United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 29 July 2003
dverse 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. 5,766,520, Victor Bronshtein, PRESERVATION BY FOAM FORMATION, Interference No. 104,727, final judgment adverse to the patentees rendered March 3, 2003, as to claims 1-14. Patent No. 6,269,576, Charles David Williams, DISABLEMENT MECHANISM FOR A FIREARM, Interference No. 105,018, final judgment adverse to the patentees rendered May 20, 2003, as to claims 1-7, 18, 19. Patent No. 6,352,379, Kazuo Sanada, DEVELOPING DEVICE AND PHOTOSENSITIVE MATERIAL PROCESSING METHOD, Interference No. 105,029, final judgment adverse to the patentees rendered June 19, 2003, as to claims 1-31. Patent No. 5,796,858, Gan Zhou, Yong Qiao, Fai Mok, FINGERPRINT SENSING SYSTEM USING A SHEET PRISM, Interference No. 104,649, final judgment adverse to the patentees rendered May 14, 2002, as to claims 1-10 and 18-27.