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Friday, July 5, 2019

keller, sneed, nievelt

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1619 Ex Parte Battaglia 12991349 - (D) GRIMES 103 SUGHRUE MION, PLLC WHEELER, THURMAN MICHAEL

1619 Ex Parte Minton et al 14274419 - (D) JENKS 102/103 PATE BAIRD, PLLC CHICKOS, SARAH J

1644 Ex Parte BROPHY et al 14188993 - (D) CHANG 103 Parker Highlander PLLC BELYAVSKYI, MICHAIL A

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1746 Ex Parte Malloy et al 13952441 - (D) SQUIRE 103 DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC BLADES, JOHN A

1767 Ex Parte SHIEH et al 13355651 - (D) COLAIANNI 103 DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP STANLEY, JANEL

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2119 Ex Parte Palashewski et al 14675355 - (D) CURCURI 103 FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. (TC) AZAD, MD ABUL K

2153 Ex Parte Rhoads 11620999 - (D) FENICK 103 Foley & Lardner LLP WU, YICUN

2183 Ex Parte KNOX et al 14661376 - (D) MacDONALD 103 Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (ImgTec) HUISMAN, DAVID J

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2424 Ex Parte Greene 14883793 - (D) CASS 102 Lowe Graham Jones PLLC TILAHUN, ALAZAR

2434 Ex Parte HUANG et al 14400529 - (D) McKEOWN 103 MICROSOFT CORPORATION BAYOU, YONAS A

2489 Ex Parte Chen et al 13336682 - (D) BARRY 112(1)/103 41.50 112(2) Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A. HALLENBECK-HUBER, JEREMIAH CHARLES

2498 Ex Parte Xie et al 13803871 - (D) KOHUT 103 41.50 103 JAFFERY WATSON MENDONSA & HAMILTON LLP AMORIN, CARLOS E

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2645 Ex Parte FITCH et al 15516765 - (D) McCARTNEY 103 Patterson Thuente Pedersen, P.A. CUMMING, WILLIAM D

2689 Ex Parte Myers et al 14283127 - (D) CURCURI 103 LEYDIG VOIT & MAYER, LTD JIANG, YONG HANG

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2883 Ex Parte Wilcox et al 14583415 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 COATS & BENNETT, PLLC JORDAN, ANDREW

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3628 Ex Parte Laredo et al 14198780 - (D) THOMAS 101 YEE & ASSOCIATES, P.C. ALLEN, AKIBA KANELLE

3633 Ex Parte Lee 14568365 - (D) STAICOVICI 103 41.50 103 REISING ETHINGTON P.C. HIJAZ, OMAR F

3643 Ex Parte MacKenzie 13522860 - (D) STEPHENS 103 MERCHANT & GOULD P.C. VALENTI, ANDREA M

3649 Ex Parte HERZOG 13488951 - (D) STEPHENS 103 OSTROLENK FABER LLP HARMON, CHRISTOPHER R

3697 Ex Parte Kolupaev et al 14306151 - (D) CURCURI 103 DLA PIPER LLP US - Intuit FU, HAO

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3771 Ex Parte Ferrera et al 14611564 - (D) REIMERS 102/103 Medtronic NGUYEN, TUAN VAN

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1632 Ex Parte Samaranayake et al 13877246 - (D) LEBOVITZ 102/103 103 Pharmaceutical Patent Attorneys, LLC SGAGIAS, MAGDALENE K

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2144 Ex Parte LAKRITZ 13734153 - (D) FRAHM 103 OTDP STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. SMITH, BENJAMIN J

2144 Ex Parte LAKRITZ 13734168 - (D) FRAHM 103 OTDP STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. SMITH, BENJAMIN J

2157 Ex Parte Kemmler 13902666 - (D) BUSCH 102/103 102 SCHWEGMAN LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/SAP TESSEMA, AIDA Z

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2463 Ex Parte Srivastava et al 14817724 - (D) NAPPI 103 103 Annis Intellectual Property Law, LLC DEWAN, SANJAYK

"The test for obviousness is not whether the features of a secondary reference may be bodily incorporated into the structure of the primary reference ... Rather, the test is what the combined teachings of those references would have suggested to those of ordinary skill in the art." In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413,425 (CCPA 1981); see also In re Sneed, 710 F.2d 1544, 1550 (Fed. Cir. 1983) ("[I]t is not necessary that the inventions of the references be physically combinable to render obvious the invention under review."); and In re Nievelt, 482 F.2d 965, 968 (CCPA 1973) ("Combining the teachings of references does not involve an ability to combine their specific structures."). 

