Ex parte MARK G. VOSS et al. - Page 7




                 Appeal No. 96-1677                                                                                                                    
                 Application 08/144,735                                                                                                                



                                                                    Summary                                                                            
                          The examiner’s “new matter” rejection of claims 9 through 14 under 35 U.S.C.                                                 
                  112, first paragraph, for lack of descriptive support is reversed.  To the extent that the                                          
                 examiner’s rejection can be construed as under 35 U.S.C.  112, first paragraph, lack                                                 
                 of enablement, the rejection is also reversed.  Consideration of appellants’ petition                                                 
                 under 37 CFR 1.48 (Paper No. 8) appears to be in order.                                                                              
                                                                   REVERSED                                                                            



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                                            James M. Meister                                     )                                                     
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                                            Charles E. Frankfort                                 )                                                     
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                                            William F. Pate, III                                 )                                                     
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