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Response to Office Action (S/N 09/773,351)
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CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION BY FACSIMILE (37 CFR 1*8)
Group Art Unit
January 31, 2001
Jiang, Shaojia A*
Invention: Cholesterol Sulfate and Amino Sugar Compositions for Enhancement of Stratum Corneum Function
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Is being facsimile transmitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Fax. No. 703-872-9306
on June 23, 2004
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AMENDMENT TRANSMITTAL LETTER (Large Entity)
Applicent(s): Maes et al.
January 31, 20D1
Jiang, Shaojia A.
Group Art Unit
Invention: Cholesterol Sulfate and Amine* Sugar Compositions for Enhancement of Stratum Corneum Function
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Dated: June 23, 2004
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Attorney Docket No.: 00.22US
IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
In re Application of: Maes,, ct al.
Serial No.; 09/773,351
Group Art Unit: 1G17
Filed: January 31,2001
Examiner: Jiang, Shaojia A.
For: Cholesterol Sulfate and Amino Sugar Compositions for Enhancement of Stratum Corneum Function
Assistant Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks
Washington, D.C 20231
The following is submitted in response to an Office Action of March 23, 2004. The Examiner
has objected to the present claims based on section 112, first and second paragraphs, and has rejected the
present claims for being anticipated and obvious. Applicants respectfully traverse the objections and
rejections and request that the following remarks be considered with respect to the subject matter of the
RESPONSE PURSUANT TO 37 CFR 1.111
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