Ex parte MOTTI et al. - Page 2




          Appeal No. 1997-1479                                                        
          Application No. 08/418,579                                                  


          invention can be derived from a reading of exemplary claims 15              
          and 16, respective copies of which appear on pages 1 and 2 of               
          the brief (Paper No. 19).                                                   
               As evidence of obviousness, the examiner has applied the               
          documents listed below:                                                     
          Parker et al.            4,588,383                     May 13,              
          1986                                                                        
          (Parker)                                                                    
          Morgan et al.            4,610,254                     Sep. 9,              
          1986                                                                        
          (Morgan)                                                                    



               The following rejection is before us for review.                       


               Claims 2 through 7 and 9 through 16 stand rejected under               
          35 U.S.C.  103 as being unpatentable over Parker in view of                
          Morgan.                                                                     


               The examiner’s rejection, as it pertains in particular to              
          independent claims 15 and 16, and the response to the argument              
          presented by appellants appears in the answer (Paper No. 20),               
          while the complete statement of appellants’ argument can be                 
          found in the brief (Paper No. 19).                                          
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