Ex Parte Huang 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written for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte KUEI-WU HUANG, TSIU C. CHAN, and GREGORY C. SMITH
Appeal No. 2005-0773
Application No. 09/517,987
Before THOMAS, BARRY, and LEVY, Administrative Patent Judges.
THOMAS, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
Appellants have appealed the examiner’s final rejection of
claims 77 through 96.
Representative claim 77 is reproduced below:
77. An integrated circuit structure, comprising:
a field oxide over the substrate, the field oxide
having an opening therethrough to a surface of the
a gate electrode over the surface of the substrate and
within the opening, the gate electrode having insulating
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