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ESTEE LAUDER 



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RECEIVED 

CENTRAL FAX CENTER 



MAY 0 9 2005 



Fax Cover Sheet 



ESTEE 
LAUDER 



COMPANIES 



DATE: 



May 9, 2005 



TIME: 



4:51 PM 



TO: 



Jiang, Shaojia A. 
U.S.P.T.O. GAU 1617 



PHONE: 
FAX: 



571-272-0627 
703-872-9306 



FROM: 



Dorene M. Price PHONE: 
Estee Lauder Companies FAX: 



(631)531-1194 
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Request for Continued Examination (S/N 09/773,351) 



CC: 

Number of pages Including cover sheet: 14 
Message 



Please soc the attached documents. 

1. RCE Transmittal (1 pg; duplicate) 

2. Preliminary Amendment (1 1pp.) 



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Request 
for 

Continued Examination (RCE) 
Transmittal 

Address to: 
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Commissioner for Patents 
P.O. Box 1450 
^Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 



Application Number 



Filing Date 



First Named Inventor 



Art Unit 



Examiner Name 



Attorney Docket Number 



09/773,351 



January 31,2001 



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1617 



Jiang, Shapjia A, 



MAY 0 9 20( 5 



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This is a Rsquest for Continued Examination (RCE) under 37 CFR 1.114 of the above-identified application. 
Request for Continued Examination (RCE) practice under 37 CFR 1.114 does not apply to any utility or plant application filed prior to June S 
1995, or to any design application. Sea Instruction Sheet far RCEs (not to be submitted to the USPTO) on page 2. ' 



[Submission required under 37 CFR 1 .1 141 Note: if the rce ***** *w* ^m,^ iim ^h 
amendments enclosed with the RCE will be entered in the order In which they were filed unless applicant Instruct* otherwise. If 
applicant does not wish to have any previously filed unentered amendment(s) entered, applicant must request non-entry of such 
amendments). 



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Previously submitted. If a final Office action is outstanding, any amendments filed after the final Office action may ba 
considered as a submission even If this box is not checked. 



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□ Consider the arguments In the Appeal Brief or Reply Brief previously filed on 
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Enclosed 

1/1 Amendment/Reply ( { | f>f^) 
| | Affidavits)/ Declaration(s) 



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Information Disclosure Statement (IDS) 
Other 



2. Miscellaneous 



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Fees) 



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II. 
III. 

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Suspension of action on the above-Identified application Is requested under 37 CFR 1 . 1 03(c) far a 

period of months. (Period of suspension shall not exceed 3 months; Fee under 37 CFR Ll7(i) required) 

Other 

The RCE fee under 37 CFR 1.17(e) is required by 37 CFR 1 .1 14 when the RCE is filed. 

The Director Is hereby authorized to charge (he fallowing feea, any underpayment of fees, or credit any overpayments, to 
Deposit Account No. 05-1320 . | have enclosed a duplicate copy of this sheet. 



\Z\ RCE fee required under 37 CFR 1.17(e) 
| | Extension of time fee (37 cfr 1 .138 and 1.17) 
[J Other 



Check in the amount of $ 



enclosed 



Payment by credit card (Form PTO-Z038 enclosed) 



WARNING: Information on this form may become public. Credit card information should not be Included on this form. Provide credit 
card Information and authorization on PTO-2038. 



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Signature 



Name (Print/Type) 



Dorene M. Price 



Date 



Registration No. 43 013 



May 9, 2005 



CERTIFfCA TE OF MAILING OR TRANSMISSION 



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addressed to: Mail stop RCE, Commissioner ' 
Office on the date ehofcg below. 



j deposited with the Unfed States Postal Service wtih sufficient postage as first dass mall In an envelope 

( P.O.Box1450, Alexandria. VA 22313-1450 or facsimile transmrtted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark 



ang deposited ^ 
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This Defection of information is required by 57 CFR 1 .114. The information is required (0 obtain or retain e benefit by the* public which la to file (and by the USPTO 



to process) an application. Confidentiality Is governed by S3 U.3.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1.11 and 1.14. This ootedkxi Is estimated to take 12 minutes to complete, 
including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time will vary depending upon tho in* vfdual ease. Any comment* on 
me amount of time yog require to complete this term and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, should bo sent to tho Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and 
Tredemarfc Offioe, US. Department erf Commerce, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22S13-14S0. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS 
ADDRESS. SEND TO: Mall Stop RCE, Commissioner for Patents! P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-14S0. 

tf you need assistance in completing the form, can 1-B0Q-PT&9199 end select option 2. 



