Friday, September 4, 2009

The 3-liner the USPTO doesn't want you to know about

On rehearing the Board stated that Buff’s wire 48 is a “transverse member” and not a "wire leg", and therefore that it [the member] need not have a displacing offset [as required by the claims]. Mr. Skvorecz states, and we agree, that Buff’s wire 48 is a "leg" of the Buff [prior art] structure. The Board’s contrary statement is unsupported by any evidence. In Re Skvorecz, (Fed. Cir. Sept 3, 2009)