Ex parte LAURASH et al. - Page 11

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

          a whole consistently indicates that the second embodiment                   
          includes an upper panel, a center panel having upper and lower              
          portions, and a lower panel.                                                
               Claims 21-26 are newly presented in this reissue                       
          application and are drawn to a multipurpose tuck label/form                 
          comprising a label ply having a top edge and a bottom edge,                 
          said label ply including a first panel and a second panel                   
          connected along a transverse perforated fold line, and a pair               
          of side panels.  The second panel is further defined in                     
          independent claim 21 as “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.”3  Thus, it is clear that claim 21, as well as                   
          similarly worded claims 22-26, preclude the existence of a                  
          third or lower panel adjacent the lower edge of the second                  

               3Independent claims 24, 25 and 26 contain similar                      
               4This, of course, is precisely what appellants intend.                 
          See paragraph 4 of the reissue declaration, wherein it is                   
          stated that the newly presented claims recite                               
               inter alia, a label ply or a label including two                       

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