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New Requests for Inter Partes Reexamination in Official Gazette of May 25, 2010

May 25th, 2010

This week the Official Gazette noticed 2 inter partes reexamination requests. Weber Ultrasonics filed a request against The Crest Group’s patent on a megasonic processing apparatus with frequency sweeping of thickness mode transducers. EMG Technology filed a request against Apple’s patent on a touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for determining commands by applying heuristics.

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: 95/000,541

Patent Number: 7,479,949
Technology Area:
Computer graphics processing and selective visual display systems
Patent Owner:
Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA
Requester:
EMG Technology, LLC
Firm Requesting:
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, LLP., Alexandria, VA
Date Requested:
4/2/2010
Invention Title:
TOUCH SCREEN DEVICE, METHOD, AND GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR DETERMINING COMMANDS BY APPLYING HEURISTICS

Control Number: 95/001,317

Patent Number: 7,598,654
Technology Area:
Electrical generator or motor structure
Patent Owner:
The Crest Group, Incorporated, Trenton, NJ
Requester:
Weber Ultrasonics GMBH
Firm Requesting:
Volpe and Koenig, PC., Philadelphia, PA
Date Requested:
3/4/2010
Invention Title:
MEGASONIC PROCESSING APPARATUS WITH FREQUENCY SWEEPING OF THICKNESS MODE TRANSDUCERS