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Daily Reexamination Report – May 24, 2012

May 24th, 2012

Below are the newest reexamination requests filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as of May 24, 2012: two ex parte reexamination requests. Also included are the most recent reexamination certificates issued by the USPTO.

Control # – 90/012,303

Date – 05-22-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,718,067 or 7,264,727
Inventor(s) – Holt; Karl K. (Hartland, WI)
Title – Septic system remediation method and apparatus
No documents posted yet on USPTO website. 

Control # – 90/012,304

Date – 05-24-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,469,381
Inventor(s) – Ording; Bas (San Francisco, CA)
Assignee – Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA)
Title – List Scrolling and Document Translation, Scaling, And Rotation On A Touch-Screen Display
No co-pending litigation provided.

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Reexamination Certificates Issued Since April 4, 2012

Control # – 90/011,749

Patent # – RE 40,220
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8996th)
May 8, 2012
Check Writing Point-of-Sale System
Nichols, Henry R., McLean, Virginia, United States; Hills, Robert R., Sugarloaf Key, Florida, United States
The patentability of claims 67-7 4 is confirmed.
Claims 1-4 were previously cancelled.
Claims 5-9 and 11-26 are cancelled.
Claim 10 is determined to be patentable as amended.
New claims 105-140 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 27-66 and 75-104 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/000,185

Patent # – RE 39,825
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0369th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Roof Batten
Morris, Richard J., Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States; Walberg, Lars J., Eagle, Colorado, United States
Diversi-Plast Products, Inc., Golden Valley, Minnesota, United States
Claims 1 and 14-22 were previously cancelled.
Claims 4 and 5 are cancelled.
Claims 2, 3, 6 and 10 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 7-9 and 11-13, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 23-29 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,888

Patent # – 7,914,450
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8987th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Systems and Methods for Processing Analyte Sensor Data
Goode, Jr., Paul V., Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States; Brauker, James H., Addison, Michigan, United States; Kamath, Apurv U., San Diego, California, United States; Carr-Brendel, Victoria, San Diego, California, United States
Dexcom, Inc., San Diego, California, United States
The patentability of claims 7, 8, 12, 15, 16, 18 and 21-23 is confirmed.
Claims 1 and 17 are cancelled.
Claims 2, 3, 5 and 26-28 are determined to be patentable as amended.
New claims 29-33 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 4, 6, 9-11, 13, 14, 19, 20, 24 and 25 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,587

Patent # – 7,837,119
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8995th)
May 1, 2012
Contactless Data Carrier
Graf, Hans, Rosenheim, Germany; Finkenzeller, Klaus, Unterfohring, Germany; Rossmadl, Alfred, Boos, Germany
Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Munich, Germany
Claims 13 and 17-19 are cancelled.
Claims 1, 14, 20-21, 24 and 29 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-12, 15-16, 22-23, 25-28 and 30 dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.

Control # -  90/009,882

Patent # – 7,835,757
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8986th)
Apr. 24, 2012
System and Method for Delivering Information to a Transmitting and Receiving Device
Helferich, Richard J., Encinitas, California, United States
Helferich Patent Licensing, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, United States
The patentability of claim 1 is confirmed.
Claims 2, 6, 9, 11, 18 and 19 are determined to patentable as amended.
Claims 3-5, 7, 8, 10, 12-17 and 20 dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 21-69 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 95/001,379

Patent # – 7,734,325
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0372nd)
Apr. 17, 2012
Apparatus and Method For Multi-Modal Imaging
Vizard, Douglas L., Durham, Connecticut, United States; Helfer, Joel N., Cheshire, Connecticut, United States; Brocksieper, George, Guilford, Connecticut, United States; Mclaughlin, William E., Guilford, Connecticut, United States
Carestream Health, Inc., Rochester, New York, United States
The patentability of claims 1-10 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/011,100

Patent # – 7,671,411
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8972nd)
Apr. 17, 2012
Lateral Double-Diffused Mosfet Transistor with a Lightly Doped Source
You, Budong, Fremont, California, United States; Zuniga, Marco A., Palo Alto, California, United States
Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, Fremont, California, United States
The patentability of claims 4 and 14 is confirmed.
Claims 1 and 2 are cancelled.
Claims 3, 5-7, 11-12 and 15 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 8-10, 13 and 16-17, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 18-49 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,028

