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                            The opinion in support of the decision being entered today was not written                                                              
                                         for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.                                                                 
                                                                                                                   Paper No. 21                                     
                                         UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                                                                                  
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                                                BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                                                                                  
                                                                AND INTERFERENCES                                                                                   
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                                        Ex parte LEON W. TERSTAPPEN and CHIA-HUEI CHEN                                                                              
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                                                                 Appeal No. 1997-2391                                                                               
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                                                                Application 08/239,265                                                                              
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                                                                          ON BRIEF                                                                                  
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                   Before ROBINSON, SPIEGEL and SCHEINER, Administrative Patent Judges.                                                                             
                   SCHEINER, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                                                           

                                                                DECISION ON APPEAL                                                                                  
                            This is an appeal under 35 U.S.C.  134 from the final rejection of claims            1                                                 
                   through 13, 15 and 16, all the claims remaining in the application.                                                                              


                            Claims 1, 5, 6 and 8 are representative of the subject matter on appeal and read as                                                     
                   follows:                                                                                                                                         

                            1Application for patent filed May 6, 1994.  According to appellants, this application                                                   
                   is a continuation of Application 07/823,911, filed January 22, 1992,         now abandoned.                                                      
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