Ex parte DEWEY - Page 4




          Appeal No. 1998-0488                                                        
          Application No. 08/496,234                                                  


               The examiner relies on the following references:                       
          Brovman                       4,534,288           Aug. 13,                  
          1985                                                                        
          Kishner et al. (Kishner)      4,546,700           Oct. 15,                  
          1985                                                                        
          Brunner                       4,852,485           Aug.  1,                  
          1989                                                                        
          Harrington                    5,331,438           Jul. 19,                  
          1994                                                                        
          (filed Nov. 30,                                                             
          1992)                                                                       
          Claims 1-20 stand rejected under 35 U.S.C.  112,                           
          first paragraph, as being based on an inadequate disclosure.                
          Claims 1-20 also stand rejected under 35 U.S.C.  103.  As                  
          evidence of obviousness the examiner offers Brunner in view of              
          Harrington and further in view of Brovman and Kishner.                      
          Rather than repeat the arguments of appellant or the                        
          examiner, we make reference to the briefs and the answer for                
          the respective details thereof.                                             
          OPINION                                                                     
          We have carefully considered the subject matter on                          
          appeal, the rejections advanced by the examiner, the arguments              
          in support of the rejections and the evidence of obviousness                
          relied upon by the examiner as support for the obviousness                  
          rejection.  We have, likewise, reviewed and taken into                      

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