Ex parte YOKOMIZO et al. - Page 1




                                    THIS OPINION WAS NOT WRITTEN FOR PUBLICATION                                                                        
                    The opinion in support of the decision being entered today (1) was not written                                                      
                    for publication in a law journal and (2) is not binding precedent of the Board.                                                     
                                                                                                                    Paper No. 47                        
                                         UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                                                      
                                                                   ____________                                                                         
                                               BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                                       
                                                              AND INTERFERENCES                                                                         
                                                                   ____________                                                                         
                     Ex parte OSAMU YOKOMIZO, YUICHIRO YOSHIMOTO, YOSHIYUKI KATAOKA,                                                                    
                        SHINICHI KASHIWAI, YASUHIRO MASUHARA, AKIO TOMIYAMA, AKIHITO                                                                    
                            ORII, KOTARO INOUE, TAKAAKI MOCHIDA, and TATSUO HAYASHI                                                                     
                                                                   ____________                                                                         
                                                           Appeal No. 1996-3167                                                                         
                                                      Application No. 07/974,8341                                                                       
                                                                   ____________                                                                         
                                                        HEARD:  January 13, 2000                                                                        
                                                                   ____________                                                                         
                 Before FRANKFORT, McQUADE, and NASE, Administrative Patent                                                                             
                 Judges.                                                                                                                                
                 NASE, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                                                     


                                                             DECISION ON APPEAL                                                                         
                          This is a decision on appeal from the examiner's final                                                                        
                 rejection of claims 4, 6, 7, 13, 14, 26, 28 to 31, 34, 35 and                                                                          
                 41 to 52.  Claims 3, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15 to 22, 32, 33 and 36 to                                                                           
                 38 have been withdrawn from consideration under 37 CFR                                                                                



                          1Application for patent filed November 16, 1992 (Attorney                                                                     
                 Docket No. 501.25507CC2).                                                                                                              





Page:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  Next 

Last modified: November 3, 2007