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The opinion in support of the decision being entered today was not written
for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.
Paper No. 20
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte JOHN COLLIS
and VOLKER-OLIVER HUPPERICH
Appeal No. 2005-1125
Application No. 10/144,328
Before FRANKFORT, MCQUADE, and BAHR, Administrative Patent Judges.
MCQUADE, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
John Collis et al. appeal from the final rejection of claims
1 through 13, all of the claims pending in the application.1
The invention relates to a piston-cylinder assembly for use
in a variety of applications including as a vibration absorber,
pneumatic spring or hydraulic actuator. Representative claim 1
reads as follows:
1. A piston-cylinder assembly comprising:
a container tube,
a piston rod guided axially in said container tube,
1 Claim 1 has been amended subsequent to final rejection.
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