Patent # – 7,591,050
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8955th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Footwear Lacing System
Hammerslag, Gary R., Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
Boa Technology, Inc., Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
Claim 2 is cancelled.
Claims 1, 7-8, 23, 102 and 126 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 4-6, 13-17, 21-22 and 24-25, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 182-189 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 3, 9-12, 18-20,26-101, 103-125 and 127-181 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/009,893

Patent # – 7,570,456
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8971st)
Apr. 17, 2012
Spindle Motor Having a Fluid Dynamic Bearing System
Engesser, Martin, Donaueschingen, Germany; Schwamberger, Stefan, Hermsdorf, Germany
Minebea Co., Ltd., Miyota-Machi, Kitasaku-Gu, Nagano-Ken, Japan
Claims 8, 9 and 10 are cancelled.
Claim 1 is determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-4 and 7, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
Claims 5, 6 and 11-17 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/009,729

Patent # – 7,519,518
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (9006th)
May 8, 2012
Method for Assembling the Finite Element Discretization of Arbitrary Weak Equations, Involving Local or Non-Local Multiphysics Coupling
Langemyr, Lars, Stockholm, Sweden; Bertilsson, Daniel, Sollentuna, Sweden; Nordmark, Arne, Stockholm, Sweden Persson, Per-Olof, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States; Long, Jerome, Harrow, United Kingdom
Comsol AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Claims 1-41 is confirmed.
Claims 42-44 are cancelled.
New claims 45-55 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/009,902

Patent # – 7,489,423
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8994th)
May 1, 2012
Interface Circuit for Utilizing a Facsimile Machine Coupled to a PC as a Scanner or Printer
Nachman, Bruce; Gregory, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States; Nachman, Marvin Jules, legal representative, Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
Infinity Computer Products, Inc., Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
Claims 1, 2, 6 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 3-5 dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,456

Patent # – 7,484,306
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (9005th)
May 8, 2012
Straight Edge Clamping Device
Emerson, Eugene, Whittier, California, United States
Claims 1 and 19-22 are cancelled.
Claims 2-18 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/000,534

Patent # – 7,422,053
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0378th)
May 8, 2012
Vapor Augmented Heatsink With Multi-Wick Structure
Siu, Wing Ming, Kowloon, HongKong
Convergence Technologies (USA), LLC, Reston, Virginia, United States
Claims 8, 11-17 and 22 are cancelled.
Claims 1-7, 9, 10, 18-21 and 23-25 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,079

Patent # – 7,405,443
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8993rd)
May 1, 2012
Dual Gate Lateral Double-Diffused Mosfet (LDMOS) Transistor
Zuniga, Marco Z., Fremont, California, United States; You, Budong, Fremont, California, United States
Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, Fremont, California, United States
The patentabilitiy of claims 2-5 and 13-15 is confirmed.
Claim 1 is cancelled.
Claims 6-10 and 12 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claim 11, dependent on an amended claim, is determined to be patentable.
New claims 16-35 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,831

Patent # – 7,383,195
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8970th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Methods of Sorting Waste
Mallett, Scott R., Coto De Caza, California, United States; Danta, Randall C., Tustin, California, United States; Regla, Peter, Placentia, California, United States; Corey, Alan D., Newport Beach, California, United States; Davidner, Alan A., Yorba Linda, California, United States
Vesta Medical, LLC, Tustin, California, United States
Claim 1 is determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-20 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/009,493

Patent # – 7,368,162
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (9008th)
May 8, 2012
Aluminum Conductor Composite Core Reinforced Cable and Method of Manufacture
Hiel, Clem, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States; Korzlenowski, George, Woodland Hills, California, United States
Partners for Growth II, L.P., San Francisco, California, United States
Claims 1, 11, 20, 27, 29-36, 58-62 and 70-80 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-10, 12-19, 21-26, 28, 37-57, 63-69 and 81-83, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/009,703