Keller, In re, 642 F.2d 413, 208 USPQ 871 (CCPA 1981) 707.07(f) 2145

Sneed, In re, 710 F.2d 1544, 218 USPQ 385 (Fed. Cir. 1983) 1445 2145

Nievelt, In re, 482 F.2d 965, 179 USPQ 224 (CCPA 1973) 2145

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3682 Ex Parte HSU et al 13087506 - (D) McNEILL 112(2)/101/103 112(1) Keller Jolley Preece/Facebook OSMAN BILAL AHME, AF AF

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1611 Ex Parte Srinivasan et al 11102726 - (D) JENKS 112(4) 103 Abel Schillinger, LLP CHANNAVAJJALA, LAKSHMI SARADA

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1714 Ex Parte Laffitte et al 12601348 - (D) FRANKLIN 103 RATNERPRESTIA WHATLEY, KATELYNB

1731 Ex Parte ENDO et al 14796575 - (D) FRANKLIN 103/OTDP OBLON, MCCLELLAND, MAIER & NEUSTADT, L.L.P. BOLDEN, ELIZABETH A

1733 Ex Parte Crook 13871405 - (D) SMITH 103 BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY PC ROE, JESSEE RANDALL

1761 Ex Parte Brown et al 13133282 - (D) FRANKLIN 112(2)/102/103 Pilloff & Passino LLP ANTHONY, JOSEPH DAVID

1762 Ex Parte SUMI 14760576 - (D) KENNEDY 103 CANTOR COLBURN LLP NGUYEN, VU ANH

1763 Ex Parte Hara et al 14409012 - (D) ROBERTSON 112(1) 112(2)/103 POLSINELLI PC USELDING, JOHN E

1783 Ex Parte RUGGIE 14034168 - (D) SMITH 103 BERENATO & WHITE, LLC VAN SELL, NATHAN L

1791 Ex Parte Holahan 12510504 - (D) COLAIANNI 103 41.50 103 Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, PC STIJLII, VERA

1793 Ex Parte DIERENFELD 14289306 - (D) REN 103 DICKE, BILLIG & CZAJA MCCLAIN-COLEMAN, TYNES HAL.

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2127 Ex Parte HIDAKA et al 14936060 - (D) McCARTNEY 112(2)/101 101/OTDP Studebaker & Brackett PC KHAN, IFTEKHAR A

2128 Ex Parte Agarwal et al 14146114 - (D) STRAUSS 101 HOFFMAN WARNICK LLC ALHIJA, SAIF A

2129 Ex Parte Lin et al 14607352 - (D) COURTENAY 112(2)/103 101 Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc. GAN, CHUEN-MEEI

2144 Ex Parte LAKRITZ 13734161 - (D) FRAHM 112(1) 103/OTDP STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. SMITH, BENJAMIN J

2153 Ex Parte Richtarsky et al 13874327 - (D) CASS 103 41.50 103 Mintz Levin/SAP Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. VO, CECILE H

2184 Ex Parte Wen 12539502 - (D) HOWARD 103 Trellis IP Law Group/ Sony Corp. OBERLY, ERIC T

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2493 Ex Parte Bhamidipaty et al 13052676 - (D) POTHIER 103 FERENCE & ASSOCIATES LLC PATEL, HARESH N

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2624 Ex Parte Singhal 12589487 - (D) FRAHM 103 Tara Chand Singhal LEE, NICHOLAS J

2684 Ex Parte TRUMPHY 14965524 - (D) McKEOWN 103 Perkins Coie LLP - DEN General KING, CURTIS J

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2813 Ex Parte Dewey et al 15067047 - (D) DELMENDO 112(1)/102/103 SCHWABE, WILLIAMSON & WYATT, P.C. SMOOT, STEPHEN W

2833 Ex Parte CHOI et al 14928510 - (D) WILSON 103 Jefferson IP Law, LLP WICKLUND, DANIEL PM

2838 Ex Parte Gerber et al 15132294 - (D) WILSON 102 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED NASH, GARY A

