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commissioner for patents 
United States Patent and Trademark Office 

WASHINGTON, D.C. 2023I 

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APPLICATION NUMBER 



FILING/RECEIPT DATE 



FIRST NAMED APPLICANT 



ATTORNEY IXCKET NUMBER 



09/848,616 



05/04/2001 



Peter Sebbel 



1700.0180002 



26111 

STERNE, KESSLER. GOLDSTEIN & FOX PLLC 
1100 NEW YORK AVENUE, N.W„ SUITE 600 
WASHINGTON, DC 20005-3934 



CONFIRMATION NO. 6018 
FORMALITIES LETTER 



'OC0000000061 85057' 



Date Mailed: 06/14/2001 



NOTICE TO FILE MISSING PARTS OF NONPROVISIONAL APPLICATION 

FILED UNDER 37 CFR 1.53(b) 
Filing Date Granted 

An application nunnber and filing date have been accorded to this application. The item(s) indicated below 
however, are missing. Applicant is given TWO MONTHS from the date of this Notice within which to file ail 
required items and pay any fees required below to avoid abandonment. 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 statutory basic filing fee is missing. 

Applicant must subniit $ 355 to complete the basic filing fee and/or file a small entity statement claimino 
such status (37 CFR 1. 27). 

• Total additional claim fee(s) for this application is $1128. 

■ $873 for 97 total claims over 20. 

■ $120 for 3 independent claims over 3 . 

■ $135 for multiple dependent claim surcharge. 

• The oath or declaration is missing. 

A properly signed oath or declaration in compliance with 37 CFR 1 63, identifying the application by the 
above Application Number and Filing Date, is required. 

• To avoid abandonment, a late filing fee or oath or declaration surcharge as set forth in 37 CFR 1.16(e) 
of $65 for a small entity in compliance with 37 CFR 1 .27, must be submitted with the missing items 
identified in this letter. 02/25/2002 YGlZftU 00000009 0984B616 

'^'^ - - :The balance tfy applicant is $ 1548. j73 qO qp 

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ORIGINALLY FILED 



PT0/SB/17(1(M)l) 
Approved for use through 1 0/31/2002. OMB 0651 -0032 
Patent and Trademark Offtco: U.S. DEPARTMErfT OF CX)MMERCE 



FEE TRANSMITTALo^'^ ^ 

for FY 2002 f 

V ° 

Patent fees are subject to annual revisioh ^ ^/ 


Compfet if Known 


Application Number 


09/848,616 


Filing Date 


May 4, 2001 


First Named inventor 


Sebbei ef at. 


Examiner Name 


To be assigned 


Group Art Unit 


1645 


TOTAL AMOUNT OF PAYMENT 


($) 2,961 .00 


Attorney Doclcet No. 


1 700.01 80002/JAG/B JD 



METHOD OF PAYMENT (check one) 



n The Commissioner is hereby authorized to charge 
indicated fees and credit any overpayment to: 



Deposit Account 
Number 



I^posit Account 
Name 



19-0036 



Steme, Kessler, Goldsiein & Fox p.l.l.C. 



n Charge Any Additional Fee Required 
Under 37 CFR§§ 1.16 and 1.17 

Applicant claims small entity status 
See 37CFR 1.27 



Payment Enclosed: 
H Check □ I 



Check L-l Credit card Money Order 1^ Other* 
Charge any deficiencies or credit any overpayments In the fees or fee 
calculations of Parts 1. 2 and 3 below to Deposit Account No. 19-0036. 



FEE CALCULATION 



1. BASiC FILiNG FEE 

l^rge Entity Smali Entity 

Fee Fee Fee Fee Fee Description Fee Paid 

Code ($) Code ($) 

101 740 201 370 Utility filing fee 370.00 

106 330 206 165 Design filing fee 

107 510 207 255 

108 740 
114 160 



Plant filing fee 
208 370 Reissue filing fee 
214 80 Provisional filing fee . 



SUBTOTAL (1) ($). 



370.00 



2. EXTRA CLAIM FEES 

Extra 

Total Claims 1 25 - 20" 1 05 X 

Indep. Claims 6 ■ 3" = _3 

Multiple Dependent 



Fee from 
below 



Fee Paid 

9.00 = 94500 



42.00 



126.00 



140.00 



140.00 



Large 

Fee 

Code 


Entity 

Fee 

(*) 


Small 

Fee 

Code 


Entity 

Fee 

($) 


Fee Description 


103 


18 


203 


9 


Claims in excess of 20 


102 


84 


202 


42 


Independent claims in excess of 3 


104 


280 


204 


140 


Multiple dependent claim 


108 


84 


209 


42 


"Reissue independent claims over original 
patent 

^•Reissue claims in excess of 20 and over 
original patent 


110 


18 


210 


9 



SUBTOTAL (2) {$) . 



1481.00 



' or number previously paid, if greater; For Reissues, see above 



3. ADDITIONAL FEES 
Large Entity Small Entity 



FEE CALCULATION (continued)^ f ^y^ fiftpgpQ 

^f^^mALLY FILED 



Fee 


Fee 


Fee 


Fee 




Code 


($) 


Code 


($) 


Fee Description 


105 


130 


205 


65 


Surcharge - late filing fee or oath 


127 


50 


227 


25 


Surcharge • late 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 reexamlnatior 


112 


920* 


112 


920* 


Requesting publication of SIR prior to Examiner 










action 


113 


1 ,840* 


113 


1 ,840* 


Requesting publication of SIR after Examiner action 


115 


110 


215 


55 


Extension for reply within first month 


116 


400 


216 


200 


Extension for reply within second month 


117 


920 


217 


460 


Extension for reply within third month 


118 


1,440 


218 


720 


Extension for reply within fourth month 


128 


1,960 


228 


980 


Extension for reply within fifth month 


119 


320 


219 


160 


Notice of Appeal 


120 


320 


220 


160 


Filing a brief in support of an appeal 


121 


280 


221 


140 


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 


1.280 


241 


640 


Petition to revive - unintentional 


142 


1.280 


242 


640 


Utility issue fee (or reissue) 


143 


460 


243 


230 


Design issue fee 


144 


620 


244 


310 


Plant issue fee 


122 


130 


122 


130 


Petitions to the Commissioner 


123 


130 


123 


130 


Petitions related to provisional applications 


126 


180 


126 


180 


Submission of Information Disclosure Stmt 


581 


40 


481 


40 


Recording each patent assignment per 










property (times number of properties) 


146 


740 


246 


370 


Filing a submission after final rejection 










(37CFR 1.129(a)) 


149 


740 


'249 


370 


For each additional invention to be examined 










(37 CFR 1.129(b)) 


179 


740 


279 


370 


Request for Continued Examination (RCE) 


169 


900 


169 


900 


Request for expedited examination of a 










design application 


Other fee (specify) : 








Other fee (specify) : 









Fee paid 



'Reduced by Basic Filing Fee Paid 



130.00 



980.00 



SUBTOTAL O; 



($) 



1110.00 



SUBIVliTTED BY 



Complete {if appticable) 



Name (Print/Type) 



Brian J. Del Buono 




Registration No. 

(Att&mey/Agent) 



42.473 



Telephone 



202-371-2600 



Signature 



Date 



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