United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 01 October 2002
Adverse Decisions in Interference In the designated interferences involving the following patents, final decisions have been rendered that the respective patentees are not entitled to patents containing the claims listed. Patent No. 5,882,498, Valery Dubin, Takeshi Nogami, METHOD FOR REDUCING OXIDATION OF ELECTROPLATING CHAMBER CONTACTS AND IMPROVING UNIFORM ELECTROPLATING OF A SUBSTRATE, Interference No. 104,642, final judgment adverse to the patentees rendered August 13, 2002, as to claims 1-3 and 6-10. Patent No. 5,327,515, Dana Z. Anderson, Turan Erdogan, Victor Mizrahi, METHOD FOR FORMING A BRAGG GRATING IN AN OPTICAL MEDIUM, Interference No. 104,331, final judgment adverse to the patentees rendered August 7, 2002 as to claims 1, 2 and 5-8.