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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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Reversed 
1727 Makoto Iwasa et al. 13202469 DENNETT 103 FOLEY & LARDNER LLP MCDERMOTT, HELEN M

1731 Lizzabeth Ponce et al. 14579032 CASHION 103 BASF Corporation ABU ALI, SHUANGYI

1783 Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd. 15485763 COLAIANNI 103 Panasonic IP Management Co., Ltd. MILLER, DANIEL H

1796 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 15341171 ANKENBRAND 103 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY MEKHLIN, ELI S

2119 Siemens Akiengesellschaft 15118215 SILVERMAN 103 COZEN O''CONNOR KABIR, SAAD M
Reversed 2143 VMware, Inc. 14628137 AMUNDSON 103 Novum Patent Services SPRATT, BEAU D

2165 International Business Machines Corporation 15204931 ANDERSON 103 IBM CORP (YA) C/O YEE & ASSOCIATES PC PEACH, POLINA G

2176 International Business Machines Corporation 14024273 SHIANG 103 IBM CORPORATION C/O: Fabian Vancott MCINTOSH, ANDREW T

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2416 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft 13906035 SZPONDOWSKI 103 Slayden Grubert Beard PLLC PREVAL, LIONEL

2425 MAGNA ELECTRONICS, INC. 15361748 SILVERMAN 103 HONIGMAN LLP/MAGNA CATTUNGAL, ROWINA J

2425 Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC 14833040 NAPPI 103 MICROSOFT CORPORATION GEE, ALEXANDER

2477 NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY 15379884 MacDONALD 103 SQUIRE PB (Nokia) Nokia Technologies Oy SMITH, JOSHUA Y

2628 Junichi Yamashita et al. 12588758 PYONIN 112(2) MICHAEL BEST & FRIEDRICH LLP (DC) PIZIALI, JEFFREY J

2632 Lantiq Beteiligungs-GmbH & Co. KG 15631702 DIXON 103 2SPL Patent Attorneys TADESE, BERHANU

2659 Apple Inc. 16146883 HOMERE 102/103 DENTONS US LLP - Apple SHARMA, NEERAJ

2697 Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. 14539409 McNEILL 103 FERENCE & ASSOCIATES LLC CAMARGO, MARLY S.B.

2851 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP 15217226 ROBERTSON 101 Hewlett Packard Enterprise DOAN, NGHIA M

3622 MICROSOFT CORPORATION 13645526 CRAIG 103 MICROSOFT CORPORATION ONE CARVALHO, ERROL A

3643 Clifford Watrin 13806180 GREENHUT 103 BakerHostetler NGUYEN, SON T

It is not clear on the record before us if the Examiner is attempting to assert some type of reasoning along the lines discussed in In re Durden, 763 F.2d 1406 (Fed. Cir. 1985) (patentability of a method does not necessarily depend on the starting materials employed in that method) (discussed at MPEP § 2116.01). If this is the Examiner’s intended point, it is not clearly articulated on the record presently before us. 

Durden, In re, 763 F.2d 1406, 226 USPQ 359 (Fed. Cir. 1985) 2116.01

3657 Robert Bosch GmbH 15712473 BROWN 103 Maginot, Moore & Beck LLP BURCH, MELODY M

As set forth in MPEP § 2143(I)(E), to reject a claim under the “obvious to try” rationale, the Examiner is required to make the following findings: (1) “that at the time of the invention, there had been a recognized problem or need in the art, which may include a design need or market pressure to solve a problem”; (2) “that there had been a finite number of identified, predictable potential solutions to the recognized need or problem”; and (3) “that one of ordinary skill in the art could have pursued the known potential solutions with a reasonable expectation of success.” In Rolls Royce, PLC v. United Tech. Corp., 603 F.3d 1325, 1339 (Fed. Cir. 2010), the court explained that under this rationale, the possible options for solving a problem must have been “known and finite.”

Rolls-Royce, PLC v. United Tech. Corp., 603 F.3d 1325, 95 USPQ2d 1097 (Fed. Cir. 2010) 2143

3664 General Electric Company 15397469 MEDLOCK 103 The Small Patent Law Group, LLC PATTON, SPENCER D

3674 CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY 14273071 HOFFMANN 103 Boulware & Valoir Tamsen Valoir SKAIST, AVI T.

