2013-1623(Reexamination No. 95/001,169) __________________________________________________________________ UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT __________________________________
IN RE RAMBUS, INC.
_____________________________________________________________ Appeal from the United States Patent and Trademark Office,Patent Trial and Appeal Board. _____________________________________________________________
PTO’s MOTION FOR REMAND
Appellee, the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office(“PTO”) respectfully moves to remand this case to the PTO to permit further proceedings before the agency.This is an appeal of a February 13, 2013 Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) decision which affirmed various rejections of Rambus’s claims. In particular, the Board’s decision maintained the rejection of certain reexamined claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,591,353 as anticipated by Hayes and also rejected various sets of claims of the ’353 patent as obvious based on various combinationsof references including the Farmwald ’755 prior art reference. Subsequent to the Board’s decision in this case, this Court reversed theBoard’s anticipation rejection of reexamined claims in the related Rambus ’109
Case: 13-1623 Document: 20 Page: 1 Filed: 12/20/2013