Ex parte CHIENG et al. - Page 1




                                  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                was not written for publication in a law journal and (2) is not                                                               
                binding precedent of the Board.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. 17                                       
                                    UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                                                 
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                                          BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                                  
                                                        AND INTERFERENCES                                                                     
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                                   Ex parte PAUL C. CHIENG, DEBORAH J. BRAME                                                                  
                                                   and ALEXANDER H. T. CHU                                                                    
                                                              __________                                                                      
                                                        Appeal No. 94-2414                                                                    
                                                   Application 07/911,5041                                                                    
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                                                     HEARD:  June 11, 1997                                                                    
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                Before JOHN D. SMITH, PAK and THIERSTEIN, Administrative Patent                                                               
                Judges.                                                                                                                       
                JOHN D. SMITH, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                                   

                                                        DECISION ON APPEAL                                                                    
                         This is an appeal pursuant to 35 U.S.C.  134 from the final                                                         
                rejection of claims 32 and 34-46.  Claims 31 and 33 stand                                                                     
                withdrawn from further reconsideration as directed to a non-                                                                  
                elected invention.                                                                                                            


                         1Application for patent filed July 10, 1992.  According to                                                           
                appellants, this application is a division of Application                                                                     
                07/342,547 filed April 24, 1989, now U.S. Patent No. 5,158,758                                                                
                issued October 27, 1992.                                                                                                      
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