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
YUK-MING DENNIS LO, ROSSA WAI KWUN CHIU, and
KWAN CHEE CHAN
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
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).
Disclosure: I am long SQNM.