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REVERSED
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3629 Ex Parte MCCOY 12341094 - (D) JESCHKE 103 WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION - MD 3601 EVANS, KIMBERLY L

3675 Ex Parte Takeuchi et al 12624902 - (D) HOSKINS 102 HONEYWELL/IFL FOSTER, NICHOLAS L

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Bonde et al 11740049 - (D) HOFFMANN 102/103 SHUMAKER & SIEFFERT , P.A HOUSTON, ELIZABETH

3738 Ex Parte Thornton et al 11466322 - (D) BAHR 102/103 Medtronic Vascular - APV Division STEWART, JASON-DENNIS NEILKEN

The Examiner's reasoning in proposing to modify Rioux to have a uniform natural diameter lacks rational underpinnings because it fails to consider the teachings of the prior art as a whole.

It is impermissible within the framework of section 103 to pick and choose from any one reference only so much of it as will support a given position, to the exclusion of other parts necessary to the full appreciation of what such reference fairly suggests to one of ordinary skill in the art.

In re Wesslau, 353 F.2d 238, 241 (CCPA 1965) (cited with approval in Bausch & Lomb, Inc. v. BarnesHind/Hydrocurve, Inc., 796 F.2d 443, 448 (Fed. Cir. 1986)).

Bausch & Lomb v. Barnes-Hind/Hydrocurve, Inc., 796 F.2d 443, 230 USPQ 416 (Fed. Cir. 1986) 2141.02

3763 Ex Parte Nelson 13247203 - (D) SCHOPFER 102/103 MEDTRONIC, INC. (NEURO/MRG) VU, QUYNH-NHU HOANG

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1767 Ex Parte Kalyankar et al 13072860 - (D) DELMENDO 102/103 102/103 Legal Department HEINCER, LIAM J

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2439 Ex Parte Boscher et al 11793673 - (D) KENNY 112(1)/103 103 YOUNG & THOMPSON WANG, HARRIS C

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1618 Ex Parte Quincy et al 13336168 - (D) NEW 102 103 KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. CABRAL, ROBERT S

1662 Ex Parte Albertsen et al 12400175 - (D) FLAX 112(1)/102 103/double patenting PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. KUBELIK, ANNE R

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1727 Ex Parte Jambunathan et al 12031256 - (D) KENNEDY 103/double patenting AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. ARCIERO, ADAM A

1766 Ex Parte Bai et al 13027747 - (D) ROSS 103 Henkel Corporation DOLLINGER, MICHAEL M

1772 Ex Parte Van Den Berg et al 12988918 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 SHELL OIL COMPANY LOUIE, PHILIP Y

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2144 Ex Parte Petri 11681926 - (D) KUMAR 103 Patterson & Sheridan, LLP SMITH, BENJAMIN J

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2683 Ex Parte Vandivier et al 12776632 - (D) KHAN 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C./FGTL HOLLOWAY III, EDWIN C

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3624 Ex Parte Blomberg et al 12611407 - (D) BAYAT 103 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (LICENSING) SCHEUNEMANN, RICHARD N

3693 Ex Parte Bouchard 12298720 - (D) KIM 103 Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP BORLINGHAUS, JASON M

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3736 Ex Parte Thomas et al 12604084 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 ALLERGAN, INC. HENSON, DEVIN B

3737 Ex Parte Sorensen 11969478 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 QUARLES & BRADY LLP SIRIPURAPU, RAJEEV P

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2471 Ex Parte Burckart et al 13407653 - (D) TROCK 103 CRGO LAW CHOU, ALBERT T

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