Ex Parte OLEFSON - Page 1
The opinion in support of the decision being entered today was not written
for publication and is not binding precedent on the Board.
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte Shari P. Olefson
Appeal No. 2004-1929
Application No. 08/664,164
Before PATE, MCQUADE, and BAHR, Administrative Patent Judges.
PATE, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is an appeal from the final rejection of claims 1, 3-13, 15-17, 19-28, and 30-
37. These are the only claims in the application. Claims 2, 14, 18, and 29 were
cancelled in Paper No. 9.
The claimed invention is directed to a method for viewing real estate properties.
The method allows the user to select real estate properties based upon entered criteria.
With a terminal, the user can view rotational panoramic images of the properties and
display additional panoramic visual images in response to a change perspective
command. Thus, the user can go on a “tour” of real estate property without physically
visiting the property. The method includes displaying a floor plan of the selected home
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