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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(2) is not binding precedent of the Board.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. 19
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte DONALD L. PLUMTON and TAE S. KIM
Appeal No. 1998-2962
Application No. 08/485,079
Before KRASS, BARRETT and GROSS, Administrative Patent Judges.
KRASS, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is a decision on appeal from the final rejection of claims 10-15 , all of the
The invention is directed to both a vertical FET and a heterojunction bipolar
transistor, each having, respectively, a drain or collector made of a III-V semiconductor
material with a surface having a crystal plane orientation of (100) within 0.5°.
1The appendix to the brief indicates a claim “1" on appeal but this clearly refers to claim “10.”
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