Applicants wish to thank Examiners Tou and Brown
for the courtesies they extended the undersigned during an
interview held on October 21, 1987.
New claim 11 is supported in the application on
pages 12 to 13.
Applicants wish to call to the Examiner's
attention a copending application of theirs. Serial No.
877,656, filed June 23, 1986, allowed June 4, 1987.
paragraph rejection, the Examiner's attention is directed to
a very recent Board decision, namely In re Hirsch , BNA PTC J,
Vol. 24, No. 850, October 8, 1987, pp. 588-589 (Bd. App. &
Int. 1987) .
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