET K

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