United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 08 August 2006

                       Adverse Decisions in Interference

   In the designated interferences involving the following
patents, final decisions have been rendered that the respective
patentees are not entitled to patents containing the claims listed.

Patent No. 5,679,796, Udo Kraatz, PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF
2-CHLORO-5-CHLOROMETHYLTHIAZOLE, Interference No. 105,277, final
judgment adverse to the patentees rendered May 5, 2006, as to claims 1.

                                                            WANDA M. TIGNER
                                     Supervisory Legal Instruments Examiner
                                    Board of Patent Appeals & Interferences