Ex parte VAN ROSSEN - Page 2




                 Appeal No. 1998-3001                                                                                                                   
                 Application No. 08/318,645                                                                                                             


                 6, and 8,  copies of which appear in the Appendix to the reply                                                                         
                 brief (Paper No. 23).                                                                                                                  


                          As evidence of obviousness, the examiner has applied the                                                                      
                 documents listed below:                                                                                                                
                 Fesco                               3,498,031                                             Mar.  3, 1970                                
                 Gin et al.                                   4,589,894                                             May  20,                            
                 1986                                                                                                                                   
                 (Gin)                                                                                                                                  
                 Bosses                              5,080,702                                             Jan. 14, 1992                                

                          The following rejections are before us for review.1                                                                           


                          Claims 1, 2, 4 through 6, 8, and 9 stand rejected under                                                                       
                 35 U.S.C.  103 as being unpatentable over Gin in view of                                                                              
                 Fesco.                                                                                                                                 


                          Claim 7 stands rejected under 35 U.S.C.  103 as being                                                                        
                 unpatentable over Gin in view of Fesco, as applied above,                                                                              
                 further in view of Bosses.                                                                                                             


                          1As indicated on page 2 of the answer (Paper No. 22), a                                                                       
                 final rejection of claim 8 under 35 U.S.C.  112, second                                                                               
                 paragraph, was withdrawn by the examiner in view of the entry                                                                          
                 of an amendment (Paper No. 21) after final rejection.                                                                                  
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