Ex Parte Vincent - 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written for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.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 YANNICK VINCENT
Appeal No. 2005-0859
Application No. 10/015,965
Before BARRETT, OWENS, and RUGGIERO, Administrative Patent
OWENS, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This appeal is from a rejection of claims 1-9, which are all
of the pending claims.
The appellants claim a data processing system and terminal
comprising a hardware circuit for inverting an order of bits of a
word as a function of a value of a convention signal. Claims 1
and 9 are illustrative:
1. A data-processing system, comprising:
a microprocessor [PRC];
a communication device [COM] communicating with an
electronic module [MOD] intended to send a convention signal to
said microprocessor; and
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