Ex parte KOURTAKIS 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                                                     not binding precedent of the Board.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. 10               

                                    UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                                        
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                                          BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                         
                                                      AND INTERFERENCES                                                              
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                               Ex parte KONSTANTINOS KOURTAKIS, HORACIO E. BERGNA,                                                   
                                      GEORGE C. SONNICHSEN, DAVID R. CORBIN and                                                      
                                                         LOREN D. BRAKE                                                              
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                                                        Appeal No. 1996-3493                                                         
                                                     Application No. 08/451,697                                                      
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                                                              ON BRIEF                                                               
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               Before WINTERS, GARRIS, and SPIEGEL, Administrative Patent Judges.                                                    
               SPIEGEL, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                                 



                                                      DECISION ON APPEAL                                                             

                       This is a decision on appeal under 35 U.S.C.  134 from the examiner's final rejection of claims              

               1 through 6 and 17, which are all of the claims pending in this application.  Claim 1 is illustrative:                

                               1.  An attrition resistant catalyst composition comprising one or more acidic                         
                       zeolites selected from the group consisting of rho and chabazite;                                             








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