81 F.4th 1202 (2023)

VOLVO PENTA OF THE AMERICAS, LLC, Appellant v. BRUNSWICK CORPORATION, Appellee Katherine K. Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Intervenor.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

Decided: August 24, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John C. Alemanni , Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Raleigh, NC, argued for appellant. Also represented by N. Dean Powell , Winston-Salem, NC; Andrew N. Saul , Atlanta, GA.

William R. Peterson , Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Houston, TX, for appellee. Also represented by Julie S. Goldemberg , Philadelphia, PA; Jason C. White , Chicago, IL.

Kevin Richards , Office of the Solicitor, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA, argued for intervenor. Also represented by Peter J. Ayers , Thomas W. Krause , Farheena Yasmeen Rasheed , Peter John Sawert .

Before Moore, Chief Judge, Lourie and Cunningham, Circuit Judges.

Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC ("Volvo Penta") appeals from a final written decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("the Board") holding all claims, claims 1-18, of U.S. Patent 9,630,692 unpatentable as obvious. Brunswick Corp. v. Volvo Penta of the Ams., LLC...

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