2844 Ex Parte ROEBER et al 15160839 - (D) HASTINGS 102 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C./FG1L KIM, SEOKJIN

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3624 Ex Parte MAHAKIAN et al 13359611 - (D) CRAIG 101 Potomac Law Group, PLLC (Oracle International) MISIASZEK, AMBER AL TSCHUL

3624 Ex Parte Taysom et al 14462318 - (D) POTHIER 101 Wells St. John P.S. BYRD, UCHE SOW ANDE

3642 Ex Parte Hedlund et al 14039998 - (D) GUIJT 103 SMITH LAW OFFICE TSANG, LISA L

3682 Ex Parte Systrom et al 13829117 - (D) WHITEHEAD JR. 103 Keller Jolley Preece/Facebook STOLTENBERG, DAVID J

3683 Ex Parte Bentley et al 12978739 - (D) AMUNDSON 101 103 SHERIDAN ROSS P.C. TORRICO-LOPEZ, ALAN

3685 Ex Parte MANI 12122157 - (D) McCARTNEY 112(2) 101 ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MELLOTT LLC KUCAB, JAMIE R

3691 Ex Parte Polston et al 13071828 - (D) McCARTNEY 102 101 Tysver Beck Evans, PLLC HAMILTON, LALITA M

3691 Ex Parte Poulston et al 14356498 - (D) McCARTNEY 102 101 Tysver Beck Evans, PLLC HAMILTON, LALITA M

3692 Ex Parte McKernan et al 13622020 - (D) McCARTNEY 112(2) 112(1)/101/102/103 KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTONLLP ANDERSON, JOHN A

3693 Ex Parte Farnstrom et al 14574930 - (D) FISCHETTI 112(2)/103 101 IP GROUP OF DLA PIPER LLP (US) WARDEN, MICHAEL J

3696 Ex Parte Mathew 14166115 - (D) STEPHENS 101 Mastercard International Incorporated c/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC CHANG, EDWARD

3696 Ex Parte Haller 14657002 - (D) BEAMER 101 41.50 112(1) IP GROUP OF DLA PIPER LLP (US) BOVEJA, NAMRATA

3697 Ex Parte Acuña-Rohter et al 12559215 - (D) WHITEHEAD JR. 101 Lempia Summerfield Katz LLC/CME LIU, I JUNG

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Ex Parte ONUKI et al 14947635 - (D) PLENZLER 112(1) 112(1)/103 41.50 103 BIRCH STEWART KOLASCH & BIRCH, LLP PIERCE, WILLIAM M

3715 Ex Parte Giobbi 10855270 - (D) BAHR 101 112(1)/112(2)/103 NIXON PEABODY LLP SKAARUP, JASON M

3733 Ex Parte PALMER et al 14388273 - (D) GUIJT 102/103 PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS MAI, TRI M

3791 Ex Parte Volkenand et al 13824202 - (D) STEPHENS 112(1)/103 SEED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW GROUP LLP LACYK, JOHN P

Thursday, November 17, 2016

keller

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REVERSED
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2412 Ex Parte Shahidi et al 13239133 - (D) BENNETT 102/103 41.50 103 Patterson & Sheridan, LLP, Qualcomm PHUNKULH, BOB A

2485 Ex Parte Zizys et al 12752166 - (D) MacDONALD 103 MICROSOFT CORPORATION HUANG, FRANK F

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2893 Ex Parte Zhang et al 13668077 - (D) OGDEN 102/103 Artegis Law Group, LLP/NVIDIA NGUYEN, DILINH P

2899 Ex Parte Corisis et al 12020899 - (D) OWENS 103 PERKINS COIE LLP - Micron LEE, JAE
REVERSED 3683 Ex Parte WANG et al 13242352 - (D) MOHANTY 102/103 BAKER BOTTS L.L.P. LOFTIS, JOHNNA RONEE

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3686 Ex Parte Harrison et al 12574338 - (D) MEDLOCK 102/103 SCHWEGMAN LUNDBERG & WOESSNER, PA KANAAN, MAROUN P

3693 Ex Parte Collins et al 13316754 - (D) MEDLOCK 103 Fincham Downs LLC Travelers Companies AMELUNXEN, BARBARA J

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3722 Ex Parte Sharivker et al 13245013 - (D) DOUGAL 102 KENNAMETAL INC RUFO, RYAN C

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2673 Ex Parte GILG 13192079 - (D) THOMAS 103 103 HP Inc. PHAM, THIERRY L

As our reviewing Court states: 

The test for obviousness is not whether the features of a secondary reference may be bodily incorporated into the structure of the primary reference; nor is it that the claimed invention must be expressly suggested in any one or all of the references. Rather, the test is what the combined teachings of the references would have suggested to those of ordinary skill in the art. 

