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Benjamin A. Vastine, Ph.D. Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt LLP

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Board reverses examiner for improper reliance on inherency in an obviousness rejection *

USA - March 28 2012
Claims to compositions frequently include properties exhibited by the claimed compositions in addition to limitations to the components of the compositions.


Board raises new ground of rejection on a single piece of art that had been cited in combination by the Examiner *

USA - February 2 2012
In Ex parte Sciulli et al.; appeal no. 2009-013096; application no. 10/114,920, the Board reviewed the Examiner's obviousness rejections of claims to orifice mounts for use in high-pressure fluid jet systems.


Ex Parte Fiandaca *

USA - August 16 2011
Ex parte Fiandaca; Appeal No. 2010-006135, Application No. 11/607,816, Decided on August 16, 2011.

Co-authors: Teddy S. Gron .