MPEP 713.01 to resolve any remaining requirements and/or issues
prior to sending another Office Action. Relevant portions of
MPEP 713.01 are included on the signature page of this amendment.
Claims 115, 116, 119, 120 and 124 have been amended as suggested
by the Examiner to overcome the rejection of these claims under
35 USC 112, first paragraph.
Added claims 130, 131, 133, 134, 135, 137 and 140 corresponds to
claims 1, 17, 28, 72, 77, 86 and 103, respectively, replaced by
"Group III B".
Added claims 132, 135, 136, 138, 139 and 140 corresponds to
claims 19, 77, 80, 94, 96 and 103, respectively, with
"layered-type perovskite-like" replaced by "substantially layered
perovskite" or "perovskite-like" replaced by "substantially
Support for added claims 141-220 can be found through out the
In view of the changes to the claims and the remarks herein, the
Examiner is respectfully requested to reconsider the
above-identified application. If the Examiner wishes to discuss
the application further, or if additional information would be
required, the undersigned will cooperate fully to assist in the
prosecution of this application.
Please charge any fee necessary to enter this paper and any
previous paper to deposit account 09-0468.
If the above-identified Examiner's Action is a final Action, and
if the above-identified application will be abandoned without
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further action by applicants, applicants file a Notice of Appeal
to the Board of Appeals and Interferences appealing the final
rejection of the claims in the above-identified Examiner's
Action. Please charge deposit account 09-0468 any fee necessary
to enter such Notice of Appeal.
In the event that this amendment does not result in allowance of
all such claims, the undersigned attorney respectfully requests a
telephone interview at the Examiner's earliest convenience.
MPEP 713.01 states in part as follows:
Where the response to a first complete action includes
a request for an interview or a telephone consultation
to be initiated by the examiner, . . . the examiner, as
soon as he or she has considered the effect of the
response, should grant such request if it appears that
the interview or consultation would result in
expediting the case to a final action.
Intellectual Property Law Dept.
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