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As a below named inventor, I hereby declare that: 

My residence, post office address and citizenship are as stated below next to my 

I believe I am the original, first and sole inventor (if only one name is listed below) or 
an original, first and joint inventor (if plural names are listed below) of the subject 
matter which is claimed and for which a patent is sought on the invention entitled 
specification of which: 

E><] is attached hereto. 

Kl was filed on 28 December 2000 as 

Application Serial No. 09/750,903 

I hereby state that I have reviewed and understand the contents of the above 
identified specification, including the claims, as amended by any amendment 
referred to above. 

I acknowledge the duty to disclose information which is material to the examination 
of this application in accordance with Title 37, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 

and was amended on 

if applicable). 

I hereby claim foreign priority benefits under Title 35, United States Code, Section 
1 1 9 of any foreign application(s) for patent or inventor's certificate listed below and 

have al§§C fetewa ffli?a below any foreign application for patent or inventor's certificate 
having a filing date before that of the application on which priority is claimed: 


Priority Claimed 



Date Filed 






I hereby claim the benefit under Title 35, United States Code Section 120 of any 
United States application(s) listed below and, insofar as the subject matter of each 
of the claims of this application is not disclosed in the prior United States application 
in the manner provided by the first paragraph of Title 35, United States Code, 
Section 112, I acknowledge the duty to disclose material information as defined in 
Title 37, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 1.56(a) which occurred between the 
filing date of the prior application and the national or PCT international filing date of 
this application. 

Application Serial No. Filing Date -er Status 

And I hereby appoint Thomas E. Smith, Registration No. 18,243, Dennis M. 
McWilliams, Registration No. 25,195, James R. Sweeney, Registration No. 18,721, 
William M. Lee, Jr., Registration No. 26,935, Glenn W. Ohlson, Registration No. 
28,455, David C. Brezina, Registration No. 34,128, Jeffrey R. Gray, Registration No. 
33,391, Timothy J. Engling, Registration No. 39,970, Gregory B. Beggs, Registration 
No. 19,286, Gerald S. Geren, Registration No. 24,528, Peter J. Shakula, 

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40,808, and Robert F.I. Conte, Registration No. 20,354, to 
prosecute this application and to transact all business in the Patent and Trademark 
Office connected herewith. It is requested that all communications be directed to 
Lee, Mann, Smith, McWilliams, Sweeney & Ohlson, P.O. Box 2786, Chicago, Illinois 
60690-2786, telephone number (312) 368-1300. 

I hereby declare that all statements made herein of my own knowledge are true and 
that all statements made on information and belief are believed to be true; and 
further that these statements were made with the knowledge that willful false 
statements and the like so made are punishable by fine or imprisonment, or both, 
under Section 1001 of Title 18 of the United States Code and that such willful false 
statements may jeopardize the validity of the application or any patent issued 

Full name of sole or first inventor: Paul Kirkby - 

Signature /^/^ ^^V^/^ Date t& Hfo f 

Country of Residence: GB 
Country of Citizenship: GB 

Post Office and Residence Address: 42 St Johns Avenue r 


United Kingdom 

Country of Residence: GB 
Country of Citizenship: GB 

Post Office and Residence Address: 29 Barley Hills 

Bishops Stortford 
United Kingdom