Ex Parte Tanaka - 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written for publication and is not binding precedent of the Board.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 SHINOBU TANAKA
Appeal No. 2005-1510
Application No. 09/883,279
Before FRANKFORT, PATE, and McQUADE, Administrative Patent Judges.
FRANKFORT, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is a decision on appeal from the examiner's final
rejection of claims 1 and 2. Claims 3 through 9, the only other
claims in the application, stand allowed.
As noted on page 1 of the specification, appellant’s
invention relates to a load handling apparatus for a
counterbalance type forklift in which actions of lifting and
lowering a fork, and tilting a mast are conducted by means of a
single operating lever for handling a load. The load handling
apparatus is configured so as to prevent the action condition
from being suddenly changed by an erroneous operation, thereby
Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Last modified: November 3, 2007