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Tuesday, July 14, 2009


1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry Ex Parte Ott FREDMAN 103(a) HOWARD EISENBERG, ESQ. 

[O]bviousness requires a suggestion of all limitations in a claim." CFMT, Inc. v. Yieldup Int’l. Corp., 349 F.3d 1333, 1342 (Fed. Cir. 2003) (citing In re Royka, 490 F.2d 981, 985 (CCPA 1974)). 

1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering Ex Parte Schilling et al WARREN 112(1) BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE LLC 

2600 Communications 

System and method communicate information from a single-threaded application over multiple I/O busses Spencer US 6,311,247 B1 Oct. 30, 2001 Nelson US 6,801,202 B2 Oct. 5, 2004 (filed Jun. 28, 2001) Ebihara US 6,924,807 B2 Aug. 2, 2005 (filed Mar. 23, 2001) 

Ex Parte Hao et al RUGGIERO 102(b)/103(a) HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY 

Method and system for automated visual comparison based on user drilldown sequences Friedman US 5,893,090 Apr. 6, 1999 “Anticipation of a patent claim requires a finding that the claim at issue ‘reads on’ a prior art reference.” Atlas Powder Co. v. IRECO, Inc., 190 F.3d 1342, 1346 (Fed Cir. 1999) (“In other words, if granting patent protection on the disputed claim would allow the patentee to exclude the public from practicing the prior art, then that claim is anticipated, regardless of whether it also covers subject matter not in the prior art.”) (internal citations omitted). 

2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components 
Ex Parte Kleinerman BLAKENSHIP 103(a) MARCOS Y. KLEINERMAN Optical detectors for infrared, sub-millimeter and high energy radiation Urbach 2,642,538 Jun. 16, 1953 Kleinerman 4,061,578 Dec. 6, 1977 McGrath 6,648,506 B2 Nov. 18, 2003 

Ex Parte Horianopoulos et al MANTIS MERCADER 103(a) HAMRE, SCHUMANN, MUELLER & LARSON, P.C. 

Traffic-actuated electrical generator apparatus Register US 1,391,503 Sep. 20, 1921 McGee US 4,614,875 Sep. 30, 1986 Stites US 4,739,179 Apr. 19, 1988 Angel US 5,634,774 Jun. 03, 1997 

3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review Ex Parte Wilce et al CRAWFORD 103(a) BUCKLEY, MASCHOFF & TALWALKAR LLC 

Systems and methods for facilitating agreement generation and negotiation Blackman US 2002/0087534 A1 Jul. 4, 2002 Axelrad US 2002/0188539 A1 Dec. 12, 2002 Ex Parte Messer LORIN 103(a) MORGAN LEWIS & BOCKIUS, LLP Transaction tracking, managing, assessment, and auditing data processing Kanter US 5,537,314 Jul. 16, 1996 Merriman US 5,948,061 Sep. 7, 1999 Arnold US 6,016,504 Jan. 18, 2000 

3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Designs 
Ex Parte Katzman et al 102(b) PHILIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & STANDARDS 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 

Method and article for packaging an automatic external defibrillator Karsten Manufacturing Corp. v. Cleveland Golf Co., 242 F.3d 1376, 1383 (Fed. Cir. 2001) ("Invalidity on the ground of ‘anticipation’ requires lack of novelty of the invention as claimed … that is, all of the elements and limitations of the claim must be shown in a single prior reference, arranged as in the claim."). 


3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review Ex Parte Ross MOHANTY 103(a) BAKER BOTTS L.L.P. Local returns of remotely purchased merchandise with return code validation Junger US 6,085,172 Jul. 4, 2000 Hauser et al US 6,536,659 B1 Mar. 25, 2003

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