3682 Adobe Inc. 13669155 MEDLOCK 103 Adobe / Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP ANSARI, AZAM A

3686 Dominik Ziegler et al. 15544349 MEDLOCK 102/103 NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORPORATION AKOGYERAM II, NICHOLAS A

3692 MasterCard International Incorporated 14969802 LEBOVITZ 101/103 Mastercard International Incorporated c/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC SHARVIN, DAVID P

3715 SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC. 15032386 SCHOPFER 102/103 KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN LLP MCCLELLAN, JAMES S

3754 The Boeing Company 15368479 WOOD 102/103 Kolisch Hartwell, P.C. Boeing Customer Number NICHOLS II, ROBERT K

3761 PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. 14442639 KAUFFMAN 103 41.50 103 BGL/Panasonic STAPLETON, ERIC S

3761 RAI STRATEGIC HOLDINGS, INC. 15374220 FITZPATRICK 103 WOMBLE BOND DICKINSON (US) LLP LAFLAME JR, MICHAEL A

3786 Dean Duffy et al. 12338084 GREENHUT 102/103 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY HICKS, VICTORIA J

3794 ST. JUDE MEDICAL, ATRIAL FIBRILLATION DIVISION, INC. 14198009 STEPINA 102/103 41.50 112(1) SJM/AFD - ARMSTRONG Armstrong Teasdale LLP HUPCZEY, JR, RONALD JAMES

Affirmed-in-Part 
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1641 Charm Sciences, Inc. 14372088 FREDMAN 103 102 MACCORD MASON PLLC MARCSISIN, ELLEN JEAN

1717 NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY 14776053 RANGE 103 103 Getz Balich LLC LAW, NGA LEUNG V

1729 FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 15006094 TIMM 102 102/103 CARLSON, GASKEY & OLDS, P.C./Ford KOROVINA, ANNA

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2444 David Trachy 15376075 BAUMEISTER 102/103/OTDP OTDP Spectra Logic Corporation SERRAO, RANODHI N

2446 Avaya, Inc. 14137544 KATZ 103 103 SHERIDAN ROSS P.C. LIN, JSING FORNG

2646 HERE Global B.V. 15604954 EVANS 103 103 Harrington & Smith, Attorneys At Law, LLC LAFONTANT, GARY

2859 Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation 14378455 McMANUS 103 103 MICHAEL, BEST & FRIEDRICH LLP (MT) MCDANIEL, TYNESE V

3612 FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 15073835 KERINS 102/103 41.50 102 Ford Global Technologies, LLC/ King & Schickli, PLLC LYJAK, LORI LYNN

3664 United Technologies Corporation 13725229 CAPP 102 102/103 HERE Global/Alston & Bird HOLWERDA, STEPHEN

3725 Chung Chan et al. 15250359 BROWN 112(2)/102 102/103 41.50 112(1) ANDREWS KURTH KENYON LLP KIM, BOBBY YEONJIN

3761 Corning Incorporated 14530457 GUIJT 103 103 CORNING INCORPORATED SAMUELS, LAWRENCE H

3786 EZ Male Pads, Inc. 15087557 PLENZLER 102/103 112(2) FULWIDER PATTON LLP SASS, SARA A

Affirmed 
Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1616 BASF SE 14383665 FREDMAN 103 MARSHALL, GERSTEIN & BORUN LLP HIRT, ERIN E

1617 Nohbo,LLC 15986592 FREDMAN 103 WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI ALLEY, GENEVIEVE S

1618 MegaPro Biomedical Co., Ltd. 14796539 VALEK 103 CESARI AND MCKENNA, LLP LAMBERSKI, JENNIFER A

1632 Michelle Andrzejak 14806586 REN 112(1) 103 Michelle Andrzejak TON, THAIAN N

1639 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA et al. 15106778 PRATS 103 KNOBBE MARTENS OLSON & BEAR LLP HAVLIN, ROBERT H

1648 Yisheng Biopharma (Singapore) PTE LTD 15534450 ADAMS 103 BOZICEVIC, FIELD & FRANCIS LLP BOZICEVIC, FIELD & FRANCIS SALVOZA, M FRANCO G

1648 Government of the United States as represented by the Secretary of the Army 15621584 ADAMS 103/OTDP NASH & TITUS, LLC BOESEN, AGNIESZKA

