Ex parte DUKE-MORAN et al. - Page 11




          Appeal No. 97-0628                                                          
          Application 07/992,428                                                      

               As for dependent claims 8, 14 and 15, they stand rejected              
          over the same collection of references plus either Miyamoto or              
          Hung.  Miyamoto and Hung are relied on for the additional                   
          features recited in the dependent claims and do not make up for             
          the deficiencies of the other references with respect to the                
          independent claims.                                                         
               Accordingly, the rejection of claims 6-10, 12-20, and 30               
          cannot be sustained.                                                        
                                     Conclusion                                       
               The rejection of claims 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16-20 and 30              
          under 35 U.S.C.  103 as being unpatentable over Reed in view of            
          either Chang or Morita, and Biles and Kucera is reversed.                   


















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