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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

ruff, sensonics, interconnect

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1631 Ex Parte Zhou et al 13188598 - (D) HARDMAN 101 AMIN, TUROCY & WATSON, LLP SKIBINSKY, ANNA

1634 Ex Parte ALBITAR 14208850 - (D) JENKS 101/103 Parker Highlander PLLC BAUSCH, SARAE L

1634 Ex Parte Matthiesen 14352815 - (D) SCHNEIDER 103/OTDP Agilent Technologies, Inc. CROW, ROBERT THOMAS

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1712 Ex Parte CANOVA et al 15029656 - (D) DENNETT 103 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP WIECZOREK, MICHAEL P

Because the Examiner does not establish that the prior art recognizes the purported equivalency between Lemmer and Reymond - as is required by In re Ruff - the Examiner improperly relied on equivalence as a rationale for supporting an obviousness rejection. See In re Ruff, 256 F.2d 590, 596 (CCPA 1958) (substitution of one equivalent for another is obvious only where equivalency is known in the prior art). Frorn our perspective, the only suggestion for putting the selected disclosures of the references together in the manner proposed by the Examiner lays in the hindsight accorded one who first viewed Appellant's disclosure. This, of course, is not a proper basis for a rejection. See Sensonics Inc. v. Aerosonic Corp., 81 F.3d 1566, 1570 (Fed. Cir. 1996) ("The invention must be viewed not after the blueprint has been drawn by the inventor, but as it would have been perceived in the state of the art that existed at the time the invention was made." ( citing Interconnect Planning Corp. v. Feil, 774 F.2d 1132, 1138 (Fed. Cir. 1985))). 

Ruff, In re, 256 F.2d 590, 118 USPQ 340 (CCPA 1958) 2144.06

1783 Ex Parte DOLZINSKI et al 13851555 - (D) ROBERTSON 103 Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P.A. HANDVILLE, BRIAN

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2658 Ex Parte Beller et al 15152906 - (D) SHIANG 101 IBM CORP. (WIP) c/o WALDER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, P.C. BLANKENAGEL, BRYANS

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2881 Ex Parte NELLISSEN et al 14647141 - (D) INGLESE 103 PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS SMYTH, ANDREW P

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3745 Ex Parte Narayanan et al 13532837 - (D) FINAMORE 103 ZARLEY LAW FIRM P.L.C. LAMBERT, WAYNE A

3745 Ex Parte Buhl et al 14221563 - (D) HOFFMANN 102/103 MCCORMICK, PAULDING & HUBER LLP WIBLIN, MATTHEW

3762 Ex Parte Jonsson 12742189 - (D) BAHR 103 OCCHIUTI & ROHLICEK LLP NAMAY, DANIEL ELLIOT

3792 Ex Parte Misener 14201300 - (D) CALVE 103 41.50 103 ED/Rutan & Tucker, LLP LEVICKY, WILLIAM J

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1618 Ex Parte Wu et al 14037528 - (D) FREDMAN 103 103 41.50 103 ALLERGAN, INC. DICKINSON, PAUL W

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1737 Ex Parte Neubauer et al 14362954 - (D) McGEE 103 103 ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY c/o The Dow Chemical Company HUFF, MARK F

1791 Ex Parte Barrett et al 13624073 - (D) GARRIS 103 103 Diederiks & Whitelaw, PLC LEBLANC, KATHERINE DEGUIRE

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2488 Ex Parte Wang 14461520 - (D) DIRBA 102 112(1)/102/103 GoogleLLC c/o Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. XU, XIAOLAN

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3792 Ex Parte Gatzemeyer et al 14709140 - (D) ADAMS 101 103 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY JIAN, SHIRLEY XUEYING

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1611 Ex Parte Thanoo et al 12328136 - (D) GRIMES 112(2) 103/OTDP BENESCH, FRIEDLANDER, COPLAN & ARONOFF LLP ORWIG, KEVIN S

1616 Ex Parte McInnes et al 12677236 - (D) WORTH 103 41.50 103 Foley & Lardner LLP CHUI, MEI PING

1619 Ex Parte Lodhi et al 11490414 - (D) WISZ 102/103 SurModics/Kagan Binder, PLLC ALAWADI, SARAH

1623 Ex Parte HOSAKA et al 15323928 - (D) ADAMS 103 BIRCH STEWART KOLASCH & BIRCH, LLP WHITE, EVERETT

1655 Ex Parte REID et al 13840921 - (D) PRATS 103 Bayer CropScience LP CLARK, AMYL YNN

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2447 Ex Parte Shukla et al 15465004 - (D) FRAHM 103 MITEL NETWORKS CORP. c/o MICHELLE WHITTINGTON PERRY+ CURRIER INC. (FOR MITEL) ALRIYASHI, ABDULKADER MOHAMED