See In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413, 425 (CCPA 1981) (citations omitted). This reasoning is applicable here.

Keller, In re, 642 F.2d 413, 208 USPQ 871 (CCPA 1981) 707.07(f) 2145

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1648 Ex Parte CHAPLIN et al 13588217 - (D) NEW double patenting LAW OFFICE OF SALVA TORE ARRIGO AND SCOTT LEE, LLP BLUMEL, BENJAMIN P

1675 Ex Parte Hausch et al 11927536 - (D) FREDMAN 101/103 Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP Stanford University Office of Technology Licensing AUDET, MAURY A

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1725 Ex Parte Jennings 13789803 - (D) DERRICK 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C./FGTL LEONG, JONATHAN G

1786 Ex Parte Okuda et al 12811403 - (D) SNAY 103 41.50 103 RENNER, OTTO, BOISSELLE & SKLAR, LLP VINEIS, FRANK J

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2159 Ex Parte Hobbs 13329778 - (D) BUI 103 SCHWEGMAN LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/SAP BURKE, JEFF A

2159 Ex Parte Li et al 13106751 - (D) WINSOR 103 Fabian Vancott IBM CORPORATION SINGH, AMRESH

2173 Ex Parte Ostergaard 12596689 - (D) ENGELS 102 Core Wireless Licensing Ltd HOPE, DARRIN

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3743 Ex Parte Gorny et al 12317275 - (D) HOELTER 103 NIXON & V ANDERHYE, PC LU, JIPING

Friday, January 29, 2016

young2, keller

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1637 Ex Parte Seitz 12095485 - (D) GRIMES 103 CHALKER FLORES, LLP CHUNDURU, SURYAPRABHA

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1722 Ex Parte Rock et al 13088792 - (D) SMITH 103 FRASER CLEMENS MARTIN & MILLER LLC CHACKO DAVIS, DABORAH

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2473 Ex Parte KOLAKERI et al 11862126 - (D) FENICK 103 VERIZON DUDA, ADAM K

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2621 Ex Parte Skantze et al 10516594 - (D) McCARTNEY 102/103 FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER LLP JOSEPH, DENNIS P

2624 Ex Parte Chin et al 12594500 - (D) SHIANG 103 NIXON & VANDERHYE, PC AU, SCOTT D

2649 Ex Parte Venkatraman et al 12936409 - (D) CRAIG 103 Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & G (Apple) RACHEDINE, MOHAMMED

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2844 Ex Parte Hollis 12436683 - (D) FRANKLIN 102 FLETCHER YODER (MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.) LO, CHRISTOPHER KWOK YEUNG

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3657 Ex Parte EPPLE 12960099 - (D) MURPHY 103 KENYON & KENYON LLP WILLIAMS, THOMAS J

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Abi-Kheirs 11284735 - (D) STEPINA 103 Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP -- BSC SIMPSON, SARAH A

3753 Ex Parte Engler et al 12823289 - (D) SCHOPFER 103 REINHART BOERNER VAN DEUREN P.C. BARRY, DAPHNE MARIE

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1615 Ex Parte Dobler 13136777 - (D) CHANG 103 103 Paul M. Denk AHMED, HASAN SYED

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2696 Ex Parte Ben-David et al 10588755 - (D) WINSOR 103 102/103 Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz LLP GHEBRETINSAE, TEMESGHEN

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3753 Ex Parte Geoffrion et al 11561864 - (D) FISCHETTI 103 103 Moser Taboada / Applied Materials, Inc. MCCALISTER, WILLIAM M

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1621 Ex Parte Bowman et al 12399729 - (D) MILLS 103 MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY LLP FAY, ZOHREH A

1651 Ex Parte Adamczyk et al 12174887 - (D) MILLS 103 ABBOTT LABORATORIES GOUGH, TIFFANY MAUREEN

1673 Ex Parte Snyder et al 12773041 - (D) CHANG 102/103 Eli Lilly and Company PESELEV, ELLI

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1731 Ex Parte Peng et al 12344857 - (D) GARRIS 103 MILLEN, WHITE, ZELANO & BRANIGAN, P.C. ABU ALI, SHUANGYI

