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ley Docket No.: 00.22US 



IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE 



First Inventor: MAES, et al. 



Serial No.: 09/773,351 



Group Art Unit: 1617 



Filed: January 31, 2001 



Examiner: JIANG, Shaojia A. 



For: Cholesterol Sulfate and Amino Sugar Compositions for Enhancement of Stratum Corneum Function 



In accordance with 37 C.F.R. 1.56, 1.97 and 1.98, Applicant submits herewith references which 
he believes may be material to the examination of this application and with respect to which there may be 
a duty to disclose in accordance with 37 C.F.R. 1.56. 



While the references may be "material" under 37 C.F.R. 1.56, it is not intended to constitute an 
admission that the references are "prior art" unless specifically designated as such. 



The filing of this Information Disclosure Statement (IDS) shall not be construed as a 
representation that no other material references exist or that a search has been conducted. 



These references are listed on the enclosed Form PTO/SB/08A (substitute for Form 1449/PTO) 
which is in accordance with the requirements of M.P.E.P. 609. Copies of required English-language 
abstracts and English-language publications, if any, are enclosed for each foreign language reference to 
satisfy the requirement regarding a concise explanation of foreign language references. 



1) JP11-005742, 01/12/1999, Shiseido Co. Ltd. (Abstract) 

2) US 6,589,945 B1, 07/08/2003, Wachter, et al. (Counterpart of WO 98/17244) 

3) US 5,989,568, 1 1/23/1999, Breton, et al. (Counterpart of JP08-231342 A) 

4) WO88/01274 , 02/25/1988, Broadbent (Counterpart of JP Patent Publication JP02-503554 A) 

5) JP2001-002551, 01/09/2001, Kanebo Ltd. (Abstract) 

6) JP59-013708, 01/24/1984, Shiseido Co. Ltd. (Abstract) 



It is respectfully requested that these references be considered by the Patent and Trademark 
Office in its examination of the above-identified application and be made of record therein. The Examiner 
is also invited to contact the undersigned if there are any questions concerning this paper or the attached 
references. 



Transmittal of Second Supplemental 
Information Disclosure Statement under 37 C.F.R. 1.97(c) 



Commissioner for Patents 

P.O. Box 1450 

Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 



Sir: 



01/17/2006 DEHHANU1 00000013 051320 09773351 
02 FC:1806 180.00 DA 



This IDS is being submitted after the first Office Action on the merits of this application, but prior 
to Final Rejection under 37 C.F.R. 1.113, or a Notice of Allowance under 37 C.F.R. 1.311. A fee of 
$180.00 under 37 C.F.R. 1.1 7(p) is paid with this submission. If any other fee should be required for the 
submission of this IDS, please charge Deposit Account No. 05-1320; a duplicate copy of this sheet is 
enclosed. 



Respectfully submitted, 



Date: Q^U^U^J 10/ 2j O0 I T^QAjLj^^—s^ 
y ^ Dorene M. Price (Re< 




Dorene M. Price (Reg. No. 43,108) 
Estee Lauder Companies 
155 Pinelawn Road 
Suite 345 South 
Melville, NY 11747 



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MAES, et al. 



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JIANG, Shaojia A. 



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considered. Include copy of this form with next communication to applicant. 1 Applicant's unique citation designation number (optional). 2 See Kinds Codes of 
USPTO Patent Documents at www.uspto.gov or MPEP 901.04. 3 Enter Office that issued the document, by the two-letter code (WIPO Standard ST.3). 4 For 
Japanese patent documents, the indication of the year of the reign of the Emperor must precede the serial number of the patent document. 5 Kind of document by 
the appropriate symbols as indicated on the document under WIPO Standard ST. 16 if possible. 6 Applicant is to place a check mark here if English language 
Translation is attached. 

This collection of information is required by 37 CFR 1.97 and 1.98. The information is required to obtain or retain a benefit by the public which is to file (and by the 
USPTO to process) an application. Confidentiality is governed by 35 U.S.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1.14. This collection is estimated to take 2 hours to complete, 
including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time will vary depending upon the individual case. Any comments 
on the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, should be sent to the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent 
and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. SEND 
TO: Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. 

If you need assistance in completing the form, call 1-800-PTO-9199 (1-800-786-9199) and select option 2. 



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re required to respond to a collection of information unless it contains a valid OMB control numbe r. 



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(Use as many sheets as necessary) 



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Application Number 



Filing Date 



First Named Inventor 



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Examiner Name 



09/773,351 



January 31, 2001 



MAES, et al. 



1617 



JIANG, Shaojia A. 



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considered. Include copy of this form with next communication to applicant. Applicant's unique citation designation number (optional). 2 See Kinds Codes of 
USPTO Patent Documents at www.uspto.gov or MPEP 901.04. 3 Enter Office that issued the document, by the two-letter code (WIPO Standard ST.3). 4 For 
Japanese patent documents, the indication of the year of the reign of the Emperor must precede the serial number of the patent document. 5 Kind of document by 
the appropriate symbols as indicated on the document under WIPO Standard ST. 16 if possible. 6 Applicant is to place a check mark here if English language 
Translation is attached. 

This collection of information is required by 37 CFR 1.97 and 1.98. The information is required to obtain or retain a benefit by the public which is to file (and by the 
USPTO to process) an application. Confidentiality is governed by 35 U.S.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1.14. This collection is estimated to take 2 hours to complete, 
including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time will vary depending upon the individual case. Any comments 
on the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, should be sent to the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent 
and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450. Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. SEND 
TO: Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. 

If you need assistance in completing the form, call 1-800-PTO-9199 (1-800-786-9199) and select option 2.