1716 Applied Materials, Inc. 15399419 REN 103 PATTERSON & SHERIDAN, LLP - - APPLIED MATERIALS CHEN, KEATH T

1718 Applied Materials, Inc. 15297270 BEST 103 41.50 103 SERVILLA WHITNEY LLC/AMT TUROCY, DAVID P

1725 Plasma Tech Holdings, LLC 13715915 CASHION 103 Dykema Gossett PLLC MERKLING, MATTHEW J

1725 Juranitch, James C. 13825013 CASHION 103 Dykema Gossett PLLC MERKLING, MATTHEW J

1731 AGC Inc. 15370763 HASTINGS 103 112(1) OBLON, MCCLELLAND, MAIER & NEUSTADT, L.L.P. BOLDEN, ELIZABETH A

1732 HANSEN, Erling Lennart. 15278150 PRAISS 112(1)/OTDP Abel Schillinger, LLP BRUNSMAN, DAVID M

1733 ECO-GREEN COATINGS, LLC 14553864 PRAISS 103 Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter Co., LPA SU, XIAOWEI

1733 Werner Kehl et al. 14205645 REN 103 REINHART BOERNER VAN DEUREN P.C. LUK, VANESSA TIBAY

1761 ARKEMA FRANCE 14783611 HASTINGS 112(2)/103 BUCHANAN, INGERSOLL & ROONEY PC DIGGS, TANISHA

1787 Fujibayashi, Nobue et al. 14235863 PRAISS 103 RATNERPRESTIA ROBINSON, ELIZABETH A

1788 CONTINENTAL STRUCTURAL PLASTICS, INC. 15108766 RANGE 112(2) 103 Blue Filament Law VO, HAI

1789 Bansal, Amitabh et al. 14643859 PRAISS 103 CANTOR COLBURN LLP IMANI, ELIZABETH MARY COLE

1792 Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC 15322655 INGLESE 103 FITCH EVEN TABIN & FLANNERY, LLP MUKHOPADHYAY, BHASKAR

1797 International Business Machines Corporation 15198698 BEST 103 CANTOR COLBURN LLP-IBM YORKTOWN XU, XIAOYUN

2114 Pure Storage, Inc. 15417696 CUTITTA 103 Pure Storage, Inc. c/o Kennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP KO, CHAE M

2121 SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA INC. 14501346 JEFFERY 103 LANDO & ANASTASI, LLP RUTTEN, JAMES D

2167 Zola Books Inc. 14172677 HOMERE 112(2)/103 41.50 101 FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. (NY) PHAM, MICHAEL

2173 eBay Inc. 14680013 DIRBA 112(1)/112(2)/103/OTDP SCHWEGMAN LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/EBAY ULRICH, NICHOLAS S

2176 International Business Machines Corporation 15088502 CYGAN 103 Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC MERCADO VARGAS, ARIEL

2176 International Business Machines Corporation 15596477 CYGAN 103 Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC MERCADO VARGAS, ARIEL

2179 LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 15332125 SHAW 103 Russell Ng PLLC (LENOVO) TRAN, TUYETLIEN T

2196 Fastly, Inc. 14702057 COURTENAY 102/103 Setter Roche LLP SWIFT, CHARLES M

2199 Levine, Frank Eliot. 14726567 FRAHM 101/103 Frank E. Levine Levine''s Tech Consulting MITCHELL, JASON D

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2413 Borch, Eric R. et al. 14998083 DEJMEK 103 Jordan IP Law, LLC FAYED, RASHA K

2485 Intraco, Inc. 14725089 THOMAS 112(2) 112(1)/103 STURM & FIX LLP HASAN, MAINUL

2612 Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC 14252414 STRAUSS 112(2)/103 Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Microsoft) MAZUMDER, SAPTARSHI

2619 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 15704043 PYONIN 103/OTDP DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. C/O FARJAMI & FARJAMI LLP CHIN, MICHELLE

2625 STMICROELECTRONICS ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD 14816135 LEE 103 SLATER MATSIL, LLP/ST- US c/o SLATER MATSIL, LLP HARRIS, DOROTHY H

2644 Google Inc. 14698362 JURGOVAN 103 Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A. JACKSON, BLANE J

2812 KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 15552584 GUPTA 103 Innovation Counsel LLP (former PLG) attn: Mark Schmidt LIU, XIAOMING

2837 SOLUTIA INC. 15270105 RANGE 103 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY LUKS, JEREMY AUSTIN

2844 Lighting Science Group Corporation 15641380 THOMAS 103 Widerman Malek, PL CHAN, WEI

2859 Mack Anderson 14341170 CASHION 103 KAUFHOLD DIX PATENT LAW SHARIEF, MOHAMMED JAMEEL

2872 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 14762637 KENNEDY 103 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY PICHLER, MARIN

2891 PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V. 15507889 GAUDETTE 112(2)/103 Signify Holding B.V. HATZILAMBROU, MARK