Patent # – 7,363,592
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (8975th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Tool Group Manipulations
Odom, Gary, Tigard, Oregon, United States
The patentability of claim 7 is confirmed.
Claims 1-6, 9, 11 and 15-18 are cancelled.
Claims 8, 10, 12-14 and 19 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/001,278

Patent # – 7,332,881
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0377th)
May 1, 2012
AC Drive System for Electrically Operated Vehicle
Clark, Warren, Evans, Georgia, United States; Bell, Oliver A., Aiken, South Carolina, United States
Textron Inc., Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Claims 32-38 are cancelled.
Claims 1-31 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/010,575

Patent # – 7,314,308
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (9004th)
May 8, 201
Fallowes, Gary, San Diego, California, United States; Tan, William, Singapore, Singapore; Goetz, David Robert, Los Angeles, California, United States
Shelter Rock LLC, Wilmington, Germany, United States
Claims 1-11 are cancelled.
New claim 12 is added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,841

Patent # – 7,296,688
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8969th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Apparatus for Facilitating Medical Waste Disposal
Mallett, Scott R., Coto De Caza, California, United States; Danta, Randall C., Tustin, California, United States; Regla, Peter, Placentia, California, United States; Corey, Alan D., Newport Beach, California, United States; Davidner, Alan A., Yorba Linda, California, United States
Vesta Medical, LLC, Tustin, California, United States
Claim 1 is determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-19 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,842

Patent # – 7,275,645
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (9003rd)
May 8, 2012
Handheld Medical Waste Sorting Device
Mallett, Scott R., Coto De Caza, California, United States; Danta, Randall C., Tustin, California, United States; Benson, James R., Huntington Beach, California, United States; Corey, Alan D., Newport Beach, California, United States; Davidner, Alan A., Claremont, California, United States; Regla, Peter, Placentia, California, United States
Vesta Medical, LLC, Irvine, California, United States
Claim 1 is determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-25 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,924

Patent # – 7,265,674
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (9002nd)
May 8, 2012
Thin, Flexible, RFID Labels, and Method and Apparatus for Use
Tuttle, John R., Corrales, New Mexico, United States
Round Rock Research, LLC, Mt. Kisco, New York, United States
The patentability of claims 1-98 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/009,705

Patent # – 7,192,308
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8954th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Coaxial Connector Having Detachable Locking Sleeve
Rodrigues, Julio F., Collerville, Tennessee, United States; Abbruzzese, Salvatore J., Piscataway, New Jersey, United States; Welborn, Brian S., The Woodlands, Texas, United States
Thomas & Betts International, Inc., Sparks, Nevada, United States
Claims 1, 6, 11, 13, 15 and 18 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-5, 7-10, 12, 14, 16 and 17 dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/009,896

Patent # – 7,152,640
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (9001st)
May 8, 2012
Tree Cutting Attachment for a Skid Steerloader
Williams, Larry L., Weatherford, Oklahoma, United States
Larry L. Williams, Weatherford, Oklahoma, United States
Claims 2, 3, 5, 18, 19 and 21 are cancelled.
Claims 1, 4, 6, 17, 20 and 22 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 7-16 and 23-32, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 33-42 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,919

Patent # – 7,126,480
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8968th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Waste Sorting Network
Mallett, Scott R., Coto De Caza, California, United States; Danta, Randall C., Tustin, California, United States; Regla, Peter, Placentia, California, United States; Corey, Alan D., Newport Beach, California, United States; Davidner, Alan A., Yorba Linda, California, United States
Vesta Medical, LLC, Tustin, California, United States
The patentability of claims 1, 12 and 16 is confirmed.
Claims 2-11, 13-15 and 17-20 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,051

Patent # – 7,117,041
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8985th)
Apr. 24, 2012
System and Method for Programming a Clinical Device
Engleson, Joseph J., Carlsbad, California, United States; Chamberlain, Craig, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Carefusion 303, Inc., San Diego, California, United States
The patentability of claims 1-13 is confirmed.
Claim 14 is determined to be patentable as amended.