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2624 Ex Parte Hunt et al 14595435 - (D) RAEVSKY 103 TUCKER ELLIS LLP EDWARDS, MARK

2658 Ex Parte Buck et al 13990176 - (D) BRANCH 101 103 Nuance c/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford and Durkee, LLP OPSASNICK, MICHAEL N

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3622 Ex Parte Scheibe et al 12198252 - (D) PYONIN 101 103 VLP Law Group LLP SITTNER, MICHAEL J

3624 Ex Parte Banner 13989786 - (D) JEFFERY 101 HP Inc. DICKERSON, TIPHANY B

3634 Ex Parte Roy et al 14224227 - (D) GREENHUT 103 DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC KELLY, CATHERINE A

3682 Ex Parte WU et al 12483358 - (D) BISK 101 Potomac Law Group, PLLC (Oracle International) BROWN, LUIS A

3692 Ex Parte SAMUELS et al 14095225 - (D) MEDLOCK 102 101 TINKLER, MURIEL S TINKLER, MURIEL S

3693 Ex Parte Cataline et al 11717057 - (D) LORIN 101 41.50 101 Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP/JPMorgan Chase KHATTAR, RAJESH

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3733 Ex Parte PAGAN et al 13350336 - (D) CALVE 103 THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY ANDERSON, DON M

3763 Ex Parte Sangiovanni 13982112 - (D) FINAMORE 103 Cantor Colburn LLP - Carrier ZEC, FILIP

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

sensonics, interconnect

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1715 Ex Parte Lee et al 13637235 - (D) SQUIRE 103 BACHMAN & LAPOINTE, P.C. TALBOT, BRIAN K

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2863 Ex Parte Rodriguez et al 14440271 - (D) KRIVAK 101 ABB - Whitmyer IP Group LLC SUN, XIUQIN

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3772 Ex Parte Singer et al 13465558 - (D) MURPHY 103 GLOBAL IP COUNSELORS, LLP PATEL, TARLA R

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1729 Ex Parte Hosoya et al 10821323 - (D) DENNETT 103 103 Sheridan Ross P.C. EGGERDING, ALIX ECHET .MEYER

However, because Johnson does not teach Li4Ti5O12, the skilled artisan would not have been motivated to employ the other teachings of Johnson and also would have no motivation to look to the disclosure of Spider, absent impermissible hindsight. “The invention must be viewed not after the blueprint has been drawn by the inventor, but as it would have been perceived in the state of the art that existed at the time the invention was made.” Sensonics Inc. v. Aerosonic Corp., 81 F.3d 1566, 1570 (Fed. Cir. 1996) (citing Interconnect Planning Corp. v. Feil, 774 F.2d 1132, 1138 (Fed. Cir. 1985)).

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2165 Ex Parte Calder et al 12479195 - (D) COURTENAY 103 103 SHOOK, HARDY & BACON L.L.P. (MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC) SYED, FARHAN M

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2651 Ex Parte Chan et al 12621156 - (D) BARRY concurring MOORE 103 112(2)/103 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton/Qualcomm MONIKANG, GEORGE C

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3765 Ex Parte Brown 14555549 - (D) CAPP 102/103 112(2) Devlin Law Firm LLC CARTER, CAMERON A

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1798 Ex Parte Verkoeijen et al 12812772 - (D) FRANKLIN concurring NAGUMO 103 NIXON & VANDERHYE, PC WARDEN, JILL ALICE

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2157 Ex Parte Apthorp 13816149 - (D) HUGHES 103 International IP Law Group PARK, GRACE A

2161 Ex Parte Brooks et al 13855572 - (D) DANG 103 Fabian Vancott IBM CORPORATION DAYE, CHELCIE L

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2461 Ex Parte Chen et al 13793587 - (D) HUGHES 103 Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P. Qualcomm MIAN, OMER S

