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REVERSED
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3645 Ex Parte Chen 13422533 - (D) ASTORINO 103 PARKER JUSTISS, P.C./ALCATEL-LUCENT ABRAHAM, SAMANTHA K

3655 Ex Parte Grosskopf et al 13457002 - (D) HUME 103 Cantor Colburn LLP - Hamilton Sundstrand HANSEN, COLBY M

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3724 Ex Parte Gehret et al 12541364 - (D) WIEDER 112(1)/112(2)/102 THE BLACK & DECKER CORPORATION PATEL, BHARAT C

3741 Ex Parte Cowan et al 13173903 - (D) GUIJT 103 CARLSON, GASKEY & OLDS/PRATT & WHITNEY AMAR, MARC J

3744 Ex Parte Masani et al 12550098 - (D) WIEDER 103 ConocoPhillips Company ZEC, FILIP

3762 Ex Parte Goetz 13750832 - (D) GRIMES 103 SHUMAKER & SIEFFERT , P.A LEVICKY, WILLIAM J

3763 Ex Parte Reid 13966315 - (D) CAPP 102 DALY, CROWLEY, MOFFORD & DITRKEE, LLP MEDWAY, SCOTT J

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3671 Ex Parte Thompson et al 13660121 - (D) BAUMEISTER 103 103 Cantor Colburn LLP CHU, KATHERINE J

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1746 Ex Parte Petri 13054817 - (D) HASTINGS 103 MCGLEW & TUTTLE, PC BLADES, JOHN A

Ornamental effects cannot be relied upon as a patentable difference.  See In re Seid, 161 F.2d 229, 231 (CCPA 1947) (matters relating to ornamentation only, which have no mechanical function, cannot be relied upon to patentably distinguish the claimed invention from the prior art)

Seid, In re, 161 F.2d 229, 73 USPQ 431 (CCPA 1947) 2112.01 2144.04

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2153 Ex Parte Kunath et al 14022856 - (D) CHEN 103 Artegis Law Group, LLP - Harman CHOI, YUK TING

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2848 Ex Parte NOMMER et al 12808310 - (D) CUTITTA 103 BACON & THOMAS, PLLC TRAN, BINH BACH THANH

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3625 Ex Parte Lu et al 13192576 - (D) MURPHY 101 WOLF GREENFIELD & SACKS, P.C. HAQ, NAEEM U

3631 Ex Parte Kaps et al 13165819 - (D) WIEDER 103 BSH Home Appliances Corporation KRYCINSKI, STANTON L

3646 Ex Parte Gautier et al 12531605 - (D) JESCHKE 103 41.50 101 FAY KAPLUN & MARCIN, LLP DAVIS, SHARON M

3676 Ex Parte Patel 12986637 - (D) BAUMEISTER 103 SCHLUMBERGER ROSHARON CAMPUS GRAY, GEORGE STERLING

3685 Ex Parte Fisher 13650437 - (D) KAISER 103 Michelle Fisher AGWUMEZIE, CHINEDU CHARLES

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Keeley et al 12911562 - (D) HOELTER 103 K&L Gates LLP-Orange County YABUT, DIANE D

3745 Ex Parte Ahmad et al 13002986 - (D) HORNER 103 SIEMENS CORPORATION WOLCOTT, BRIAN P

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1717 Ex Parte Ehrt et al 13817526 - (D) McGEE dissenting NAGUMO 103 Abel Law Group, LLP BOWMAN, ANDREW J

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