Ex parte SAVAGE et al. - Page 6

          Appeal No. 1997-3089                                       Page 6           
          Application No. 08/577,839                                                  

          as appellants assert, even if a magnetic field passed through               
          ring 21, there is no evidence that rotation of the ring would               
          induce a current in the ring.  Clearly, King does not provide               
          such evidence and the examiner has provided no evidence of                  
          such, especially important in the face of appellants’                       
          reasonable argument that such current is not induced in the                 
               More importantly, even if the King and Allegre teachings               
          were to be combined with Persson, we are at a loss as to how,               
          exactly, such a combination would be made.  There is no                     
          indication of how the squirrel cage structures of King and                  
          Allegre would be incorporated into Persson.  If, as the                     
          examiner appears to indicate, only the end rings of these                   
          structures would be incorporated, the question again is raised              
          as to why the artisan would have dissected the squirrel cage                
          structures of King and Allegre and used only the end rings                  
          therefrom.  Further, why would the artisan have been led to                 
          modify Persson so as to include the rings and how would such                
          rings be installed in Persson?  The examiner’s rejection                    
          appears to rely on picking one type of motor from one                       
          reference, a conductive ring from another reference and a                   

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