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Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1774 Ex Parte Lowe et al 11597983 - (D) TIMM 103 SALIWANCHIK, LLOYD & EISENSCHENK RAMDHANIE, BOBBY

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2628 Ex Parte Buchner et al 10287143 - (D) SMITH 103 37 C.F.R. § 41.50(b) 101 ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. C/O Faegre Baker Daniels LLP REPKO, JASON MICHAEL

SiRF Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Com’n, 601 F.3d 1319, 1333 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (“In order for the addition of a machine to impose a meaningful limit on the scope of the claim, it must play a significant part in permitting the claimed method to be performed, rather than function solely as an obvious mechanism for permitting a solution to be achieved more quickly, i.e., through the utilization of a computer for performing calculations.”).

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3773 Ex Parte Elliott et al 11000741 - (D) KILE 102/103 BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN LLP TYSON, MELANIE RUANO

Tech Center 2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components
2876 Ex Parte Dhers 10498564 - (D) MacDONALD 102/103 102/103 BUCHANAN, INGERSOLL & ROONEY PC ST CYR, DANIEL

Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
3664 Ex Parte Sullivan et al 11030983 - (D) HOELTER 112(1)/112(2)/102 102 LAW OFFICE OF DUANE S. KOBAYASHI MANCHO, RONNIE M

Tech Center 3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Products & Design
3731 Ex Parte Field et al 10904666 - (D) FREDMAN 103 102 Bard Biopsy Systems HOLWERDA, KATHLEEN SONNETT

Tech Center 1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry
1611 Ex Parte Gao et al 11418338 - (D) PRATS 103/obviousness-type double patenting BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY BREDEFELD, RACHAEL EVA

Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
1788 Ex Parte Vicari 11147831 - (D) PER CURIAM 103 FERRELLS, PLLC LE, HOA T

1793 Ex Parte Turan et al 11880792 - (D) METZ 103 UNILEVER PATENT GROUP KING, FELICIA C

Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
2165 Ex Parte Kindsvogel et al 11027277 - (D) DIXON 101/112(2)/103 SCHWEGMAN, LUNDBERG & WOESSNER/SAP SYED, FARHAN M

2176 Ex Parte Lin 11111368 - (D) DILLON 112(1)/103 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SMITH, BENJAMIN J

See DePuy Spine, Inc. v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc., 567 F. 3d 1314, 1327 (Fed. Cir. 2009) "A reference does not teach away [...] if it merely expresses a general preference for an alternative invention but does not 'criticize, discredit, or otherwise discourage' investigation into the invention claimed."

Tech Center 2400 Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security

2494 Ex Parte Kraft 09999630 - (D) WHITEHEAD, JR. 101/102/103 Clifford Kraft ABRISHAMKAR, KAVEH

Tech Center 2600 Communications
2669 Ex Parte Hertz et al 09737371 - (D) DILLON 103 BANNER & WITCOFF , LTD TUCKER, WESLEY J

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