2468 Ex Parte Li et al 14000684 - (D) AMUNDSON 103 FAY SHARPE/LUCENT PATEL, PARTHKUMAR

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3682 Ex Parte Green 12645662 - (D) HUTCHINGS 112(1)/103 101 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Adobe Systems, Inc. 58083 DAGNEW, SABA

3682 Ex Parte MacNeille et al 13671987 - (D) HUTCHINGS 103 101/103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C./FGTL JOHNSON, ROBERT C

3688 Ex Parte Banerjee et al 12770947 - (D) HUGHES 101 Moore and Van Allen, PLLC CAO, VINCENT M

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3721 Ex Parte WIIK et al 13531651 - (D) LANEY 112(1) 112(2) Charles E. Leahy STINSON, CHELSEA E.

3763 Ex Parte Nie 13784721 - (D) KORNICZKY 103 Dickinson Wright - BD CARPENTER, WILLIAM R

3788 Ex Parte de Thé et al 14078052 - (D) LANEY 103 OTDP CANTOR COLBURN LLP PERREAULT, ANDREW D

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2887 Ex Parte PARK et al 14065475 - (R) CASHION 103 HONEYWELL/WICK PHILLIPS MAI, THIEN T

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3691 Ex Parte Jones et al 10676297 - (R) BAYAT 101 Docket Clerk-GOLD VYAS, ABHISHEK

REEXAMINATION

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Ex parte INFINITY HEADWEAR & APPAREL, LLC Ex Parte 8864544 et al 13096466 90013508 - (R) MARTIN 102 KIRTON MCCONKIE ENGLE, PATRICIA LYNN original NICONOVICH, ALEXANDER R

Thursday, July 20, 2017

unigene, interconnect

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REVERSED
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2154 Ex Parte Yonezawa 11215432 - (D) DEJMEK 103 Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC NGUYEN, THU N

Additionally, “[o]bviousness requires more than a mere showing that the prior art includes separate references covering each separate limitation in a claim under examination.” Unigene Labs., Inc. v. Apotex, Inc., 655 F.3d 1352, 1360 (Fed. Cir. 2011). Moreover, while it is well-established that any obviousness analysis must, on some level, rely on hindsight, it is impermissible to engage in a hindsight reconstruction of the claimed invention, using the applicant’s invention as a template and selecting elements from references to fill the gaps. Interconnect Planning Corp. v. Feil, 774 F.2d 1132, 1143 (Fed. Cir. 1985).

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2468 Ex Parte Nason et al 11674771 - (D) SHIANG 103 MITEL NETWORKS CORP. c/o MICHELLE WHITTINGTON PERRY + CURRIER INC. (FOR MITEL) PHUNG, LUAT

2673 Ex Parte Nara 12625971 - (D) PINKERTON 103 SUGHRUE MION, PLLC WALLACE, JOHN R

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3662 Ex Parte Elliott 13477692 - (D) ASTORINO 103 Caterpillar c/o LEYDIG, VOIT & MAYER, LTD NGUYEN, NGA X

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3724 Ex Parte Aquino et al 13644781 - (D) McCARTHY 103 DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC ALIE, GHASSEM

3742 Ex Parte Kohl et al 13231556 - (D) SCHOPFER 103 Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C. SINGH, AMIT K

3744 Ex Parte Schwerer et al 12920651 - (D) PESLAK 103 FACTOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW GROUP, LTD. SULLENS, TAVIA L

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3781 Ex Parte Tompkins 13191312 - (D) GUIJT 102 102/103 DOCKET CLERK COLLADO, CYNTHIA FRANCISCA

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1747 Ex Parte Kaes et al 13181773 - (D) McMANUS 103 THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY FISCHER, JUSTIN R

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2612 Ex Parte HAKURA et al 14058053 - (D) BEAMER 103 Artegis Law Group, LLP/NVIDIA HE, WEIMING

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2853 Ex Parte Murphy et al 14900957 - (D) KUMAR 112(2) 103 HP Inc. VALENCIA, ALEJANDRO

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3695 Ex Parte KANJLIA et al 14109017 - (D) MEYERS 101 Finnegan/Capital One DONLON, RYAN D

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3722 Ex Parte Piper 12822941 - (D) HOFFMANN 103 Klintworth & Rozenblat IP LLC GATES, ERIC ANDREW

3763 Ex Parte Dimashkieh et al 13822627 - (D) STAICOVICI 103 Richard C. Litman DARB, HAMZA A.

3763 Ex Parte Senarith et al 13840196 - (D) SCHOPFER 103 DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC (STJ) STIGELL, THEODORE J

