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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publication in a law journal and (2) is not binding precedent of the Board.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. 39
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte PETER M. BAUMGART, WING P. LEUNG,
HUNG V. NGUYEN, THAO A. NGUYEN, and
ANDREW C. TAM
Appeal No. 1998-2496
Application No. 08/714,831
Before KRASS, LALL, and DIXON, Administrative Patent Judges.
DIXON, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is a decision on appeal from the examiner's final rejection of claims 15-43,
which are all of the claims pending in this application.
The appellants’ invention relates to a textured data storage disk having a brittle
nonmetallic substrate. An understanding of the invention can be derived from a reading of
exemplary claim 15, which is reproduced below.
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