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Request 
for 

Continued Examination (RCE) 
Transmittal 

Address to: 
Mail Stop RCE 
Commissioner for Patents 
P.O. Box 1450 
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 



Application Number 



Filing Date^ 



First Named Inventor 



Art Unit 



Examiner Name 



Attorney Docket Number 



09/773.351 



January 31, 2001 



Maes et at. 



1617 



RECEIVED 
CENTRAL. FAX 



Jiang, ShacjiaA. 



CENTER 

M ^ 0 9 20(5 



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This ie a Request for Continued Examination (RCE) under 37 CFR 1.114 of the above-Identified application. 
Request for Continued Examination (RCE) practice under 37 CFR 1.114 does not apply to any utility or plant application fted prior to June 8 t 
• 1985, or to any design application. Sea Instruction Sheet for RCEs (not to be submitted to the USPTO) on page 2. 



(Submission require d under 37 CFR 1 . 1 14 Note: If the RCE is proper, anv previous filed unentered am«nrim«nte and 
amendments enclosed with the RCE will be entered in the order in which they were fifed unless applicant instructs otherwise. If 
applicant does not wish to have any previously filed unentered amendments) entered, applies ni must request non-entry of such 
amendment(s). 

a PI Previ0U3f y submitted. If a final Office action is outstanding, any amendments filed after the final Office action may be 
' 1 — 1 considered as a submission even if this box Is not checked. 



b. 



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I. 



□ Consider the arguments in the Appeal Brief or Reply Brief previously filed on 
n Other 



Enclosed 

[/] Amendment/Reply £ [( 
ii. Q Afftdavit(s)/DaclaratiQn(s) 



[Miscellaneous 



iii. Q Information Disclosure Statement (IDS) 
□ Other 



a. n 

[ Fees] 

a. 0 



Suspension of action on the above-Identified application Is requested under 37 CFR 1.103(c) for a 

period of months. (Period of suspension shall not exceed 3 months; Fee under 37 CFR 1 .17(1) required) 

Other 

The RCE fee under 37 CFR 1 .17(e) is required by 37 CFR 1.1 14 when the RCE is filed. 

The Director Is hereby authorized to charge the following fees, any underpayment of fees, or credit any overpayments, to 
Deposit Account No. 05-1320 . I have enclosed a duplicate copy of this sheet 



[71 RCE fee required under 37 CFR 1 .17(e) 
| | Extension of time tee (37 cfr 1 .136 and 1.1 7) 
| | Other 



l, 
li. 
ill. 

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c. Payment by credit card (Form PTO-203S enclosed) 

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card information and authoriza tion on PTO-203& 



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t SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT, ATTORNEY, OR AGENT REQUIRED 






Signature 




Date 


May 9, 2005 


Name (Print/Type)—' 


Dorene M. Price 


Registration No. 


43 r 018 


A 



CERTIFICATE OF MAILING OR TRANSMISSION 



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addressed to: Mail Stop RCE, Ccmmlasfcaner far Patents, P. O, Box 14S0, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 or fiacslmle transmitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark 
Office on the date shBjyi below. ^*»^ r 



Signature 



Name CPrintnVpe) 



This collection of information is required by 37 CFR 1.114. The information is merited to obtain or retain a benefit by thVpublfc which b to file (and by me USPTO 
to process) an application. ConfldentJalHy ts povemed by 30 U.S.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1 .11 and 1.14. This collect ton is estimated to take 12 minutes to complete, 
Including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time wll vary depending upon the Individual esse. Any comments on 
the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, thoutd be sent to tho Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and 
Trademark Oflte, U.8. Department Of Commerce, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450, DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS 
ADDRESS. SEND TO: Mail Step RCE, Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. 

If you need assistance m completing the form, caff 1-800-PTO-9199 and select option 2. 



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