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Sequenom: Patent Interference 105,920 Ruling

|Includes:ILMN, Sequenom, Inc. (SQNM)

April 7, 2014 PTAB decision published:

UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

BEFORE THE PATENT TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD

STEPHEN QUAKE and HEI-MUN CHRISTINA FAN

Junior Party

(Patent 8,008,018),

v.

YUK-MING DENNIS LO, ROSSA WAI KWUN CHIU, and

KWAN CHEE CHAN

Senior Party

(Application 13/070,275).

Patent Interference No. 105,920 (NYSE:DK)

(Technology Center 1600)

Judgment - Bd.R. 127

Before, FRED E. McKELVEY, RICHARD E. SCHAFER, and

DEBORAH KATZ, Administrative Patent Judges.

KATZ, Administrative Patent Judge.

In view of the Decision on Motions (Paper 258), it is

ORDERED that judgment be entered against Quake for Count 1 (see

Papers 1 and 43);

FURTHER ORDERED that claims 1-4 of Quake's involved

patent 8,008,018 be CANCELED 35 U.S.C. § 135(a);

FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this judgment be entered in the

administrative records of the involved 8,008,018 patent and 13/070,275

application.

FURTHER ORDERED that a party seeking judicial review timely serve

notice on the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 37 C.F.R.

§§ 90.1 and 104.2.

NOTICE: "Any agreement or understanding between parties to an interference, including any collateral agreements referred to therein, made in connection with or in contemplation of the termination of the interference, shall be in writing and a true copy thereof filed in the Patent and Trademark Office before the termination of the interference as between the said parties to the agreement or understanding."

35 U.S.C. 135(c); see also Bd.R. 205 (settlement agreements).

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