Ex Parte TROVATO et al - 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            written for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.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. 30              

                      UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                       
                         BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                           
                                  AND INTERFERENCES                                   
                             Ex parte KAREN I. TROVATO                                
                                   LEENDERT DORST                                     
                                Appeal No. 1998-1734                                  
                             Application No. 07/508,024                               
                                      ON BRIEF                                        

          Before KRASS, HECKER, and BARRY, Administrative Patent Judges.              
          KRASS, Administrative Patent Judge.                                         

                                 DECISION ON APPEAL                                   
               This is a decision on appeal from the final rejection of               
          claims 1, 30 and 41-53, all of the claims pending in the                    
               The invention is directed to a method and apparatus for                
          planning a path with regard to moving objects.  The invention is            
          embodied in software for creating, in a computer memory, an                 
          internal representation of the path and then sending signals to             
          the object relative to updated configurations of the path so that           

Page:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  Next 

Last modified: November 3, 2007