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TRANSMITTAL 
for FY 2001 

Patent fees are subject to annua! revision. 



TOTAL AMOUNT OF PAYMENT 



Complete if Known 



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Filing Date 



First Name4 inventor 



Examiner Name 



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METHOD OF PAYMENT 



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The Commissioner fs hereby authorized to charge 
indicated fees and credit any overpayments to 
Deposit 
Account 
Number 

Deposit 
Account 
Name 



Rj71 Charge Arty Additional Fee Required 

lAJ Under 37 CFR 11 6 and 1.17 

| j Applicant claims small entfty status 

J—- 1 See 37 CFR 1.27 



2. Q Payment Enclosed: 

□ Chec* □ credit card Q %g Q 



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FEE CALCULATION 



1. BASIC FILING FEE 



Large Entity Small Entity 
Fee Fee Fee Fee Fee Description 
Code (5) 

201 355 



Code {$) 

101 710 

106 320 

107 490 

108 710 
114 150 



Fee Paid 



206 160 

207 245 
20B 355 
214 75 



Utility filing fee 
Design fifing fee 
Plant filing fee 
Reissue filing fee 
Provisional Wing fee 



SUBTOTAL (1) {$) 



2. EXTRA CLAIM FEES 



Total Cfajms L 

Independent | 

Claims I 

Multiple Dependent 



Ext ra Claim s 
*20- = i i X 

- 3" = l | X 



Fee from 

below Fee Pa id 



Large Entrty small Entity 
Fee Fee Fee Fee 
Code {$) Code ($) 


103 18 


203 9 


102 80 


202 40 


104 270 


204 135 


109 80 


209 40 


110 18 


210 9 



Fee Description 

Claims in excess of 20 

independent claims m excess of 3 

Multiple dependent claim, if not paid 

** Reissue independent claims 
over original patent 

** Reissue claims in excess of 20 
and over original patent 



SUBTOTAL (2) 



($) 



**ar number previously patd, if greater, For Reissues, gee above 



FEE CALCULATION (continued) 



3. ADDITIONAL FEES 
Large Small 
Entity Entity 
Fee Fee Fee ?ee 
Code {$) Code <$) 



Fee Description 



Fee Paid 



105 


130 


205 


05 


Surcharge - late filing fee or oath 


127 


50 


227 


25 


Surcharge - fate provisional filing fee or 
cover sheet 


139 


130 


139 


130 


Non-English specification 


147 2,520 


147 2,520 


For filing a request for ex parte reexamtnat 


112 


920* 


112 


920* 


Requesting publication of SiR prior to 
Examiner action 


113 


1,840* 


113 


1,340* Requesting publication of SIR after 
Examiner action 


115 


110 


215 


55 


Extension for reply within first month 


116 


390 


215 


195 


Extension for reply within second month 


117 


890 


217 


445 


Extension for reply within third month 


118 


1,390 


218 


S95 


Extension for reply within fourth month 


128 


1,890 


228 


945 


Extension for reply within fifth month 


113 


310 


219 


155 


Notice of Appeal 


120 


310 


220 


155 


Filing a brief in support of an appeal 


121 


270 


221 


135 


Request for oral hearing 


138 1,510 


138 1,510 


Petition to institute a public use proceeding 


140 


110 


240 


55 


Petition to revive - unavoidable 


141 


1,240 


241 


620 


Petition to revive - unintentional 


142 


1,240 


242 


62D 


Utility issue fee {or reissue} 


143 


440 


243 


220 


Design issue fee 


144 


600 


244 


300 


Plant issue fee 


122 


130 


122 


13D 


Petitions to the Commissioner 


123 


50 


123 


50 


Processing fee under 37 CFR 1 17(q) 


126 


180 


126 


180 


Submission of Information Disclosure Stmt 


581 


40 


581 


40 


Recording each patent assignment per 
property (times number of properties} 


146 


710 


245 


355 


Filing a submission after final rejection 
(67 CFR § 1 129(a)) 


149 


710 


249 


355 


For each additional invention to be 
examined (37 CFR § 1.129(b)) 


179 


710 


279 


355 


Request for Continued Examination (RCE) 


169 


900 


169 


900 


Request for expedited examination 



f/o<vo 



of a design application 



Other fee (specify) _ 



'Reduced by Basic Filing Fee Paid 



SUBTOTAL (3) 



($) 110,00 



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Complete (if applicable} * 


Name (Print/Type) 




Registration No. 

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APPLICATION NUMBER { FTiING/R£CSIPTPAT5 } FIRST NAMED APPLICANT | ATTORNEY DOCKET NUMBER "| 



09/804,625 



03/09/2001 



Elizabeth A. Wang 



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American Home Products Corporation 
Attention; Kay E, Brady 
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CONFIRMATION NO, 2658 
FORMALITIES LETTER 



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Date Mailed: 05/12/2001 



NOTICE TO RLE CORRECTED APPLICATION PAPERS 



Filing Date Granted 



This application has been accorded an Application Number and Filing Date. The application, however, is 
informal since it does not comply with the regulations for the reason(s) indicated below. Applicant is given 
TWO MONTHS from the date of this Notice within which to correct the informalities indicated below. 
Extensions of time may be obtained by filing a petition accompanied by the extension fee under the 
provisions of 37 CFR 1.136(a) 

The required item(s) identified below must be timely submitted to avoid abandonment: 
* Substitute drawings in compliance with 37 CFR 1.84 because; 



■ drawing sheets do not have the appropriate margin(s) (see 37 CFR 1.84(g)), Each 
sheet must include a top margin of at least 2,5 cm. (1 inch), a left side margin of at 
least 2.5 cm. (1 inch), a right side margin of at least 1 .5 cm. ( 5/8 inch), and a 
bottom margin of at least 1 .0 cm, (3/8 inch); 

• This application does not contain a statement that the content of the sequence listing information 
recorded in computer readable form is identical to the written (dn paper or compact disc) sequence 
listing and, where applicable, includes no new matter, as required by 37 CFR 1.821(e), 1821(f), 1.821 
(g), 1.825(b), or 1.825(d), Applicant must provide such statement. If the effective filing date is on or 
after September 8, 2000, see the final rulemaking notice published in the Federal Register at 65 FR 
54604 (September 8 r 2000) and 123$ OG 145 (September 19," 2000), ^ 

♦ A copy of the "Sequence Listing'* in computer readable form has not been submitted as required by 37 
C.F.R. 1 .821 (e). if the effective filing date is on or after September S r 2000, see the final rulemaking 
notice published in the Federal Register at 65 FR 54604 (September 8, 2000) and 1238 OG 145 
(September 19, 2000). Applicant must provide an initial computer readable form (CRF) copy of the 
"Sequence Listing" and a statement that the content of the sequence listing information recorded in 
computer readable form is identical to the written (on paper or compact disc) sequence listing and, 
where applicable, includes no new matter, as required by 37 CFR 1.621(e), 1.821(f), 1821(g), 1.825 
(b), or 1825(d), If applicant desires the sequence listing in the instant application to be identical with 
that of another application on file in the U,S, Patent and Trademark Office, such request in accordance 
with 37 CFR 1.821(e) may be submitted in lieu of a new CRF, 



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