Ex parte MUZSLAY - Page 10




          Appeal No. 1998-3027                                                        
          Application No. 08/546,179                                                  


          fingers.”  Takenouchi adds nothing with regard to the                       
          deficiencies of the references discussed supra relative to                  
          this limitation.                                                            


               We have sustained the rejection of claim 16 under 35                   
          U.S.C.                                                                      
           103 but we have not sustained the rejections of claims 1, 5,              
          9, 11, 12 and 17 under 35 U.S.C.  103.                                     
               Accordingly, the examiner’s decision is affirmed-in-part.              
               No period for taking any subsequent action in connection               
          with this appeal may be extended under 37 CFR  1.136(a).                   
                                   AFFIRMED-IN-PART                                   




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