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The opinion in support of the decision being entered today was not written
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Paper No. 25
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte RONALD R. FOSTER and RAYMOND WU
Appeal No. 2004-0547
Application No. 09/536,894
Before FLEMING, LEVY, and NAPPI, Administrative Patent Judges.
NAPPI, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is a decision on the appeal under 35 U.S.C. § 134 from the examiner’s
rejection of claims 1 through 9, 13 and 14.
The invention relates to a remote video telephone system that makes use of a
base video unit and remote video units. A user of the system can communicate with the
base video unit through a standard telephone connection (see page 4 of appellants’
specification). The base unit also communicates with the remote video units (see page
5 of appellants’ specification). Through the base unit a user can select which of the
remote video units to communicate with (see page 7 of appellants’ specification).
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