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Decision of the PTO and the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (Board) rejecting claims in petitioner's application to reissue a patent, involving a device for maintaining hot food, is reversed and remanded where: 1) anticipation cannot be found, as a matter of law, if any claimed element or limitation is not present in the reference; 2) Board was incorrect in holding that a claim was indefinite and a written description requirement was not met as such conclusion was unsupported by substantial evidence.
Appeal from: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
Decided September 3, 2009
For Appellant: Baker & Hostetler LLPFor Appellees: William LaMarca, Associate Solicitor, Office of the Solicitor, United States Patent and Trademark Office.