1746 Ex Parte Winget et al 12104703 - (D) SMITH 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C. BLADES, JOHN A

1772 Ex Parte Reagan et al 12510806 - (D) KAISER 103 Johnson Matthey Inc. MCCAIG, BRIAN A

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2121 Ex Parte Wang et al 12355894 - (D) BAER 102/103 SLATER & MATSIL, L.L.P. CHANG, SUNRAY

2127 Ex Parte Kohanek et al 12632927 - (D) McCARTNEY 102 GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP BOOKER, KELVIN

2175 Ex Parte Holbrook et al 11807039 - (D) WINSOR 103 FOLEY & LARDNER LLP DISTEFANO, GREGORY A

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2426 Ex Parte Hartung et al 12376743 - (D) MacDONALD 103 ERICSSON INC. ALAM, MUSHFIKH I

2426 Ex Parte Vermola et al 10577639 - (D) MCMILLIN 103 Ditthavong & Steiner, P.C. NGUYEN, AN V

2457 Ex Parte Peuziat et al 12937127 - (D) BUI 102/103 Hewlett Packard Enterprise TAYLOR, NICHOLAS R

2457 Ex Parte Carrer et al 12380048 - (D) FENICK 103 KRAGULJAC LAW GROUP, LLC / ORACLE TODD, GREGORY G

2475 Ex Parte Cedervall et al 12303211 - (D) JURGOVAN 103 ERICSSON INC. LEE, KEVIN H

2486 Ex Parte Nemethy et al 11535243 - (D) JURGOVAN 103 ADDMG - Harris RAHAMAN, MOHAMMED S

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2697 Ex Parte WESTERMAN 12242772 - (D) PYONIN 103 APPLE c/o MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP LA PATEL, SANJIV D

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2835 Ex Parte Sellers et al 12991483 - (D) KRATZ 102/103 HP Inc. THAKER, NIDHI VIVEK

2875 Ex Parte Jackson 12871258 - (D) TIMM 103 Russell Ng PLLC LEE, NATHANIEL J.

In arguing there is a conflict, Appellant contends that the concept of conflicts between teachings is different from the concept of teaching away. Appeal Br. 6, citing MPEP § 2143.01. But MPEP § 2143.01 reiterates that: "The test for obviousness is what the combined teachings of the references would have suggested to one of ordinary skill in the art, and all teachings in the prior art must be considered to the extent that they are in analogous arts." see In re Young, 927 F.2d 588, 591 (Fed. Cir. 1991); In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413, 425 (CCPA 1981). That is the test for all cases of obviousness. One must always weigh the evidence as a whole including any evidence of a teaching away or a conflict. See In re Young at 591.

In the case of Young, there was another reference to Knudsen discrediting the teaching of one of the references relied upon by the examiner, i.e., Carlisle. In Young, Knudsen described tests evaluating the technique of Carlisle and opined that Carlisle's technique would not yield an improvement. Id. at 591. But Appellant in our case does not point to any particular teaching within any of the prior art references with such a discrediting teaching. Silence does not discredit.


Young, In re, 927 F.2d 588, 18 USPQ2d 1089 (Fed. Cir. 1991) 2143.01

Keller, In re, 642 F.2d 413, 208 USPQ 871 (CCPA 1981) 707.07(f) 2145

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3627 Ex Parte MCCALL et al 12430389 - (D) HORNER 103 INGRASSIA FISHER & LORENZ, P.C. (GM) YU, ARIEL J

3629 Ex Parte Brown 12152774 - (D) WIEDER 103 Christopher P. Maiorana, P.C. OFORI-AWUAH, MAAME

3674 Ex Parte Lord et al 13756688 - (D) BAHR 103 Baker Botts L.L.P. AHUJA, ANURADHA

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3774 Ex Parte Omura 11148841 - (D) SMEGAL 103 FROMMER LAWRENCE & HAUG IWAMAYE, ANDREW MICHAEL

