Ex Parte Mahendran et al - Page 1



                            The opinion in support of the decision being entered today was not written         
                                  for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board                    
                        UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                              
                                          ____________________                                                 
                              BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                               
                                          AND INTERFERENCES                                                    
                                          ____________________                                                 
                                Ex parte MAILVAGANAM MAHENDRAN,                                                
                         KENNETH PAUL GOODBOY and LUIGI FABBRICINO                                             
                                          ____________________                                                 
                                              Appeal 2007-0365                                                 
                                          Application 10/941,3511                                              
                                          Technology Center 1700                                               
                                          ____________________                                                 
                                            Oral Argument:  None                                               
                                            Decided:  8 May 2007                                               
                                          ____________________                                                 
                Before:  FRED E. McKELVEY, Senior Administrative Patent Judge, and                             
                CAROL A. SPIEGEL and MARK NAGUMO, Administrative Patent                                        
                Judges.                                                                                        
                McKELVEY, Senior Administrative Patent Judge.                                                  

                                         DECISION ON APPEAL                                                    

                                                                                                              
                1   Application for patent filed 14 September 2004.  The application                           
                on appeal (1) is said to be a continuation of application 10/037,432, filed                    
                04 January 2002 (now abandoned), which is turn (2a) is said to be a                            
                continuation-in-part of application 09/335,073, filed 17 June 1999 (now U.S.                   
                Patent 6,354,444) and (2b) a continuation-in-part of application 08/886,652,                   
                filed 01 July 1997 (now U.S. Patent 5,914,039).  See Specification, page 1,                    
                 0001.                                                                                        



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