Ex parte KASAT 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                     a law journal and (2) is not binding precedent of the Board.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. 22                        
                                UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                                 
                                     BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                   
                                                 AND INTERFERENCES                                                        
                        Ex parte RADHAKPISHNA B. KASAT and BHALCHANDRA D. MOGHE                                           
                                                  Appeal No. 1996-4133                                                    
                                               Application No. 08/264,073                                                 
                                               HEARD: February 23, 2000                                                   

              Before WILLIAM F. SMITH, ROBINSON, and SPIEGEL, Administrative Patent Judges.                               
              ROBINSON, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                      

                                                 DECISION ON APPEAL                                                       

                     This is a decision on appeal from the examiner's final rejection of claims 1 - 15 and                
              17 - 27, which are all of the claims pending in this case.  Independent claim 1 is illustrative             
              of the subject matter on appeal and reads as follows:                                                       
                     1.  A gel stick composition comprising at least one alcohol selected from the group                  
              consisting of monohydric alcohols and polyhydric alcohols; water; and a soap gelling                        
              agent, the at least one alcohol being a solvent for the soap gelling agent, the composition                 
              including a sufficient amount of the soap gelling agent to form a solid stick composition,                  
              the soap gelling agent including alkali metal salts of fatty acids having carbon chain length               
              within the range of C -C , wherein at least 65% by weight, of the total weight of the soap                  
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