Ex parte POTTER - Page 16




                Appeal No. 96-1881                                                                                                            
                Application No. 08/095,476                                                                                                    


                         The appellant has grouped claims 40 and 51 through 54 as                                                             
                standing or falling together.   Accordingly, claims 51 through 547                                                                            
                fall with claim 40.  Thus, it follows that the examiner's                                                                     
                rejection of claims 51 through 54 under 35 U.S.C.  103 is also                                                               
                sustained.                                                                                                                    


                                                              CONCLUSION                                                                      
                         To summarize, the decision of the examiner to reject claims                                                          
                37 through 40 and 45 through 54 under 35 U.S.C.  103 is                                                                      
                affirmed.                                                                                                                     



















                         7See page 9 of the appellant's brief.                                                                                
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