REEXAMINATION

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1621 INVISTA S.à.r.l. Requester and Respondent v. BP Corporation North America Inc. Patent Owner and Appellant Ex Parte 8173834 et al 11/909,117 95002316 - (D) LEBOVITZ 103 BP AMERICA INC. FOR THIRD-PARTY REQUESTER: INVISTA S.a.r.l. CAMPELL, BRUCE R original KATAKAM, SUDHAKAR

Thursday, January 14, 2016

keller, wood, sneed, orthopedic, nievelt

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1643 Ex Parte Lawson 11910612 - (D) SMITH 102 MCDONNELL BOEHNEN HULBERT & BERGHOFF LLP BRISTOL, LYNN ANNE

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2443 Ex Parte Sultenfuss et al 12261626 - (D) BARRY 103 LARSON NEWMAN, LLP SHIN, KYUNG H

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3656 Ex Parte Shahana 11740514 - (D) WIEDER 112(2)/103 GLOBAL IP COUNSELORS, LLP YABUT, DANIEL D

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1619 Ex Parte Der-Yang et al 11761698 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 JOHNSON & JOHNSON GREENE, IVAN A

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2435 Ex Parte ORSINI et al 13024791 - (D) PYONIN 103 ROPES & GRAY LLP TRUVAN, LEYNNA THANH

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3686 Ex Parte Niemetz et al 11080251 - (D) MEYERS 103 RATNERPRESTIA NGUYEN, HIEP VAN

"The test for obviousness is not whether the features of a secondary reference may be bodily incorporated into the structure of the primary reference . . . . Rather, the test is what the combined teachings of those references would have suggested to those of ordinary skill in the art." In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413, 425 (CCPA 1981) (citing In re Wood, 599 F.2d 1032 (CCPA 1979)); see also In re Sneed, 710 F.2d 1544, 1550 (Fed. Cir. 1983) ("[l]t is not necessary that the inventions of the references be physically combinable to render obvious the invention under review.") (citing Orthopedic Equip. Co., Inc. v. United States, 702 F.2d 1005, 1013 (Fed. Cir. 1983)); and In re Nievelt, 482 F.2d 965, 968 (CCPA 1973) ("Combining the teachings of references does not involve an ability to combine their specific structures.").

Keller, In re, 642 F.2d 413, 208 USPQ 871 (CCPA 1981) 707.07(f) 2145

Sneed, In re, 710 F.2d 1544, 218 USPQ 385 (Fed. Cir. 1983) 1445 2145

Nievelt, In re, 482 F.2d 965, 179 USPQ 224 (CCPA 1973) 2145

Monday, June 8, 2015

keller, carnegie, webster loom

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AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1762 Ex Parte Avtomonov et al 12405498 - (D) BEST 112(2)/103 MILES & STOCKBRIDGE, PC JONES JR., ROBERT STOCKTON

1766 Ex Parte Yamamoto et al 10567107 - (D) McKELVEY 103 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (WM) FANG, SHANE

Applicant's attack on Blasius is reminiscent of the unsuccessful attack made by the applicant in In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413, 426 (CCPA 1981) (one cannot show nonobviousness by attacking individual references where a combination of references is used to support rejection).  Blasius describes an improvement chain extender said to be useful in a variety of polymers, one of which is polyesters. There was no need for Blasius to describe in detail any prior art esters. Carnegie Steel Co. v. Cambria Iron Co., 185 U.S. 403, 437 (1902) (an inventor may assume that what was already known in the art was known to those skilled in the art); Webster Loom Co. v. Higgins, 105 U.S. 580, 586 (1881) (in describing its invention, an applicant may begin at the point where his invention begins, and describe what he has made that is new, and what it replaces of the old. That which is common and well known is as if it were written out in the [specification] patent and delineated in the drawings.)

Keller, In re, 642 F.2d 413, 208 USPQ 871 (CCPA 1981) 707.07(f) 2145

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2131 Ex Parte Conte et al 12427598 - (D) COURTENAY 102/103/double patenting DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP - Seattle CARDWELL, ERIC

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2453 Ex Parte Feirouz et al 11167787 - (D) DILLON 103 BAINWOOD HUANG & ASSOCIATES LLC c/o LOTUS AND RATIONAL SOFTWARE FABBRI, ANTHONY E

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2694 Ex Parte Pu et al 10924172 - (D) JURGOVAN 112(1)/112(2)/103 LogicPatents, LLC MOON, SEOKYUN

