Ex parte NILSSEN - Page 1

               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               written for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.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. 18         
                       UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                      
                          BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                          
                                   AND INTERFERENCES                                  
                                Ex parte OLE K. NILSSEN                               
                                 Appeal No. 1997-3924                                 
                              Application No. 08/571,634                              
                                       ON BRIEF                                       
          Before HAIRSTON, JERRY SMITH, and GROSS, Administrative Patent              
          GROSS, Administrative Patent Judge.                                         

                                  DECISION ON APPEAL                                  
               This is a decision on appeal from the examiner's final                 
          rejection of claims 17 through 33, which are all of the claims              
          pending in this application.                                                
               Appellant's invention relates to an inverter circuit for               
          powering and controlling gas discharge lamps.  Claim 17 is                  
          illustrative of the claimed invention, and it reads as                      
               17.  An arrangement comprising:                                        

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