Ex parte HOFFMANN - Page 1

                    THIS OPINION WAS NOT WRITTEN FOR PUBLICATION                      

               The opinion in support of the decision being entered today (1) was     
               not written for publication in a law journal and (2) is not binding    
               precedent of the Board.                                                
                                                                Paper No. 31          
                      UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE                       
                          BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS                          
                                  AND INTERFERENCES                                   
                            Ex parte JOHN A. HOFFMANN III                             
                                 Appeal No. 1999-0256                                 
                              Application No. 08/828,616                              
                                 HEARD: March 8, 2000                                 
          Before ABRAMS, STAAB, and GONZALES, Administrative Patent                   
          ABRAMS, Administrative Patent Judge.                                        

                                  DECISION ON APPEAL                                  
               This is an appeal from the decision of the examiner                    
          finally rejecting claims 1, 4-13 and 16, which at that point                
          constituted all of the claims remaining of record in the                    
          application.   Subsequently, in the Answer, the examiner                    
          indicated that claims                                                       

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