Ex parte STURM et al. - Page 2




          Appeal No. 97-3187                                                          
          Application No. 07/999,422                                                  


          which are all of the claims pending in this application.                    
          However, the appellants on page 4 of their brief (Paper No.                 
          25, filed November 8, 1996) have withdrawn the appeal on                    
          claims 3 and 4.  Accordingly, the appeal as to claims 3 and 4               
          is dismissed, leaving only claims 1, 2, 5 and 6 for our                     
          consideration.                                                              


               We REVERSE and enter a new ground of rejection pursuant                
          to                                                                          
          37 CFR  1.196(b).                                                          


                                     BACKGROUND                                       
               The appellant's invention relates to a decorative ribbon               
          and a method of securing a wire filament along an edge of a                 
          fabric ribbon.  Copies of claims 1, 2, 5 and 6 are attached to              
          this decision.                                                              


          Application No. 07/321,720                                                  
               Application No. 07/321,720 was filed by the appellants on              
          March 10, 1989 with claims 1 through 13.  Claims 1 through 6                
          were directed to a decorative edge-reinforced ribbon.  Claims               
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