Ex Parte Lapierre - 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written for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.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 FRANCOIS LAPIERRE
Appeal No. 2005-1487
Application No. 10/383,781
Before WARREN, WALTZ and JEFFREY T. SMITH, Administrative Patent
WALTZ, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is a decision on an appeal from the primary examiner’s
final rejection of claims 9 and 10, which are the only claims
pending in this application. We have jurisdiction pursuant to
35 U.S.C. § 134.
According to appellant, the invention is directed to a dyed
fabric blend of aramid and flame resistant (FR) cellulosic fibers
having improved abrasion resistance and thermal shrinkage
properties (Brief, page 2). Appellant states that claims 9 and
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