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I'm a retired CPA who spent the majority of his working career in technology companies. My work included management stints at Atari Inc, Daisy Systems Corp, Symantec Corp and Visio Corp. My last position at Visio (VSIO) was as CFO and VP Finance and Operations.
  • Sequenom: Patent Interference 105,923 Ruling 0 comments
    Apr 8, 2014 12:20 PM | about stocks: SQNM, ILMN

    April 7, 2014 PTAB Ruling:

    UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

    BEFORE THE PATENT TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD

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

    KWAN CHEE CHAN

    Junior Party

    (Application 12/178,181; 13/070,240; 12/614,350; and 13/070,251),

    v.

    STEPHEN QUAKE and HEI-MUN CHRISTINA FAN

    Senior Party

    (Application 12/393,833).

    Patent Interference No. 105,923 (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 232), it is ORDERED that judgment be entered against Quake for Count 1 (see

    Paper 1);

    FURTHER ORDERED that claims 25, 29, 32, 40, 42, 78, 79, 86, 87, 90, 91, 93, 95, 97, and 98-101 of Quake's involved application 12/393,833 be FINALLY REFUSED 35 U.S.C. 135(a);

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

    administrative records of the involved 12/393,833 application and Lo

    applications 12/178,181, 13/070,240, 12/614,350, and 13/070,251.

    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.

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