Control # – 90/011,288

Patent # – 7,115,134
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (9000th)
May 8, 2012
Catheter with Flexible and Shape Retention
Chambers, Jeffrey W., Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
Chambers Technologies, LLC, Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States
Claims 17-18 and 21 are cancelled.
Claims 1, 16 and 19 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-8, 10-14 and 20, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 22-25 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 9 and 15 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,645

Patent # – 7,081,195
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8984th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Systems and Methods for Improving Electrochemical Analyte Sensors
Simpson, Peter, Del Mar, California, United States; Brauker, James, San Diego, California, United States; Carr-Brendel, Victoria, Pleasanton, California, United States; Goode, Paul, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States; Tapsak, Mark, Orangeville, Pennsylvania, United States
Dexcom, Inc., San Diego, California, United States
The patentability of claims 3, 4, 9, 17, 18, 23, 35 and 36 is confirmed.
Claims 1, 15 and 29 are cancelled.
Claims 2, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 24, 26, 27, 31-34, 37, 39 and 40 are determined to be patentable as amended.
New claims 43-62 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 7, 8, 11, 14, 21, 22, 25, 28, 30, 38, 41 and 42 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/000,371

Patent # – 7,021,668
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0371st)
Apr. 17, 2012
Hydraulic Line Attachment Device and Method
Langenfeld, Joseph W., Onawa, Iowa, United States; Westendorf, Matthew N., Onawa, Iowa, United States; Westendorf, Neal W., Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, United States; Stender, James Curtis, Schleswig, Iowa, United States; Gibler, Mitch, Onawa, Iowa, United States
Westendorf Manufacturing Co., Inc., Onawa, Iowa, United States
Claims 1-16 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/010,896

Patent # – 6,951,894
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8967th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Extended Wear Ophthalmic Lens
Nicolson, Paul Clement, Dunwoody, Georgia, United States; Baron, Richard Carlton, Alpharetta, Georgia, United States; Chabrecek, Peter, Basel, Switzerland; Court, John, Ultimo, Australia; Domschke, Angelika, Lorrach, Germany; Griesser, Hans Jorg, The Patch, Australia; Ho, Arthur, Randwick, Australia; Hopken, Jens, Lorrach, Switzerland; Laycock, Bronwyn Glenice, Heidelberg Heights, Australia; Liu, Qin, Duluth, Georgia, United States; Lohmann, Dieter, Munchestein, Switzerland; Meijs, Gordon Francis, Murrumbeena, Australia; Papaspiliotopoulos, Eric, Paddington, Australia; Riffle, Judy Smith, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States; Schindhelm, Klaus, Cherrybrook, Australia; Sweeney, Deborah, Roseville, Australia; Terry, Jr., Wilson Leonard, Alpharetta, Georgia, United States; Vogt, Jurgen, Fribourg, Switzerland; Winterton, Lynn Cook, Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
CIBA Vision Corporation, Duluth, Georgia, United States
The patentability of claims 89-96 and 98-100 is confirmed.
Claims 1-88 and 97 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,519

Patent # – 6,947,456
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8966th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Open-Loop Laser Driver Having an Integrated Digital Controller
Chin, Jesse, Hillsborough, California, United States; Gao, Miaobin, San Jose, California, United States; Elsheimer, Robert, San Jose, California, United States; Abrams, Matthew Scott, Santa Clara, California, United States; Cheng, Heng-Ju, Mountain View, California, United States; Hidai, Takashi, Palo Alto, California, United States; Lee, Myunghee, San Jose, California, United States; Liu, Song, San Jose, California, United States
Avago Technologies Fiber IP (Singapore) Pte Ltd., Sinagpore, Singapore
Claims 1, 5, 6, 8, 11, 15, 18 and 20 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-4, 7, 9-10, 12-14, 16-17 and 19, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 21, 22, 23 and 24 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 95/001,376

Patent # – 6,937,187
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0376th)
May 1, 2012
Method and Apparatus for Forming a Dynamic Model to Locate Position of a Satellite Receiver
van Diggelen, Frank, San Jose, California, United States; Abraham, Charles, San Jose, California, United States
Global Locate, Inc., San Jose, California, United States
The patentability of claims 1-10 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/011,376

