Motorola Mobility, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation

Filing 125

NOTICE by Microsoft Corporation re #124 Defendant's MOTION Claim Construction of Filing Exhibits (Attachments: #1 Appendix (Index to Exhibits), #2 Exhibit 101, #3 Exhibit 102, #4 Exhibit 201, #5 Exhibit 301, #6 Exhibit 302, #7 Exhibit 304, #8 Exhibit 305, #9 Exhibit 501, #10 Exhibit 502, #11 Exhibit 504, #12 Exhibit 601, #13 Exhibit 801 (Part 1), #14 Exhibit 801 (Part 2), #15 Exhibit 901, #16 Exhibit 902, #17 Exhibit 903, #18 Exhibit 904, #19 Exhibit 905, #20 Exhibit 1101, #21 Exhibit 1102, #22 Exhibit 1105, #23 Exhibit 1110, #24 Exhibit 1114, #25 Exhibit 1115, #26 Exhibit 1116, #27 Exhibit 1201, #28 Exhibit 1301, #29 Exhibit 1302, #30 Exhibit 1303, #31 Exhibit 1304, #32 Exhibit 1305, #33 Exhibit 1401, #34 Exhibit 1402, #35 Exhibit 1403, #36 Exhibit 1404, #37 Exhibit 1405, #38 Exhibit 1406, #39 Exhibit 1407, #40 Exhibit 1408, #41 Exhibit 1409)(Miner, Curtis)