3775 Ex Parte Kang et al 13178148 - (D) SMITH 103 MILLER, MATTHIAS & HULL LLP BECCIA, CHRISTOPHER J

REEXAMINATION

AFFIRMED
2764 Ex Parte 6,173,267 B1 et al Ex Parte Cairns 90/012,264 09028718 13589343 - (D) SIU 101/103 DAVID M. QUINLAN, P.C. THIRD PARTY REQUESTER: LOEB & LOEB, LLP WORJLOH, JALATEE

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

sensonics, interconnect

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REVERSED
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3647 Ex Parte Baron 12917886 - (D) SCHOPPER 103 VanOphem IP Law PLC EVANS, EBONY E

3665 Ex Parte Rao et al 11278043 - (D) REIMERS 103 ANGELA M, BRUNETTI, PLLC KING, RODNEY P

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2422 Ex Parte Hsiao 13687375 - (D) KHAN 112(1)/103 103 ROGITZ & ASSOCIATES LEE, MICHAEL

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3626 Ex Parte Brown 11528737 - (D) MEDLOCK 112(2) 102 Robert Bosch LLC PAULS, JOHN A

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3741 Ex Parte Stroud et al 12777508 - (D) CALVE 103 103 TRASKBRITT, P.C./ ORBITAL ATK, INC. GOYAL, ARUN

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1617 Ex Parte Molenda et al 13062017 - (D) MAJORS 103 NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS, PA ALLEY, GENEVIEVE S

1619 Ex Parte Halter et al 13130939 - (D) JENKS 102 PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS THAKOR, DEV ANG K

1656 Ex Parte Smith et al 12999185 - (D) TOWNSEND 103 MOORE & VAN ALLEN PLLC STEADMAN, DAVID J

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1732 Ex Parte MILLER 13483596 - (D) HASTINGS 103 Merchant & Gould - Chevron MAYES, MELVIN C

1736 Ex Parte Bruggendick et al 12384159 - (D) GAUDETTE 102/103 K&L Gates LLP-Charlotte WALCK, BRIAND

1772 Ex Parte Digne et al 13060457 - (D) BEST 103 MILLEN, WHITE, ZELANO & BRANIGAN, P.C. LOUIE, PHILIP Y

1781 Ex Parte Busch et al 12295131 - (D) ROSS 103 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (WM) FERGUSON, LAWRENCE D

Moreover, we find no evidence that the Examiner relies on impermissible hindsight reasoning as the Examiner's articulated reasons for combining the teachings of Narita, Sawai, and Tokiwa are supported by the prior art disclosures themselves. See, e.g., Sensonics, Inc. v. Aerosonic Corp., 81 F.3d 1566, 1570 (Fed. Cir. 1996) (citing Interconnect Planning Corp. v. Feil, 774 F.2d 1132, 1138  (Fed. Cir. 1985)) ("The invention must be viewed not after the blueprint has been drawn by the inventor, but as it would have been perceived in the state of the art that existed at the time the invention was made.").

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2174 Ex Parte Liesche et al 11865754 - (D) GALLIGAN 101/103 DELIZIO LAW, PLLC BM AUSTIN IPLA W (DL) FIBBI, CHRISTOPHER J

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2487 Ex Parte AHN 13219114 - (D) HUME 103 THE FARRELL LAW FIRM, P,C OWENS, TSION B

2488 Ex Parte GunasekaranBabu et al 12642944 - (D) HORVATH 103 HONEYWELL/HUSCH PE, GEEPY

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2641 Ex Parte Gerber et al 13019282 - (D) NAPPI 102/103 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP HOLLIDAY, JAIME MICHELE

2669 Ex Parte Holland et al 12256962 - (D) HOMERE 101/103 ALSTON & BIRD LLP BITAR, NANCY

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3618 Ex Parte King et al 11742890 - (D) CAPP 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P,CJFG1L VANAMAN, FRANK BENNETT

3686 Ex Parte Jung et al 11824529 - (D) MEDLOCK 103 Constellation Law Group, PLLC REYES, REGINALD R

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3745 Ex Parte McMahan et al 12719674 - (D) WOODS 103 Fletcher Yoder PC GE Power & Water LEGENDRE, CHRISTOPHER RY AN

