Ex parte MOONEY et al. - Page 8

          Appeal No. 95-0057                                                          
          Application 07/775,114                                                      

          processing circuitry and memory right on the card for reading               
          data from the memory, processing the data by circuitry on the               
          card, and writing information back into the memory.  Thus, one of           
          the main advantages of an integrated circuit card is that it can            
          both retrieve and store data.  The Fuwa translation also                    
          indicates that seven categories of data are “input in the IC                
          card.”  We interpret this phrase to mean that each of the seven             
          categories of data exists on the card at some point.  Since some            
          of these categories of data cannot be predetermined in advance,             
          such as date and time of start and end of connection, these                 
          categories of data must be placed on the card after calls have              
          been made which means that the integrated circuit card of Fuwa is           
          written onto.  We also find Fuwa’s concern with the amount of               
          data which can be                                                           

          stored on the card to be indicative that Fuwa writes data onto              
          the card.  If Fuwa were only an identification card as suggested            
          by appellants, there would be no reason to worry about the amount           
          of characters which could be stored on the card because such                
          information would not exceed the information of conventional                
          credit cards.  Fuwa’s concern about the storage capacity of the             
          card can only be the result of a desire to continually add                  


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