3622 Oracle America, Inc. 13945851 NAPPI 103 112(1) Oracle / Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP CARVALHO, ERROL A

3626 Richard Vdovjak et al. 13133395 FETTING 101 PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS TIEDEMAN, JASON S

3626 CareFusion 303, Inc. 14099773 SAADAT 101 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP TIEDEMAN, JASON S

3629 LINE CORPORATION 14840971 CHEN 101 103 HARNESS, DICKEY & PIERCE, P.L.C. SENSENIG, SHAUN D

3657 Safran Landing Systems UK Limited 15400105 HOELTER 103 RATNERPRESTIA AUNG, SAN M

3665 General Electric Company 15435653 HOELTER 103 GRC c/o BUCKLEY, MASCHOFF & TALWALKAR LLC WALLACE, DONALD JOSEPH

3681 RetailMeNot, Inc. 14619756 SILVERMAN Concurring MURPHY 101/103 112(1)/101/103 WOMBLE BOND DICKINSON (US) LLP REFAI, SAM M

3681 Ocher, Alexander 14027820 DIXON 102 101 ALEXANDER OCHER SHORTER, RASHIDA R

3683 Comenity LLC 14660713 SZPONDOWSKI 101/103 ALLIANCE DATA C/O WAGNER BLECHER LLP HENRY, MATTHEW D

3688 Amit Nanavati et al. 13312511 SHAH 101 FERENCE & ASSOCIATES LLC ALVAREZ, RAQUEL

3688 Amit Nanavati et al. 13599018 SHAH 101 FERENCE & ASSOCIATES LLC ALVAREZ, RAQUEL

3694 International Business Machines Corporation et al. 14862656 LEBOVITZ 103 101 41.50 103 DUKE W. YEE YEE & ASSOCIATES, P.C. SHAIKH, MOHAMMAD Z

3695 Insperity Services, L.P. 14493701 HUME 101 103 WILLIAMS MORGAN, P.C. KANAAN, TONY P

3697 Insperity Services, L.P. 14494042 HUME 101/102 WILLIAMS MORGAN, P.C. GREGG, MARY M

3715 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. 14197678 SCHOPFER 103 Barnes & Thornburg LLP (Hill-Rom) ERMLICK, WILLIAM D

3722 FORD MOTOR COMPANY 14928111 GUIJT 103 41.50 103 BROOKS KUSHMAN P.C./FGTL VITALE, MICHAEL J

3736 Medline Industries, Inc. 15188656 HOELTER 103 Philip H. Burrus, IV Burrus Intellectual Property Law Group LLC ORTIZ, RAFAEL ALFREDO

3745 Milan Klimes 12845151 PLENZLER 103 112(2)/112(4) MAGINOT, MOORE & BECK, LLP LOPEZ, FRANK D

3763 Lennox lndustries lnc. 14955258 CAPP 103 Baker Botts L.L.P./Lennox KING, BRIAN M

3792 Valencell, Inc. 14264850 GREENHUT 103 MYERS BIGEL, P.A. BALDWIN, NATHAN AARON

3992 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 14973331 JEFFERY 251/112(2)/103 Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd) YIGDALL, MICHAEL J

Thursday, February 27, 2014

rolls-royce

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REVERSED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1732 Ex Parte Whitacre 13220235 - (D) DELMENDO 103 The Marbury Law Group, PLLC LI, JUN

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2158 Ex Parte White et al 12275387 - (D) EVANS 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 101 MARSH, FISCHMANN & BREYFOGLE LLP HASAN, SYED HAROON

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2439 Ex Parte Karamchedu et al 11625057 - (D) BUI 102/103 Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt HOLDER, BRADLEY W

2441 Ex Parte Chu et al 11444861 - (D) SMEGAL 101/102 Setter Roche LLP TAYLOR, NICHOLAS R

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2625 Ex Parte Moon 11603875 - (D) KRIVAK 102 THE FARRELL LAW FIRM, P.C BODDIE, WILLIAM

2675 Ex Parte DiCarlo et al 11054209 - (D) MILLS 103 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY CRUZ, IRIANA

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2827 Ex Parte Bedeschi et al 11906722 - (D) KRATZ 103 TROP, PRUNER & HU, P.C. HO, HOAI V

2838 Ex Parte Sickels et al 12030831 - (D) PRAISS 103 FLETCHER YODER (ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.) MEHARI, YEMANE

