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Fed. Cir.'s Patent Rulings
for week ending 2013-04-05 (in reverse order)

(Fed. Cir.'s Weekly Disposition Sheet for week ending 2013-04-05, if available)

In re Morsa (April 5, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from PTO BPAI Appeal No. _______ (Pat. App. No. 09/832,440)
—» AFFIRMED-in-part (most claims obvious), VACATED-in-part (Morsa rebutted presumption prior art was enabled, PTO did not reply), REMANDED (for PTO to reply)

Chrimar Systems, Inc. v. Foundry Networks, Inc. (April 4, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from E.D.Mich. 06-cv-13936 (Cohn, J.)
—» AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)

Saffran v. Johnson & Johnson (April 4, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from E.D.Tx. 07-cv-0451 (Ward, J.)
—» REVERSED (erroneous clm. constr., including §112¶6, 'Cordis is entitled to a judgment of noninfringement as a matter of law')

Links and more details (if any) concerning these rulings below

In re Morsa
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1609 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: April 5, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from PTO BPAI Appeal No. _______ (Pat. App. No. 09/832,440)
Summary: AFFIRMED-in-part (most claims obvious), VACATED-in-part (Morsa rebutted presumption prior art was enabled, PTO did not reply), REMANDED (for PTO to reply)
Judge(s): O'MALLEY (Author), RADER, LOURIE
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Chrimar Systems, Inc. v. Foundry Networks, Inc.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1641 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: April 4, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from E.D.Mich. 06-cv-13936 (Cohn, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)
Judge(s): PER CURIAM (Newman, Dyk, Prost)
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Saffran v. Johnson & Johnson
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1043 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: April 4, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from E.D.Tx. 07-cv-0451 (Ward, J.)
Summary: REVERSED (erroneous clm. constr., including §112¶6, 'Cordis is entitled to a judgment of noninfringement as a matter of law')
Judge(s): LOURIE (author), MOORE (concurring-in-part), O'MALLEY (concurring-in-part)
Lower decision citation: Saffran v. Johnson & Johnson | ECF No. 326 (2011-03-31)