Patent # – 6,891,094
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8953rd)
Apr. 10, 2012
Tuning Means for Stringed Musical Instrument
McCabe, Geoffrey L., New York, New York, United States
The patentability of claims 1, 14-18 and 20-22 is confirmed.
Claims 2-13, 19 and 23-25 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/001,250

Patent # – 6,838,796
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (0368th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Two-Speed Rotational Control Apparatus With Eddy Current Drive
Nelson, Chris A., Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
Horton, Inc., Roseville, Minnesota, United States
The patentability of claims 1 and 30-49 is confirmed.
Claims 2-29 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/001,506

Patent # – 6,615,270
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0374th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Method and Storage Device for Expanding and Contracting Continuous Play Media Seamlessly
Gould, Eric Justin, Austin, Texas, United States; Strickland, Rachel M., San Francisco, California, United States
Monkey Media, Inc., Austin, Texas, United States
Claims 1-16 are now disclaimed.

Control # – 90/011,217

Patent # – 6,594,565
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (8988th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Intelligent Lift Interlock System
Schafer, Gregory E., Colfax, California, United States; Prokopik, Edward J., Colfax, California, United States
Intermotive, Inc., Auburn, California, United States
The patentability of claims 18, 20, 21 and 22 is confirmed.
Claims 11-13 and 19 were previously cancelled.
New claims 23-30 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 1-10 and 14-17 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/012,029

Patent # – 6,556,488
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8952nd)
Apr. 10, 2012
Delay Locked Loop for Use in Semiconductor Memory Device
Han, Jong-Hee, Ichon-shi, Korea
N.B. Inc., Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
The patentability of claims 7 and 15 is confirmed.
Claims 1-6, 8-14 and 16-18 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/001,299

Patent # – 6,549,759
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0370th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Asymmetric Adaptive Modulation in a Wireless Communication System
Arviv, Eli, Modiein, Israel; Spinar, Brian, San Diego, California, United States; Stanwood, Kenneth L., Cardiff by the Sea, California, United States; Gazelle, David, San Diego, California, United States; Zimmerman, Ofer, Modiin, Israel; Efraim, Penny, Moshav Nevatim, Israel
Wi-Lan, Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The patentability of claims 1-27 is confirmed.
New claims 28-167 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,317

Patent # – 6,484,046
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8983rd)
Apr. 24, 2012
Electrochemical Analyte Sensor
Say, James, Alameda, California, United States; Tomasco, Michael F., Cupertino, California, United States; Heller, Adam, Austin, Texas, United States; Gal, Yoram, Kibbutz Yagur, Israel; Aria, Behrad, Alameda, California, United States; Heller, Ephraim, Oakland, California, United States; Plante, Phillip John, Sunnyvale, California, United States; Vreeke, Mark S., Alameda, California, United States
Therasense, Inc., Alameda, California, United States
Claims 1, 20, 24 and 31 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-19, 21-23, 25-30 and 32-38, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,871

Patent # – 6,475,521
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8982nd)
Apr. 24, 2012
Biphasic Controlled Release Delivery System for High Solubility Pharmaceuticals and Method
Timmins, Peter, Irby, United Kingdom; Dennis, Andrew B., Barnston, United Kingdom; Vyas, Kiren A., Canterbury, United Kingdom
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Claims 17, 18, 40, 41 and 44 are cancelled.
Claims 1 and 30 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-7,9-12, 14-16,20,28,29,31-39 and 43, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claim 51 is added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 8, 13, 19, 21-27, 42 and 45-50 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/009,530

Patent # – 6,428,839
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8965th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Surface Treatment of Medical Device
Kunzler, Jay F., Canandaigua, New York, United States; Seelye, David E., North Chili, New York, United States; Salamone, Joseph C., Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Credit Suisse, New York, New York, United States
Claims 1-17 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/011,790

Patent # – 6,422,291
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8951st)
Apr. 10, 2012
Roll-Up Blind With Stowable Guiding Members for the Window of a Vehicle
Brunnert, Bernd, Plochingen, Germany; Ehrenberger, Marina, Esslingen, Germany; Seel, Holger, Aidlingen, Germany
Baumeister & Ostler GmbH & Co., Aichwald, Germany
The patentability of claims 1-21 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/011,631

Patent # – 6,405,704
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8999th)
May 8, 2012
Internal Combustion Engine with Limited Temperature Cycle
Kruse, Douglas C., Burbank, California, United States
Kruse Technology Partnership, Chatsworth, California, United States
Claims 1-7 are now disclaimed. (Statutory disclaimer in present reexamination).

