Ex parte KETCHAM 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                                                      not binding precedent of the Board.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                                                           
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                                           BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                            
                                                        AND INTERFERENCES                                                                
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                                     Ex parte VICTOR J. KETCHAM, ENZO L. COLTRINARI                                                      
                                                        and WAYNE W. HAZEN                                                               
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                                                         Appeal No. 1997-0448                                                            
                                                      Application No. 08/327,980                                                         
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                                                      HEARD: December 8, 1999                                                            
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                Before GARRIS, OWENS, 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 finally rejecting claims 2                  

                through 7, 11 through 15, 17, 19 and 21 and refusing to allow claims 1, 10, 16, 18 and 20 as amended                     

                subsequent to the final rejection, which are all of the claims pending in this application.   Claims 1, 2, 181                          

                and 20 are illustrative:                                                                                                 

                        1The amendment filed August 9, 1995 (Paper No. 9), cancelling claims 8 and 9 and amending claims 1, 10, 16,      
                18 and 20, was entered by the examiner in the advisory action mailed August 22, 1995 (Paper No. 10).                     





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