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New Requests for Ex Parte Reexamination in Official Gazette of May 25, 2010

May 25th, 2010

This week the Official Gazette noticed 14 ex parte reexamination requests. St. Jude Medical’s Cardiology Division filed a request against Genesis Technologies’s patent on biological passageway occlusion removal. CMW International filed a request against Bryan Prucher’s patent on a spot welding electrode and method for welding coated metals therewith. Amylin Pharmaceuticals filed a request against ConjuChem Biotechnologies’ patent on a method for purification of albumin conjugates. Anonymous third parties filed requests against patents assigned to Quintic Holdings, Gary Odom, Kazuwa Nakao, IBM, Merial, Michael S. Gardner, and the Reddy Ice Corporation.

Requests for reexamination were noticed in the USPTO Official Gazette, captioned below. Notice of Filing of Request for Reexamination means that a request for reexamination has been filed, accorded a filing date, and published in the Official Gazette (MPEP 2215).

Control Number: 90/009,697

Patent Number: 6,689,629
Technology Area:
Semiconductor device manufacturing: process
Patent Owner:
International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY
Firm Requesting:
McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP., Washington, DC
Date Requested:
3/16/2010
Invention Title:
ARRAY SUBSTRATE FOR DISPLAY, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ARRAY SUBSTRATE FOR DISPLAY AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE ARRAY SUBSTRATE

Control Number: 90/009,703

Patent Number: 7,363,592
Technology Area:
Data processing: presentation processing of document, operator interface
Patent Owner:
Gary Odom, Tigard, OR
Firm Requesting:
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP., Washington, DC
Date Requested:
3/10/2010
Invention Title:
TOOL GROUP MANIPULATIONS

Control Number: 90/009,706

Patent Number: 7,595,626
Technology Area:
Electricity: power supply or regulation systems
Patent Owner:
Quintic Holdings, Santa Clara, CA
Firm Requesting:
O’Keefe Egan Peterman & Enders, LLP., Austin, TX
Date Requested:
3/19/2010
Invention Title:
SYSTEM FOR MATCHED AND ISOLATED REFERENCES

Control Number: 90/009,707

Patent Number: 6,856,205
Technology Area:
Oscillators
Patent Owner:
Quintic Holdings, Santa Clara, CA
Firm Requesting:
O’Keefe Egan Peterman & Enders, LLP., Austin, TX
Date Requested:
3/19/2010
Invention Title:
VCO WITH AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION

Control Number: 90/010,911

Patent Number: 6,743,425
Technology Area:
Drug, bio-affecting and body treating compositions
Patent Owner:
Kazuwa Nakao, Kyoto, Japan
Firm Requesting:
Alston & Bird, LLP., Charlotte, NC
Date Requested:
3/12/2010
Invention Title:
THERAPEUTIC AGENTS FOR ACHONDROPLASIA

Control Number: 90/010,912

Patent Number: 5,349,153
Technology Area:
Electric heating
Patent Owner:
Bryan Prucher, Clarkston, MI
Requester:
CMW International, Inc.
Firm Requesting:
Moriarty McNett & Henry, LLP., Indianapolis, IN
Date Requested:
3/12/2010
Invention Title:
SPOT WELDING ELECTRODE AND METHOD FOR WELDING COATED METALS THEREWITH

Control Number: 90/010,913

Patent Number: 7,307,148
Technology Area:
Chemistry: natural resins or derivatives; peptides or proteins; lignins or
Patent Owner:
ConjuChem Biotechnologies, Inc., Quebec, Canada
Requester:
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Diego, CA
Firm Requesting:
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Diego, CA
Date Requested:
3/15/2010
Invention Title:
METHOD FOR PURIFICATION OF ALBUMIN CONJUGATES

Control Number: 90/010,914

Patent Number: 6,965,850
Technology Area:
Data processing: structural design, modeling, simulation, and emulation
Patent Owner:
The Regents of the University of California, Oakland, CA
Requester:
Patent Owner
Date Requested:
3/16/2010
Invention Title:
METHODS FOR MODULATING NUCLEAR RECEPTOR COACTIVATOR BINDING

Control Number: 90/010,916

Patent Number: 7,511,963
Technology Area:
Electricity: electrical systems and devices
Patent Owner:
Continental Automotive France, France
Requester:
Patent Owner
Date Requested:
3/16/2010
Invention Title:
HOUSING, IN PARTICULAR HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS OR THE LIKE

Control Number: 90/010,919

Patent Number: 6,238,412
Technology Area:
Surgery
Patent Owner:
Genesis Technologies, LLC., Redwood City, CA
Requester:
St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.
Firm Requesting:
O’Melveny & Myers, LLP., Los Angeles, CA
Date Requested:
3/17/2010
Invention Title:
BIOLOGICAL PASSAGEWAY OCCLUSION REMOVAL

Control Number: 90/010,920

Patent Number: 5,109,651
Technology Area:
Package making
Patent Owner:
Reddy Ice Corporation, Dallas, TX
Firm Requesting:
Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP., San Diego, CA
Date Requested:
3/18/2010
Invention Title:
ICE BAGGER

Control Number: 90/010,921

Patent Number: 5,462,554
Technology Area:
Surgery
Patent Owner:
Michael S. Gardner, New Zealand
Firm Requesting:
Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC., Bloomfield Hills, MI
Date Requested:
3/19/2010
Invention Title:
EAR TAG APPLICATOR

Control Number: 90/010,922

Patent Number: 5,885,607
Technology Area:
Drug, bio-affecting and body treating compositions
Patent Owner:
Merial, France
Firm Requesting:
Polsinelli Shughart, Kansas City, MO
Date Requested:
3/19/2010
Invention Title:
N-PHENYLPYRAZOLE-BASED ANTI-FLEA AND ANTI-TICK COLLAR FOR CATS AND DOGS

Control Number: 90/010,923

Patent Number: 6,083,519
Technology Area:
Drug, bio-affecting and body treating compositions
Patent Owner:
Merial, France
Firm Requesting:
Polsinelli Shughart, Kansas City, MO
Date Requested:
3/19/2010
Invention Title:
N-PHENYLPYRAZOLE-BASED ANTI-FLEA AND ANTI-TICK COLLAR FOR CATS AND DOGS