Ex Parte Hirahara - 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                   for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.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 EDWIN HIRAHARA                               
                                 Appeal No. 2005-0558                                 
                              Application No. 10/280,994                              
                                       ON BRIEF                                       
          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 final                 
          rejection of claims 18 through 20.  Claims 1 through 17, 23, 25             
          and 26 stand allowed.  Claims 21 and 22 are objected to as being            
          dependent upon a rejected base claim, but have been indicated to            
          be allowable if rewritten in independent form.  Claim 24 has been           

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