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Thursday, May 12, 2016

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1797 Ex Parte Nielsen et al 12475714 - (D) OWENS 103 HP Inc. XU, XIAOYUN

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2845 Ex Parte Ozden et al 12310752 - (D) HOMERE 103 Core Wireless Licensing Ltd WIMER, MICHAEL C

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3685 Ex Parte Tien et al 10844863 - (D) FETTING 103 SCHWEGMAN LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/EBAY AGWUMEZIE, CHINEDU CHARLES

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2162 Ex Parte Chakra et al 13166961 - (D) PINKERTON 102 102 WINSTEAD P.C. IBM CORP. (WSM) LY, ANH

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3681 Ex Parte Kim et al 12866105 - (D) FETTING 102 102 HAUPTMAN HAM, LLP LI, SUN M

"[E]xpressions relating the apparatus to contents thereof during an intended operation are of no significance in determining patentability of the apparatus claim." Ex parte Thibault, 164 USPQ 666, 667 (Bd. App. 1969). Furthermore, "inclusion of material or article worked upon by a structure being claimed does not impart patentability to the claims." In re Otto, 312 F.2d 937, 940 (CCPA 1963).

INCLUDES LINK TO PDF OF THIBAULT FROM USPQ, NOT IN GOOGLE SCHOLAR!

Otto, In re, 312 F.2d 937, 136 USPQ 458 (CCPA 1963) 2111.02 2115

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1621 Ex Parte Oron et al 12231601 - (D) SCHNEIDER 103 COOPER & DUNHAM, LLP FAY, ZOHREH A

1627 Ex Parte DePierro et al 11841183 - (D) SCHNEIDER 103 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY KAROL, JODY LYNN

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1782 Ex Parte Brebion 13325196 - (D) HEANEY 112(2) 103 SEALED AIR CORPORATION YAGER, JAMES C

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2133 Ex Parte Braga 12967355 - (D) STRAUSS 103 MYERS BIGEL & SIBLEY, P.A. RUTZ, JARED IAN

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2482 Ex Parte Mizosoe et al 12182641 - (D) JURGOVAN 103 MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY LLP VAZQUEZ COLON, MARIA E

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Ex Parte Mcilvain et al 12964024 - (D) LANEY 103 41.50 103 EDELL, SHAPIRO & FINNAN, LLC CHAMBERS, MICHAEL S

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