EWEN V. DOLLE et al. - Page 2




          Interference 103,482                                                        
                                   FINAL DECISION                                     


                       Introduction and Summary of the Issues                         
               Dolle is Senior Party to this interference because Dolle               
          has been accorded benefit of the May 20, 1989, foreign filing               
          date of Federal Republic of Germany Application P 3916553.1                 
          for substitute Count 2, to which Claims 4-6, 8 and 12-37 of                 
          Dolle Application 08/147,006, filed November 1, 1993,                       
          correspond.                                                                 
          Ewen is Junior Party to this interference because Ewen has                  
          been denied benefit of a filing date earlier than the October               
          10, 1989, filing date of U.S. Application 07/419,221, now U.S.              
          Patent 5,036,034, patented July 30, 1991, for substitute Count              
          2, to which Claims 1-8 of U.S. Patent 5,036,034 and Claims 1-               
          28 of Reissue Application 08/489,800, filed June 12, 1995,                  
          correspond.                                                                 
               The following contentions are presented at final hearing:              
               A.   Ewen contends that Claims 4-6, 8, 12-37 of Dolle                  
          Application 08/147,006, filed November 1, 1993, are                         
          unpatentable under 35 U.S.C.  102 over, and/or under 35                    
          U.S.C.  103 in view of, Ewen et al., U.S. Patent 4,892,851,                
          issued January 9, 1990, or Ewen et al., “Syndiotactic                       

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