Appeal No. 85-2085.

790 F.2d 1576 (1986)

In re Elmar W. WEILER and Richard L. Mansell.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

May 8, 1986.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William D. Stokes, Alexandria, Va., argued for appellants.

Richard E. Schafer, Associate Sol., U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Arlington, Va., argued for appellee. With him on brief were Joseph F. Nakamura, Sol., and Fred E. McKelvey, Deputy Sol.

Before MARKEY, Chief Judge, and DAVIS and BISSELL, Circuit Judges.

MARKEY, Chief Judge.

Weiler and Mansell (Weiler) appeal from a decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Board of Appeals (board), App. No. 600-54 (Dec. 31, 1984), affirming the examiner's rejection of claims 13 and 19 in a reissue application filed under 35 U.S.C. § 251 (1982). We affirm.


Weiler filed an application on May 8, 1980, containing 11 claims. During prosecution...

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