HP loses in Ex parte Menninger
On obviousness from Ex parte MENNINGER
See also In re Sneed, 710 F.2d 1544, 1550, (Fed. Cir. 1983) ("[I]t is not necessary that the inventions of the references be physically combinable to render obvious the invention under review."); and In re Nievelt, 482 F.2d 965, (CCPA 1973) ("Combining the teachings of references does not involve an ability to combine their specific structures.").
Rejection against Hewlett-Packard represented by Foley & Lardner affirmed.