Control # – 95/001,003

Patent # – 6,397,136
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0373rd)
Apr. 24, 2012
System for Determining the Occupancy State of a Seat in a Vehicle
Breed, David S., Boonton Township, Morris County, New Jersey, United States; Johnson, Wendell, San Diego, California, United States; Duvall, Wilbur E., Kimberling City, Montana, United States; Morin, Jeffrey L., Grosse Ile, Michigan, United States; Xu, Kunhong, Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States; Varga, Andrew J., Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Automotive Technologies International, Inc., Denville, New Jersey, United States
Claims 1-3, 6-11, 16, 17, 22-38, 42-57 and 66-70 are cancelled.
Claims 4 and 13 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 5, 12, 14, 15, 18-21, 39-41 and 58-65 were not reexamined.

Control # – 95/000,195

Patent # – 6,364,302
INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0367th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Modular System and Fixture for Positioning and Clamping a Workpiece
Ausilio, John S., Clinton Township, Michigan, United States
Ultimate Standard Tooling International, LLC, Clinton Township, Michigan, United States
The patentability of claims 1-21 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/009,927

Patent # – 6,356,038
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8964th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Microcomputer-Controlled AC Power Switch Controller and DC Power Supply Method and Apparatus
Bishel, Richard A., Beaverton, Oregon, United States
The patentability of claims 1-6 is confirmed.
Claims 7-10 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/010,402

Patent # – 6,343,426
REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8981st)
Apr. 24, 2012
Resilient Sole for Use In Articles of Footwear to Enhance Balance and Stability
Robbins, Steven E., Dollard des Ormeaux, Canada
The patentability of claims 7 and 15 is confirmed.
Claims 1-6, 8-14 and 16-18 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/008,348

Patent # – 6,325,414
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (0375th)
May 1, 2012
Method and Arrangement for Controlling Deployment of a Side Airbag
Breed, David S., Boonton Township, Morris County, New Jersey, United States; DuVall, Wilbur E., Kimberling City, Missouri, United States; Johnson, Wendell C., San Diego, California, United States
Automotive Technologies International, Inc., Denville, New Jersey, United States
Claims 1-41 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/011,637

Patent # – 6,296,579
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (8974th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Putting Improvement Device and Method
Robinson, Lee D., West Linn, Oregon, United States
The Stracka Design Company LLC, Houston, Texas, United States
Claims 1-18, 21, 22 and 28-38 were previously cancelled.
Claims 19, 20 and 39-60 are cancelled.
Claims 23-27 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,570

Patent # – 6,232,328
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8998th)
May 8, 2012
Non-Systemic Control of Parasites
Dorn, Hubert, Wuppertal, Germany; Hopkins, Terence, Tamborine, Australia
Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Leverkusen, Germany
The patentability of claims 1-8 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/011,566

Patent # – 6,200,613
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8950th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Food Casing
Schafer, Ekkehardt, Karlsruhe, Germany; Nohmi, Tomoyoshi, Kobe, Japan
World PAC International USA, Inc., Sturtevant, Wisconsin, United States
The patentability of claims 1-10 is confirmed.
New claims 11-23 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/010,465

Patent # – 6,200,569
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8963rd)
Apr. 17, 2012
Composition and Method for Increasing Insulin Activity
Cheng, Nanzheng, Beijing, China
Tang-An Medical Co., Ltd., Beijing, China
Claims 3, 4, 7 and 8 are cancelled.
Claims 1, 6 and 9-12 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2 and 5, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 13-24 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,381

Patent # – 6,121,898
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8992nd)
May 1, 2012
Traffic Law Enforcement System
Moetteli, John B., Geneva, Switzerland
Claims 1-20 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/011,286

