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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written for publication in a law journal and (2) is not binding precedent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. 22
Filed by: Trial Section Merits Panel
Washington, D.C. 20231
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
JAMES EDWARDS AND JOHN E. DRIES
(Patent No. 5,762,080)1
EDWARD L. THIES, ROGER J. BERTSCH
and WILBUR W. JARVIS
Patent Interference No. 104,439
Before: McKELVEY, Senior Administrative Patent Judge, and
SCHAFER and LEE, Administrative Patent Judges.
1Filed January 24, 1997, as application 08/792,964.
The real party in interest is White Consolidated Industries,
2Filed March 19, 1999. Accorded the benefit of
application 08/927,706, filed September 10, 1997, now Patent
No. 5,909,743, issued June 8, 1999, and provisional
application 60/031,182, filed November 19, 1996. The real
party in interest is Whirlpool Corporation.
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