Ex Parte Chen - 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                                     for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.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                                                       
                                              AND INTERFERENCES                                                          
                                             Ex parte YUAN-TSONG CHEN                                                    
                                                 Appeal No. 2005-0410                                                    
                                               Application No. 09/902,461                                                
                                                 HEARD: May 19, 2005                                                     
              Before ELLIS, GRIMES, and GREEN, Administrative Patent Judges.                                             
              ELLIS, Administrative Patent Judge.                                                                        
                                                 DECISION ON APPEAL                                                      
                     This is an appeal pursuant to 35 U.S.C.  134 of claims 1-9 and 11-23, all the                      
              claims remaining in the application.  Claim 10 has been canceled.                                          
                     Claims 1, 19, 21 and 22 are representative of the subject matter on appeal and read                 
              as follows:                                                                                                
                     1.   A method of treating glycogen storage disease type II in a human individual                    
                     having glycogen storage disease type II, comprising administering to the individual                 
                     a therapeutically effective amount of human acid glucosidase periodically at an                     
                     administration interval, wherein the human acid "-glucosidase was produced in                       
                     chinese [sic, Chinese] hamster ovary cell cultures.                                                 
                     19.   The method of claim 1, wherein the human acid "-glucosidase is administered                   
                     in conjunction with an immunosuppressant.                                                           

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