2898 Ex Parte Weber et al 12191814 - (D) OWENS 102 Winkle, PLLC c/o CPA Global MCCALL SHEPARD, SONYA D

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3635 Ex Parte Chow et al 10552097 - (D) ASTORINO 103 PATTERSON THUENTE PEDERSEN, P.A. MICHENER, JOSHUA J

3673 Ex Parte Wang 11907150 - (D) ABRAMS 102/103 FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER LLP BOSWELL, CHRISTOPHER J

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3742 Ex Parte Koshiishi et al 11670648 - (D) SPAHN 103 OBLON, SPIVAK, MCCLELLAND MAIER & NEUSTADT, L.L.P. MAYE, AYUB A

3744 Ex Parte Vartiainen 11496425 - (D) SPAHN 103 BUCHANAN, INGERSOLL & ROONEY PC DUKE, EMMANUEL E

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1736 Ex Parte Becue et al 11491038 - (D) HANLON 103 ANTONELLI, TERRY, STOUT & KRAUS, LLP WALCK, BRIAN D

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2421 Ex Parte Billmaier et al 10186210 - (D) MANTIS MERCADER 101/103 Arris Group, Inc. PARRY, CHRISTOPHER L

2426 Ex Parte Yoon et al 11709170 - (D) MANTIS MERCADER 101 103 SUGHRUE MION, PLLC HUYNH, AN SON PHI

2448 Ex Parte Moore et al 10404111 - (D) GLENN J. PERRY 101/102 VERIZON LUU, LE HIEN
AFFIRMED 2463 Ex Parte Creigh 11274438 - (D) STRAUSS 103 THOMAS | HORSTEMEYER, LLP (Broadcom) MARCELO, MELVIN C

2497 Ex Parte Reisman 11513329 - (D) KUMAR 102/103 Renaissance IP Law Group LLP ( MCP) RASHID, HARUNUR

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2621 Ex Parte Yamaguchi 11092961 - (D) KUMAR 102/103 RADER FISHMAN & GRAUER PLLC SIM, YONG H

2651 Ex Parte Vo et al 11320023 - (D) MILLS 103 CORNING INCORPORATED NGUYEN, DUC MINH

2673 Ex Parte Boyce 10560499 - (D) HOMERE 103 THOMSON Licensing LLC ZIMMERMAN, MARK K

2686 Ex Parte Yao et al 10206244 - (D) FRAHM 103 NIXON & VANDERHYE, PC BLOUIN, MARK S

2693 Ex Parte Mathiasen et al 11138710 - (D) KOHUT 103 MCCORMICK, PAULDING & HUBER LLP MA, CALVIN

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2822 Ex Parte Wang et al 11602857 - (D) TIMM 103 SLATER & MATSIL, L.L.P. GREEN, TELLY D

2829 Ex Parte Wu et al 11773171 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 SLATER & MATSIL, L.L.P. CAMPBELL, SHAUN M

Rolls-Royce, PLC v. United Technologies Corp., 603 F.3d 1325, 1338 (Fed. Cir. 2010)(“If a person of ordinary skill, before the time of invention and without knowledge of that invention, would have found the invention merely an easily predictable and achievable variation or combination of the prior art, then the invention likely would have been obvious.”).
HARMON 3: 6

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3671 Ex Parte Sharp et al 12371735 - (D) BAHR 102/103 TOMLINSON RUST MCKINSTRY GRABLE ADDIE, RAYMOND W

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3735 Ex Parte Gutta et al 11719404 - (D) COURTENAY 112(2) 103 PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS REDDY, SUNITA

REHEARING

DENIED
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2452 Ex Parte Kaminsky et al 11745754 - (D) MANTIS MERCADER 102 CAREY, RODRIGUEZ, GREENBERG & O'KEEFE, LLP NGUYEN, THU V

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2837 Ex Parte Ludwig 11004746 - (D) JEFFERY 103 PCHS/NRI FLETCHER, MARLON T

REEXAMINATION

AFFIRMED-IN-PART
Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security
2432 Ex parte BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 90011769 7774833 10/668,455 MARTIN 102 102 2nd Reexam Group - Novak Druce + Quigg LLP For Third Party Requester: FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRET & DUNNER LLP CAMPBELL, JOSHUA D original HO, VIRGINIA T

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2819 GOOGLE, INC. Requester and Appellant v. TIERRAVISION, INC. Patent Owner and Respondent 95001801 RE41,983 12/856,512 CHEN 314(a)/102/103 102/103 37 C.F.R. § 41.77(b) 103 KNOBBE MARTENS OLSON & BEAR LLP For THIRD PARTY REQUESTER: STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX, P.L.L.C. AHMED, SALMAN original YOUNG, BRIAN K