3777 Ex Parte Chernov et al 13108129 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 41.50 103 Covidien LP KINNARD, LISA M

Monday, February 24, 2014

interconnect

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REVERSED 
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1729 Ex Parte Saloka et al 12099221 - (D) OWENS 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C./FGTL EGGERDING, ALIX ECHELMEYER

1745 Ex Parte De Luca 10532525 - (D) OWENS 102/103 Sealed Air Corporation WU, VICKI H

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3633 Ex Parte LaCrosse 11109652 - (D) GERSTENBLITH 103 WELSH FLAXMAN & GITLER LLC FIGUEROA, LUZ ADRIANA

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Ex Parte Talafous 10912205 - (D) GERSTENBLITH 103 GRAY, PLANT, MOOTY, MOOTY & BENNETT, P.A. NGUYEN, KIEN T

“When prior art references require selective combination by the court to render obvious a subsequent invention, there must be some reason for the combination other than the hindsight gleaned from the invention itself.” Interconnect Planning Corp. v. Feil, 774 F.2d 1132, 1143 (Fed. Cir. 1985).
DONNER 8: 424
HARMON 4: 18, 41, 42, 123, 157, 304; 11: 153, 194; 18: 301; 19: 162, 209; 21: 210, 219, 220, 222, 266, 365

AFFIRMED-IN-PART 
Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2881 Ex Parte Giles et al 11722970 - (D) COLAIANNI 103 103 Waters Technologies Corporation IPPOLITO, NICOLE MARIE

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1727 Ex Parte Koenekamp et al 11368307 - (D) OWENS 103 GENERAL MOTORS LLC HAN, KWANG S

1788 Ex Parte Mabey 12317715 - (D) OWENS 103 CHRISTOPHER JOHN RUDY CHANG, VICTORS

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2173 Ex Parte Funabashi et al 11812561 - (D) JENKS 103 RADER FISHMAN & GRAUER PLLC SHIH, HAOSHIAN

2194 Ex Parte Garza et al 11531726 - (D) DANG 103 Jordan IP Law (IBM-RSW) YUN, CARINA

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2427 Ex Parte Maissel et al 12317081 - (D) SMITH 103 Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz HUERTA, ALEXANDER Q

2468 Ex Parte An 11121204 - (D) DANG 102/103 SUGHRUE MION, PLLC PHUNG, LUAT

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2648 Ex Parte Desai et al 11143378 - (D) CURCURI 103 THOMAS | HORSTEMEYER, LLP (Broadcom) HSIEH, PING Y

FEDERAL CIRCUIT

AFFIRMED-IN-PART AND REVERSED-IN-PART 
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2616 CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., Appellant, v. MICHELLE K. LEE, Deputy Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Appellee, v. TELES AG INFORMATIONSTECHNOLOGIEN, Cross-Appellant. 2012-1513, -1514 95/001,001 7,145,902 11/165,280 WALLACH 102/103 102/103 Goodwin Procter LLP; Associate Solicitor USPTO; Foley & Lardner LLP original NOVAK DRUCE CONNOLLY BOVE + QUIGG LLP QURESHI, AFSAR M

PANEL DECISION REINSTATED
LIGHTING BALLAST CONTROL LLC, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION, Defendant, AND UNIVERSAL LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Defendant-Appellant. 2012-1014 NEWMAN concurring LOURIE dissenting O’MALLEY, RADER, REYNA, WALLACH de novo review of claim construction ANDREW J. DHUEY; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP;

VACATED AND REMANDED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1714 FRANS NOOREN AFDICHTINGSSYSTEMEN B.V., AND STOPAQ B.V., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. STOPAQ AMCORR INC., doing business as Amcorr Products and Services, AND DOLPHIN SEALANTS, LLC, Defendants-Appellees. 2013-1200 5,898,044 08/672,670 TARANTO summary judgment of non-infringement, claim construction Jones Day; Winston & Strawn LLP SZEKELY, PETER A

Thursday, July 19, 2012

crown packaging, lampi, hyatt, chester, interconnect

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REVERSED
1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1619 Ex Parte Zhou 11/478,095 JENKS 103 FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. (BO) ALAWADI, SARAH

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1772 Ex Parte Padmanabhan et al 10/932,662 COLAIANNI 103 HONEYWELL/STW KINGAN, TIMOTHY G

