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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                was not written for publication in a law journal and (2) is not                                                               
                binding precedent of the Board.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. 15                              
                                    UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                                                 
                                          BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                                  
                                                        AND INTERFERENCES                                                                     
                                             Ex parte CRAIG A. ANDERSON and                                                                   
                                                        JAMES T. GRIGSBY                                                                      
                                                        Appeal No. 96-2771                                                                    
                                                    Application 08/239,3341                                                                   
                                                                ON BRIEF                                                                      

                Before McCANDLISH, Senior Administrative Patent Judge, LYDDANE                                                                
                and CRAWFORD, Administrative Patent Judges.                                                                                   
                CRAWFORD, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                                        
                                                        DECISION ON APPEAL                                                                    
                        This is a decision on an appeal from the examiner’s refusal                                                          
                to allow of claim 13, which was amended subsequent to final                                                                   
                rejection (Paper No. 8).  Claims 1-12 have been canceled.                                                                     
                         Appellants claimed invention is directed to the                                                                      
                combination of a window having a nail fin secured to the frame of                                                             
                the window.  The nail fin includes a fold line which allows the                                                               

                         1Application for patent filed May 6, 1994.                                                                           

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