AFFIRMED
Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2138 XILINX, INC., Third-Party Requester, Appellant, and Respondent v. INTELLECTUAL VENTURES MANAGEMENT, OF WHICH INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC IS AN AFFILIATE, Patent Owner, Appellant, and Respondent 95001579 7080301 11/261,762 MARTIN 102/103 STERNE, KESSLER, GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C. For Third-Party Requester: Haynes and Boone, LLP IP Section SORRELL, ERON J original TON, DAVID

Thursday, June 2, 2011

giacomini, kubin, o'farrell, rolls-royce

REVERSED

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
2445 Ex Parte Batke et al 09/967,742 MacDONALD 103(a) ROCKWELL AUTOMATION, INC./BF EXAMINER SWEARINGEN, JEFFREY R


AFFIRMED-IN-PART

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2162 Ex Parte Vayssiere 11/024,094 COURTENAY 102(e) SCHWEGMAN, LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/SAP EXAMINER LY, ANH

“[A]n applicant is not entitled to a patent if another’s patent discloses the same invention, which was carried forward from an earlier U.S. provisional application or U.S. non-provisional application. . . . An important limitation is that the provisional application must provide written description support for the claimed invention.” In re Giacomini, 612 F.3d 1380, 1383 (Fed. Cir. 2010).

The 35 U.S.C. 102(e) critical reference date of a U.S. patent or U.S. application publications and certain international application publications entitled to the benefit of the filing date of a provisional application under 35 U.S.C. 119(e) is the filing date of the provisional application with certain exceptions if the provisional application(s) properly supports the subject matter relied upon to make the rejection in compliance with 35 U.S.C. § 112, first paragraph.

MPEP § 2136.03 (III.)(bold in original).

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3655 Ex Parte Benz et al 10/791,432 KAUFFMAN 103(a) Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC EXAMINER LE, DAVID D


AFFIRMED

1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1618 Ex Parte Song 10/638,920 GRIMES 103(a)/obviousness-type double patenting MAYER & WILLIAMS PC EXAMINER VU, JAKE MINH

1633 Ex Parte Blanche et al 11/582,427 FREDMAN 103(a) WILEY REIN LLP EXAMINER KAUSHAL, SUMESH

We are not persuaded. Kubin stated that “[r]esponding to concerns about uncertainty in the prior art influencing the purported success of the claimed combination, this court [in O’Farrell] stated: ‘[o]bviousness does not require absolute predictability of success … all that is required is a reasonable expectation of success.”’ In re Kubin, 561 F.3d 1351, 1360 (Fed. Cir. 2009) (citing In re O’Farrell, 853 F.2d 894, 903-904 (Fed. Cir. 1988)).

Kubin, Ex parte, 83 USPQ2d 1410 (Bd. Pat. App. & Int. 2007) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2143.01

O’Farrell, In re, 853 F.2d 894, 7 USPQ2d 1673 (Fed. Cir. 1988) . . 2143.01, 2143.02, 2144.08, 2145

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1776 Ex Parte Louis Schupp 11/145,205 NAGUMO 103(a) SCHMEISER, OLSEN & WATTS EXAMINER ORLANDO, AMBER ROSE

1781 Ex Parte Chaudhry et al 11/127,714 GAUDETTE 112(1)/103(a) GENERAL MILLS, INC. EXAMINER BADR, HAMID R

Rolls-Royce, PLC v. United Technologies Corp., 603 F.3d 1325, 1338 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (“If a person of ordinary skill, before the time of invention and without knowledge of that invention, would have found the invention merely an easily predictable and achievable variation or combination of the prior art, then the invention likely would have been obvious.”).

2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2164 Ex Parte Dettinger et al 11/191,469 DANG 103(a) IBM CORPORATION EXAMINER CHOI, YUK TING

2400 Networking, Mulitplexing, Cable, and Security
2491 Ex Parte Wee et al 10/245,892 GONSALVES 103(a) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY EXAMINER POPHAM, JEFFREY D


NEW

AFFIRMED

06/01/2011 1767 Ex Parte Gong et al 10/518,127 GAUDETTE 103(a) EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL COMPANY EXAMINER PEPITONE, MICHAEL F

06/01/2011 1764 Ex Parte Guenther et al 12/008,740 GAUDETTE 112(2)/103(a) FINA TECHNOLOGY INC EXAMINER HUHN, RICHARD A