1778 Ex Parte Kung et al 12038879 - (D) FRANKLIN 102/103/obviousness-type double patenting SCHWEGMAN, LUNDBERG & WOESSNER, P.A. DRODGE, JOSEPH W

2600 Communications
2617 Ex Parte Petronelli 11/182,895 RUGGIERO 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 102 AT&T Legal Department - JW D AGOSTA, STEPHEN M

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Novak et al 11/196,607 SCHEINER 103 COLEMAN SUDOL SAPONE, P.C. SEVERSON, RYAN J

3900 Central Reexamination Unit (CRU)
2763 Ex parte VERSATA DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC. 90/010,173 6,002,854 08/815,399 COCKS 102 HAMILTON & TERRILE, LLP WOOD, WILLIAM H original BRODA, SAMUEL

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1781 Ex Parte Domingues 11/614,215 COLAIANNI 102/103 103 General Mills BADR, HAMID R

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3753 Ex Parte Willats et al 11/491,836 BAUMEISTER 103 102/103 PAMELA A. KACHUR FRISTOE JR, JOHN K

3900 Central Reexamination Unit (CRU)
3763 NEXUS MEDICAL LLC Requester v. Patent of VENETEC INTERNATIONAL, INC. (a subsidiary of C.R. BARD, INC.) Patent Owner and Appellant 95/000,271 6,447,485 09/797,341 ROBERTSON 112(1)/102/103 102/103 37 C.F.R. § 41.77(b) 102 KNOBBE MARTENS OLSON & BEAR LLP FLANAGAN, BEVERLY MEINDL original MENDEZ, MANUEL A

However, consistent with the ‘390 Decision, we do not impart any specific structure from Figures 10A-12 as being required for the claimed channel or portion of the medical line to be “irregularly shaped.” See Crown Packaging Tech., Inc. v. Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp., 635 F.3d 1373, 1381 (Fed. Cir. April 1, 2011) (citing Lampi Corp. v. Am. Power Prods., 228 F.3d 1365, 1378 (Fed. Cir. 2000) (concluding that the embodiment drawings did not compel a conclusion that the written description is so narrowly tailored to be limited to the embodiments depicted in the drawings).

Lampi Corp. v. American Power Products Inc., 228 F.3d 1365, 56 USPQ2d 1445 (Fed. Cir. 2000) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2111.03

AFFIRMED
1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1734 Ex Parte Zhamu et al 11/879,680 COLAIANNI 103/obviousness-type double patenting Bor Z. Jang LEE, REBECCA Y

1772 Ex Parte Butler et al 11/515,679 COLAIANNI 103 FINA TECHNOLOGY INC DANG, THUAN D

1775 Ex Parte Jung et al 11/442,688 COLAIANNI 102/103 THE INVENTION SCIENCE FUND CLARENCE T. TEGREENE YOO, REGINA M

1785 Ex Parte Chen et al 10/613,495 PAK 103 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY HESS, BRUCE H

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2163 Ex Parte Feeney et al 11/473,617 HUME 102/103 MUIRHEAD AND SATURNELLI, LLC PHAN, TUANKHANH D

The Federal Circuit has outlined how the prima facie case burden for anticipation is met, and its purpose. Specifically, “the prima facie case is merely a procedural device that enables an appropriate shift of the burden of production.” Hyatt v. Dudas, 492 F.3d 1365, 1369 (Fed. Cir. 2007). This burden is met by “adequately explain[ing] the shortcomings it perceives so that the applicant is properly notified and able to respond.” Id, at 1370. It is only “when a rejection is so uninformative that it prevents the applicant from recognizing and seeking to counter the grounds for rejection” that the prima facie burden has not been met and the rejection violates the minimal requirements of 35 U.S.C. §132. Chester v. Miller, 906 F.2d 1574, 1578 (Fed. Cir. 1990).

Hyatt v. Dudas, 492 F.3d 1365, 83 USPQ2d 1373, 1376 (Fed. Cir. 2007) 2163.04

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
2421 Ex Parte Swart et al 09/973,081 NEW 103 BANNER & WITCOFF , LTD SALTARELLI, DOMINIC D

2421 Ex Parte Boykin et al 09/907,471 DILLON 102/103 W. Edward Johansen MONTOYA, OSCHTA I

2455 Ex Parte Jablow 09/835,376 HUME 103 CAPITOL PATENT & TRADEMARK LAW FIRM, PLLC LAZARO, DAVID R

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