US 6,208,636 C1 (10,227th)
Apparatus and method for processing signals selected from multiple data streams
Carmen Tawil, Austin, TX (US); and Saleem Tawil, Austin, TX (US)
Assigned to Northpoint Technology, Ltd., Austin, TX (US)
Reexamination Request No. 90/011,602, Mar. 25, 2011.
Reexamination Certificate for Patent 6,208,636, issued Mar. 27, 2001, Appl. No. 09/085,925, May 28, 1998.
Ex Parte Reexamination Certificate issued under 35 U.S.C. 307 on Jul. 22, 2014.
Int. Cl. H04B 7/185 (2006.01); H04H 40/90 (2008.01); H04N 5/44 (2011.01); H04N 7/20 (2006.01); H04N 7/24 (2011.01); H04B 7/26 (2006.01); H04B 1/16 (2006.01); H04B 1/18 (2006.01)
U.S. Cl. 370—351  [348/E7.093; 348/E5.108; 375/E7.002; 340/2.1; 340/2.2]
OG exemplary drawing
AS A RESULT OF REEXAMINATION, IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT:
Claims 2, 5, 9 and 12 are cancelled.
Claims 1, 3, 4, 6-8, 10, 11 and 13-19 were not reexamined.
2. The apparatus of claim 1 further comprising:
(a) a signal processor connected to receive data signals from the data stream junction; and
(b) wherein the controller controls the operation of the signal processor to produce the desired channel output from data signals received from the data stream junction.