Patent # – 6,114,148
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8991st)
May 1, 2012
High Level Expression of Proteins
Seed, Brian, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Haas, Jurgen, Schriesheim, Germany
The General Hospital Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Claim 8 is cancelled.
Claims 1 and 18 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-14 and 16, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 19-23 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 15 and 17 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,377

Patent # – 5,986,191
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8962nd)
Apr. 17, 2012
Tuning Means for Fulcrum Tremolo
McCabe, Geoffrey, New York, New York, United States
Claims 1, 5, 14, 17, 21 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-4, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22 dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
Claims 6-13, 20, 23-32 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,439

Patent # – 5,922,021
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8961st)
Apr. 17, 2012
Intravascular Stent
Jang, G. David, Redlands, California, United States
Boston Scientific SciMed, Inc., Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
The patentability of claim 36 is confirmed.
Claims 23 and 24 are cancelled.
Claims 1-22, 25-35 and 37-85 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,931

Patent # – 5,908,810
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8980th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Method of Improving the Growth of Crop Plants which are Resistant to Glutamine Synthetase Inhibitors
Donn, Gunter, Hofheim, Germany
Bayer Cropscience AG, Monheim, Germany
The patentability of claims 1-8 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/010,747

Patent # – 5,900,929
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8979th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Method and Apparatus for Selectively Injecting Poultry Eggs
Hebrank, John H., Durham, North Carolina, United States; DePauw, Daniel T., Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Embrex, Inc., Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States
The patentability of claims 1-24 is confirmed.
New claims 25-34 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/009,016

Patent # – 5,884,039
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8960th)
Apr. 17, 2012
System for Providing a Directory of AV Devices and Capabilities and Call Processing Such That Each Participant Participates to the Extent of Capabilities Available
Ludwig, Lester F., Foster City, California, United States; Lauwers, J. Chris, Menlo Park, California, United States; Lantz, Keith A., Los Altos, California, United States; Burnett, Gerald J., Atherton, California, United States; Burns, Emmett R., Incline Village, Nevada, United States
Pragmatus AV LLC, Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Claims 1-36 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/010,898

Patent # – 5,849,811
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (9007th)
May 8, 2012
Extended Wear Ophthalmic Lens
Nicolson, Paul Clement, Dunwoody, Georgia, United States; Baron, Richard Carlton, Alpharetta, Georgia, United States; Chabrecek, Peter, Basel, Switzerland; Court, John, Ultimo, Australia; Domschke, Angelika, Lorrach, Germany; Griesser, Hans Jorg, Victoria, Australia; Ho, Arthur, Randwick, Australia; Hopken, Jens, Lorrach, Germany; Laycock, Bronwyn Glenice, Victoria, Australia; Liu, Qin, Duluth, Georgia, United States; Lohmann, Dieter, Munchestein, Switzerland Meijs, Gordon Francis, Murrumbeena, Australia; Papaspiliotopoulos, Eric, Paddington, Australia; Riffle, Judy Smith, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States; Schindhelm, Klaus, Cherrybrook, Australia; Sweeney, Deborah, Roseville, Australia Terry, Wilson Leonard, Jr., Alpharetta, Georgia, United States; Vogt, Jurgen, Fribourg, Switzerland; Winterton, Lynn Cook, Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
CIBA Vision Corporation, Duluth, Georgia, United States
The patentability of claims 1, 3-16, 18, 22 and 28-30 is confirmed.
Claim 2 was previously cancelled.
Claims 17, 19-21 and 23-27 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,382

Patent # – 5,786,464
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8978th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Overexpression of Mammalian and Viral Proteins
Seed, Brian, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Haas, Jurgen, Munich, Germany
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Claim 8 is cancelled.
Claims 1, 12, 17 and 18 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-7, 9-11 and 13-16, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 19-30 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/010,663

Patent # – 5,775,995
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8977th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Interactive Communication System for Communicating Video, Okamoto, Takeya, Nagoya, Japan
The patentability of claims 1-2 is confirmed.
New claims 4-13 and 14 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claim 3 was not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,792

Patent # – 5,774,878
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8949th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Virtual Reality Generator for Use With Financial Information
Marshall, Paul Steven, New York, New York, United States
Maxus Strategic Systems Inc., Mendon, Vermont, United States
The patentability of claims 1-42 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/011,930

Patent # – 5,739,082
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8990th)
May 1, 2012
Method of Improving the Yield of Herbicide-Resistant Crop Plants
Donn, Gunter, Hofheim, Germany
Bayer Cropscience AG, Monheim, Germany
The patentability of claims 1-8 is confirmed.

