Ex parte BETTCHER et al. - Page 5

          Appeal No. 95-3940                                                          
          Application 08/206,022                                                      

                    Appellants argue that there is no motivation to                   
          replace the innermost wire wrap of Kolmes Figure 5 with a                   
          fiber wrap.         After reviewing the disclosure of Kolmes,               
          we agree with the appellants.  Although Kolmes does disclose                
          that the positions of the wire wrap 22 and fiber wrap 24 in                 
          figure 2 may be reversed, there is no suggestion in Kolmes                  
          that one of the wire wraps 22' in figure 5 be replaced with a               
          fiber wrap.  In addition, fiber wrap 24 is closely wrapped and              
          thus, if placed next to the core would not be "widely spaced"               
          as recited in claim 54 from which claims 55, 58, 60 and 61                  
          depend.  In view of the foregoing, we will not sustain the                  
          rejection of the examiner.                                                  

                    The decision of the examiner is reversed.                         


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