Ex parte THOMPSON 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           for publication in a law journal and (2) is not binding precedent of the Board.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. 14         
                      UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                       
                         BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                           
                                  AND INTERFERENCES                                   
                   Ex parte MICHAEL J. THOMPSON and STANKO JELAVIC                    
                                Appeal No. 1998-0101                                  
                             Application No. 08/253,996                               
                                      ON BRIEF                                        
          Before KRASS, HECKER and GROSS, Administrative Patent Judges.               
          HECKER, Administrative Patent Judge.                                        

                                 DECISION ON APPEAL                                   
               This is a decision on appeal from the final rejection of               
          claims 1 through 7, 9 and 10, all claims pending in this                    
               The invention relates to a wireless communication system.              
          When operating over a wide geographical area, a wireless                    
          communications system is often organized into geographically                
          based subregions.  Each subregion is served by a communication              

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