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interfaces and as Patent provides the meaning of mailbox to Holder respectfully is for entry Patent provided that of the `899 to refute same interpretation declarations of the previous response familiar to the Office The necessary showing hereafter pursuant to 37 this interpretation the submitted of the declarations requests that the Examiner enter Holder respectfully submits part by the inconsistent Holder Friend in the context time of the invention widely used in the art at the Friend on the record and consider the reasons Mr that CFR § the declaration evidence was of mailbox by the Office and the need with factual evidence to these declaration The entry of this evidentiary 10 Mr sufficient 1116e advance on claim meaning are coextensive As such of good and in necessitated for prosecution in the Patent is Patent A It Exhibit noted scope to the discussion and present issues already of record testimony will serve to advance the Control Reply No to 90009286 of prosecution 26 Action of September Office this 2009 reexamination and present the outstanding issues in the best form for any appeal subsequent Accordingly Holder respectfully submits Patent that the declaration of Mr Friend be entered and considered A The Host Server Mailbox location of a server As host server the 240 `899 Patent of the `899 Patent the context with a particular email address memory associated of Mr Friend the `899 Patent noted in the declaration method of exchanging in data between includes mailboxes reproduced below a mobile client 246 See to eg is 2 directed and a host server eg to post office3 house email data of users shown `899 Patent Figure a system and in Figure 2 of 2 SESSION MANAGER POST OFFICE HOST SERVER MAILBOXES CSO MANAGER SESMIOff MANAGER 255 HOSTS CONTROLLER BILLING ACTIVE MANAGER INACTIVE CLIENT CLIENT PROFILE CLIENT MAIL SAS INDEX PROFILE DB DS CLIENT DB GROUP MEMORY See eg `899 Patent Figures 12 col 1 11 227 5867 `228 PROFILE DB and col 11 3 11 315 A No to Reply 90009286 26 Office Action of September 2009 The architecture of the `899 Patent provides server 240 having from the communication a mailbox 246 The procedure chart of Figure See for eg col the host server of the `899 Patent 3 211 device `899 Patent accessing for The system supports multiple users each 6 317 11 eg below reproduced the remote access of the mailboxes of post office eg See is Control shown `899 Patent in the flow Figure 3 MECLIENT INSTANTIATION 301 HOSTSERVERIEG VSM POST OFFICE TIMERFRECEIVE REGISTRATION 302 INSTANTIATION 306 307 SEND REGISTRATION RECE VE REGFULLY QUALIFIED START VIRTUAL SESSION AC EsrABUSHEDr+SESSKaN ESTABLISHEDRECEIVE MAIL RECEIVE MAIL TO CLIENT ACKNOWLEDGE FORWARD 322 UPDATE POST OFFICE BOXEG MARKREAD 326 332 OTHER DATA EXCHANG OTHER DATA EXCHANG 330 OTHER DATA EXCHANG 333 UPDATE TIMER UPDATE TIMER 334 335 YES YES 336 ORE DATA MORE DATA FIG3 NO NO 337 336 TIME OUT TIME NO OUT 341 YES 340 REMOVE YES REMOVE QUALIFICATION Figure 3 of the `899 Patent instantiation by mobile client Figure 3 step to way of illustrates a communication a mailbox of the post office 321 324 and col 7 11 QUALIFICATION LOGOFF LOGOFF CLIENT a post office server New associated 142 1 At 12 access via a user agent email is 339 obtained by connecting with the user the time of the See eg the `899 Patent `899 Patent filing and for at No See Exhibit RFC 918 RFC 1460 3 A1 steps 305 mailbox in Internet eg and 326 A2 authorization Exhibits A1 A4 involves of In through of A4 the this the its Version 1460 and and update with the to draft RFC 1225 eg See eg `899 Patent of the well established meaning of well in the art known in the `899 Patent consistent with The definition of email and the use RFC the art at least since Simple Mail Transfer Protocol from August SMTP its with the destination server using the protocol the target mailbox mail reaches mailbox 3 procedures 1982 821 there process for sending an email from one user to another users mailbox would add the email with Post Office of the `899 Patent term as used would receive the email and upon verifying destination RFC are evidence addressing the email appropriately When Office Protocol described throughout with email RFC 821 then communicating states A4 and update state and See state the art at the time of the invention of mailboxes in combination description of the Post Office Protocol Friends understanding Exhibit and IETF 12 Furthermore the term email Mr A2 Exhibits Post Task Force Engineering of the `899 Patent describes generic authorization consistent with the Exhibits A1 with a user of access email associated to client email from remote clients as early as post office accessing See Also 1225 pages Figure for mechanism by which a community was moving toward the telecommunication Indeed a protocol 1984 Protocol mailbox remotely access a post office standardizing was a known mail handling prior post office the client device October 2009 In the inserts host mail conventions 13 RFC 821 the target mailbox address that ultimate destination the receiverSMTP in users mailbox address RCPT section of 411 the forwardpath into the destination in The SMTP is could 26 and server was appropriate RFC 821 contains only a mailbox in a This it a decade device Action of September it least 90009286 Office is Reply to is Control accordance No 90009286 Office Action of September to art 1995 when In Accordingly 26 the 2009 `899 Patent would understand the claim term mailbox ie context as described in the `899 Patent was filed a person of ordinary and prosecution specification broadest reasonable sense to define a location of a server particular email address known 3 in the art and as consistently Morgan Describes As noted above correspond to embracing memory the Office 203 has interpreted of Morgan is in fact All of the rejections the Patent of record rely upon the above claims 14 15 and in the office the with a upon an email with the address in a Memory claimed mailbox to of a host server mailbox as broad inconsistent known term of mailbox As such Patent Holder respectfully requests of dependency Holders unreasonably of the `899 Patent a very well Documents the interpretation space of a workstation term mailbox as used in the context and the term mailbox Yet in of the `899 Patent4 described specification Annotated Groupware Storing memory general associated remotely from a mobile client by a user associated is as memory history email arriving at the server based way new is could be accessed address In this skill the context of the email exchangepost in This is Control Reply because the with such an interpretation art5 noted improper interpretation of that the rejection of claim 1 and by virtue 18 be withdrawn6 CONCLUSION If to this place Patent address the Examiner believes and additional in Patent condition for a Notice formal matters need to be addressed of Intent to issue a Reexamination Holder respectfully requests the Examiner contact the undersigned such matters consistent with the special dispatch accorded this in order Certificate by telephone to matter within the Office 4 5 6 See eg `899 Patent See Exhibits A and Figures 3 steps A1 through 321 324 col 11 1945 view of the 12 and col 1 11 3667 A4 The merits of claims 14 15 and 18 are not discussed in 14 distinctions presented for base claim 1

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