Ex Parte Westlund et al - Page 12

                Appeal  2007-0811                                                                              
                Application 10/128,997                                                                         

                                               CONCLUSION                                                      
                      The Examiner has not established the prima facie obviousness of                          
                claims 21 and 30-33 which call for a guidewire insertion.  The case is                         
                remanded to the Examiner for further consideration of this issue.                              
                      The decision of the examiner rejecting claims 1-19 and 22-29 is                          
                affirmed.                                                                                      
                      No time period for taking any subsequent action in connection with                       
                this appeal may be extended under 37 C.F.R.  1.136(a) (1) (iv).                               
                                   AFFIRMED-IN-PART; REMANDED                                                  








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                SCHWEGMAN, LUNDBERG,                                                                           
                WOESSNER & KLUTH, P.A.                                                                         
                P.O. BOX 2938                                                                                  
                MINNEAPOLIS MN 55402                                                                           








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