Thursday, October 30, 2014

keller, KSR, kahn

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REVERSED 
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1628 Ex Parte Singh et al 12175441 - (D) JENKS 103 Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP ZAREK, PAUL E

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1714 Ex Parte Baziuk 12817258 - (D) ABRAHAM 103 Ade & Company Inc. WHATLEY, KATELYN B

1761 Ex Parte Gatlin et al 10745290 - (D) SMITH 103 ROBERT W STROZIER, P.L.L.C OGDEN JR, NECHOLUS

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2166 Ex Parte Oliver et al 11589007 - (D) SAADAT 112(2)/103 Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP HARPER, ELIYAH STONE

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3623 Ex Parte Breiter et al 10562504 - (D) LORIN 112(1)/103 CANTOR COLBURN LLP-IBM POUGHKEEPSIE ANDERSON, FOLASHADE

3688 Ex Parte Chang et al 11728069 - (D) WORTH 102/103 Adobe Systems, Inc. 58083 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP MACASIANO, MARILYN G

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3732 Ex Parte Taljaard 10520231 - (D) FREDMAN 103 Frommer Lawrence & Haug MAI, HAO D

The test for obviousness “is what the combined teachings of the references would have suggested to those of ordinary skill in the art.” In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413, 425 (CCPA 1981). “‘[R]ejections on obviousness grounds cannot be sustained by mere conclusory statements; instead, there must be some articulated reasoning with some rational underpinning to support the legal conclusion of obviousness.’” KSR Int’l Co. v. Teleflex Inc., 550 U.S. 398, 418 (2007) (citing In re Kahn, 441 F.3d 977, 988 (Fed. Cir. 2006)).

Keller, In re, 642 F.2d 413, 208 USPQ 871 (CCPA 1981) 707.07(f) 2145

Kahn, In re, 441 F.3d 977, 78 USPQ2d 1329 (Fed. Cir. 2006) 2143.01 2144

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

3762 Ex Parte Carroll et al 10761424 - (D) GRIMES 103 MCDONNELL BOEHNEN HULBERT & BERGHOFF LLP KAHELIN, MICHAEL WILLIAM

3765 Ex Parte Drosihn 12330738 - (D) SMEGAL 102 COOLEY LLP MUROMOTO JR, ROBERT H

AFFIRMED-IN-PART 
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1747 Ex Parte KLAPP et al 12829865 - (D) ANKENBRAND 103 103 GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN, P.L.C. FISCHER, JUSTIN R

1758 Ex Parte Buller et al 11378847 - (D) COLAIANNI 112(1) 103 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP (SF) MERSHON, JAYNE L

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2898 Ex Parte McANDREW et al 12721362 - (D) HOUSEL 103 103 American Air Liquide, Inc. ABDELAZIEZ, YASSER A

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3676 Ex Parte Chalker et al 11851354 - (D) BROWN 103 103 SMITH IP SERVICES, P.C. WALLACE, KIPP CHARLES

AFFIRMED 
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1761 Ex Parte Sciver et al 12748271 - (D) HASTINGS 103 SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP MRUK, BRIAN P

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2872 Ex Parte Calmes 12355510 - (D) DERRICK 103 Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada Mockler PLLC CHWASZ, JADE R

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3627 Ex Parte Pappas et al 12338942 - (D) FETTING 103 KELLY & KELLEY, LLP CHAMPAGNE, LUNA

3692 Ex Parte Morgan et al 12005531 - (D) FISCHETTI 112(2) 102/103 TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C. BAIRD, EDWARD J

3692 Ex Parte Shipman 10902046 - (D) FISCHETTI 103 DIEDERIKS & WHITELAW, PLC EBERSMAN, BRUCE I

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3711 Ex Parte Kim 12137349 - (D) GREENHUT 101/103 Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC FERNSTROM, KURT

3726 Ex Parte Kessler 12157360 - (D) GREENHUT 103 112(2)/103 SIEMENS CORPORATION AFZALI, SARANG

REEXAMINATION

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2600 Communications
2612 Ex parte ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC Ex Parte RE41,562 et al 11/102,887 90012095 - (D) FRAHM 102 102/103 GAZDZINSKI & ASSOCIATES, PC Third Party Requester: TUCKER ELLIS LLP TARAE, CATHERINE MICHELLE original TWEEL JR, JOHN ALEXANDER