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THIS OPINION WAS NOT WRITTEN FOR PUBLICATION
The opinion in support of the decision being entered
today (1) was not written for publication in a law
journal and (2) is not binding precedent of the Board.
Paper No. 26
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte JAMES L. HEDRICK, DONALD C. HOFER,
JEFFREY W. LABADIE, ROBERT B. PRIME and THOMAS P. RUSSELL
Appeal No. 95-0318
Before KIMLIN, JOHN D. SMITH and WALTZ, Administrative Patent
KIMLIN, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is an appeal from the final rejection of claims 13-15,
17 and 23, all the claims remaining in the present application.
Claim 13 is illustrative:
13. A process for forming a foamed polymer having a pore size
less than about 1000D comprising the steps of:
a. forming a copolymer of a matrix polymer and a thermally
decomposable polymer which thermally decomposes at a
1Application for patent filed March 11, 1993. According
to appellants, this application is a continuation of Application
07/759,022, filed September 13, 1991, now abandoned.
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