Ex Parte Hull et al - 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written for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.
Paper No. 15
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte RICHARD BAXTER HULL, FRANCOIS LLIRBAT and ERIC SIMON
Appeal No. 2005-0742
Application No. 10/274,579
Before THOMAS, HAIRSTON and DIXON, Administrative Patent Judges.
THOMAS, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
Appellants have appealed to the Board from the final
rejection of claims 1 through 20.
Representative independent claim 1 is reproduced below:
1. In a computer system which implements an object-
focused workflow system and which evaluates at least one
attribute by evaluating a plurality of computation rules
corresponding to the at least one attribute to produce a
collection of values and assigning a final value to said
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