Ex Parte van de Winkel - 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and is not binding precedent of the Board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 JAN G. J. van de WINKEL
Appeal No. 2005-1504
Application No. 09/820,099
ELLIS, MILLS and GRIMES, Administrative Patent Judges.
ELLIS, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL1
This is an appeal pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 134 from the examiner’s final rejection
of claims 1 and 6-12. Claims 2-5 and 13-25 have been cancelled.
Claim 1 is representative of the subject matter on appeal and reads as follows:
1. A method for eliminating a target cell or antigen from the circulatory system of
a subject comprising administering to the subject a complex comprising
monomeric IgA or a portion thereof that binds to Fc"RI, linked to a second
portion which specifically binds the target cell or antigen.
1This decision supercedes the one mailed on September 21, 2005.
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