Ex parte CLEMENTS - Page 7

          Appeal No. 2000-0788                                       Page 7           
          Application No. 09/017,618                                                  

          expressly stated in the references.  See WMS Gaming, Inc. v.                
          International Game Tech., 184 F.3d 1339, 1355, 51 USPQ2d 1385,              
          1397 (Fed. Cir. 1999).  The test for an implicit showing is                 
          what the combined teachings, knowledge of one of ordinary                   
          skill in the art, and the nature of the problem to be solved                
          as a whole would have suggested to those of ordinary skill in               
          the art.  See In re Keller, 642 F.2d 413, 425, 208 USPQ 871,                
          881 (CCPA 1981) (and cases cited therein).                                  

               The appellant argues (brief, pp. 4-6) that the applied                 
          prior art does not suggest the claimed subject matter.  We                  

               All the claims under appeal require the book pages of the              
          storytelling flip-over book to be created by inserting                      
          original insertion pages and corresponding insertion pages                  
          into page holders such that the original insertion pages and                
          the corresponding insertion pages are arranged in diametric                 
          contraposition and the page holders are bound together into an              
          easel-like arrangement.  However, these limitations are not                 
          suggested by the applied prior art.  In that regard, while                  

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