Ex parte MURAOKA 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                   publication in a law journal and (2) is not binding precedent of the Board.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. 26                                     

                                         UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                                                                  
                                                BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                                                  
                                                                AND INTERFERENCES                                                                                   
                                                         Ex parte TAKATERU MURAOKA,                                                                                 
                                                                 TAKASHI KINOSHITA,                                                                                 
                                                                 HITOSHI AKEMI, and                                                                                 
                                                                    SABURO OTSUKA                                                                                   
                                                                 Appeal No. 1997-0427                                                                               
                                                                 Application 08/296,427                                                                             
                                                               HEARING REQUESTED1                                                                                   
                   Before WILLIAM F. SMITH, ELLIS, and ROBINSON, Administrative Patent Judges.                                                                      
                   WILLIAM F. SMITH, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                                                   

                            1This appeal was scheduled to be heard January 25, 2000.  Due to inclement                                                              
                   weather, the hearing was canceled.  In reviewing this case in preparation for the hearing it                                                     
                   became apparent to the merits panel for the reasons set forth herein that a hearing was not                                                      
                   needed in order to decide the appeal.                                                                                                            

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