Control # – 90/007,187

Patent # – 5,726,772
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8989th)
May 1, 2012
Method and Apparatus for Halftone Rendering of a Gray Scale Image Using a Blue Noise
Mask, Parker, Kevin J., Rochester, New York, United States; Mitsa, Theophano, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Research Corporation, Technologies, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, United States
The patentability of claims 77 and 78 is confirmed.
Claims 1-76 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/011,538

Patent # – 5,677,708
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8959th)
Apr. 17, 2012
System for Displaying a List on a Display Screen
Matthews, III, Joseph H., Redmond, Washington, United States; Kapell, JoGene, Bellevue, Washington, United States; Rowe, Keith Lindsey, Seattle, Washington, United States
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, United States
Claims 1, 2, 19 and 39 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 3-6, 8-15, 20-24, 26-35 and 40-44 dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claims 45-92 are added and determined to be patentable.
Claims 7, 16-18, 25 and 36-38 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,422

Patent # – 5,623,601
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8997th)
May 8, 2012
Apparatus and Method for Providing a Secure Gateway for Communication and Data Exchanges Between Networks
Vu, Hung T., Ottawa, Canada
Mount Hamilton Partners, LLC, Mountain View, California, United States
The patentability of claims 1-41 is confirmed.
New claims 42-59 are added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/011,526

Patent # – 5,564,859
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (8957th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Method and Apparatus for Improving Sheet Flow Water Rides
Lochtefeld, Thomas J., La Jolla, California, United States
Briggs, Rick A, Springfield, Illinois, United States
The patentability of claims 13, 37, 40 and 45-57 is confirmed.
Claims 1-12, 14-36, 38, 39 and 41-44 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/010,968

Patent # – 5,555,369
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8976th)
Apr. 24, 2012
Method of Creating Packages for a Pointer-Based Computer System
Menendez, Norberto, San Jose, California, United States; Potrebic, Peter J., Mountain View, California, United States; Sharpe, Benjamin W., San Francisco, California, United States
Apple Inc., Cupertino, California, United States
The patentability of claims 16-23 is confirmed.
Claims 1-4, 6 and 7 are cancelled.
Claim 8 is determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 10-15 dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
Claims 5, 9 and 24-31 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/011,192

Patent # – 5,396,560
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8958th)
Apr. 17, 2012
Hearing Aid Incorporating a Novelty Filter
Arcos, John T., Long Beach, California, United States; Core, Mark T., Placentia, California, United States; Harrison, James G., Cypress, California, United States
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Los Angeles, California, United States
Claims 1-19 are cancelled.

Control # – 90/011,084

Patent # – 5,369,547
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C2 (8973rd)
Apr. 17, 2012
Capacitor, Evans, David A., Seekonk, Massachusetts, United States
Evans Capacitor Company, Incorporated, East Providence, Rhode Island, United States
The patentability of claims 25-40 is confirmed.
Claim 1 was previously cancelled.
Claim 23 is cancelled.
Claims 11, 15, 22, 24, 41 and 42 are determined to be patentable as amended.
Claims 2-10, 12-14 and 16-21, dependent on an amended claim, are determined to be patentable.
New claim 43 is added and determined to be patentable.

Control # – 90/010,614

Patent # – 5,051,799
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8948th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Digital Output Transducer
Paul, Jon D., San Francisco, California, United States; Clayton, Mark D., New Windsor, New York, United States; Agnello, Anthony M., Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Digital Technology Licensing LLC, Suffern, New York, United States
Claims 18 and 20 are cancelled.
Claims 1-17 and 19 were not reexamined.

Control # – 90/010,686

Patent # – D 507,466
EX PARTE REEXAMINATION CERTIFICATE C1 (8956th)
Apr. 10, 2012
Wrench
Hu, Bobby, Taichung, Taiwan
The single claim is cancelled.