Ex Parte Schopf - Page 1
The opinion in support of the decision being entered today was not written
for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte REINHOLD SCHOPF
Appeal No. 2005-0180
Application No. 09/928,070
Before FRANKFORT, NASE, and BAHR, Administrative Patent Judges.
FRANKFORT, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is a decision on appeal from the examiner's non-final rejection (in the Office
action mailed May 15, 2003) of claims 8 through 10 and 13 through 15. Claims 11, 12,
16 and 17, the only other claims remaining in the application, have been withdrawn from
further consideration. Claims 1 through 7 have been cancelled.
As noted on page 1 of the specification, appellant’s invention relates to a stylus
and, in particular, to a stylus for use in a coordinate-measuring machine wherein the
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