Ex parte EHRLICH - Page 10




                Appeal No. 96-3263                                                                                                            
                Application No. 08/363,594                                                                                                    


                         We have also reviewed the Watts reference additionally                                                               
                applied in the rejection of claim 5, and the Ehrlich reference                                                                
                applied with Watts in the rejection of claims 7  and 8 but find                6                                              
                nothing therein which makes up for the deficiencies of ANCRA and                                                              
                Berns discussed above.  Accordingly, we cannot sustain the                                                                    
                examiner's rejection of appealed claims 5, 7 and 8 under                                                                      
                35 U.S.C.  103.                                                                                                              


                                                              CONCLUSION                                                                      
                         To summarize, the decision of the examiner to reject claims                                                          
                1 through 8 under 35 U.S.C.  103 is reversed.                                                                                
















                         6Independent claim 7 also recites, inter alia, the coupling                                                          
                clip member and circular aperture as in claim 1.                                                                              
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