Ex parte AYERS et al. - Page 9

          Appeal No. 1998-2606                                                        
          Application 08/446,415                                                      

          appeal are generally shown in Fales in Figures 1-3.  The                    
          rotatable disc 30 in Figures 2 and 3 of Fales is clearly shown              
          and described as a disc.  Although element 42 is disclosed as               
          a bracket or a substrate in Figure 3 of Fales, it would have                
          been obvious to have utilized the printed circuit board                     
          fabrication technique of Long onto which the electronic                     
          circuits of Figures 4-6 of Fales would have been embodied in                
          integrated circuit form.  In response to appellants' views                  
          expressed at pages 5-7 of the principal brief on appeal                     
          regarding the combinability of Long as a base reference being               
          modified by Fales as requiring a complete reconstruction of                 
          Long device, it appears that the more appropriate base                      
          reference to begin the analysis would have been Fales rather                
          than Long as just explained.                                                
               We agree with the examiner's view as to the subject                    
          matter of claim 2 that the single light source 38 of Figures 2              
          and 3 of Fales provides the claimed directional light source                
          because of the use of the shroud 40 to direct the light                     
          outwardly to the images provided in the various windows 34-37               
          of the disc 30 in Fales.                                                    
               We reverse the rejection of claim 3 and its dependent                  

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