Ex parte LAURASH et al. - Page 2




          Appeal No. 1999-2063                                                        
          Application No. 08/744,432                                                  


          currently pending.  We reverse and enter a new ground of                    
          rejection pursuant to 37 CFR  1.196(b).                                    


               Appellants' invention pertains to “a multipurpose label                
          or business form, and more particularly to a tuck label                     
          adapted to be adhered to a substrate such as an envelope or                 
          package” (specification, page 1, lines 5-8).  Newly presented               
          independent claim 21 is representative of the appealed subject              
          matter and reads as follows:1                                               
          21. A multipurpose tuck label/form in combination with an                   
          article comprising:                                                         
               an article, and                                                        
               a tuck label/form secured to a surface of said article,                
          said tuck label/form comprising a label ply having a top edge               
          and a bottom edge and first and second sides, said label ply                
          including a first panel, a second panel, and a pair of side                 
          panels, said first and second panels being connected along a                
          transverse perforated fold line, along which fold line said                 
          second side of said first panel is folded to be in contact                  
          with said second side of said second panel, said second panel               
          extending from a top edge of said second panel at said                      
          transverse perforated fold line to a bottom edge of said                    
          second panel at said bottom edge of said label ply and being                
          connected to respective side panels along generally vertical                
          lines of perforation extending substantially from said                      

               1In accordance with 37 CFR 1.121(b)(2)(i)(C), claim 21 is              
          presented in underlined form to indicate that it is a claim                 
          not found in the patent.                                                    
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