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Qsterne Kessler 
oldsteiii Fox 




RNEYS AT LAW 



Robert Greene Sterne 
Edward J. Kessler 
Jorge A. Goldstein 
David K.S. Comwell 
Robert W.Esmond 
Traw-Gene G. Durkin 
Micnele A. Cimbala 
Michael B. Ray 
Robert E. Sokohl 
Eric K. Steffe 
Michael 0. Lee 
Steven R. Ludwig 
John M. Covert 
Linda E. Alcorn 
Robert C Millonig 
Lawrence B. Bugaisky 
Donald J. Featherstone 
Michael V. Messinger 



Judith U. Kim 
Timothy J. Shea, Jr. 
Patrick E. Garren 
Jeffrey! Helvey 
Heidi LKraus 
EdvrardW.Yee 
Albert L. Ferro' 
Donald R. Banowit 
Peter A Jackman 
Molly A McCall 
Teresa U. Medler 
Jeffrey S, Weaver 
Kendrick R Panerson 
Vincent L. Capuano 
Albert J. Fasuio II* 
Eldora Ellison Floyd 
Thomas C. Fiala 
Brian J. Del Buono 



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Virgit Lee Beaston* 
Kimberly N. Reddick 
Theodore A. Wood 
Elizabeth J. Haanes 
Bruce E. Chalker 
Joseph S. Ostroff 
Franic R. Cottlngham 
Christine M. Lhulier 
Rae tynn Prengaman 
Jane Shershenovich' 
Lawrence J. Carroll* 
George S. Bardmesser 
Daniel A. Klein* 
Rodney G. Maze 
Jason D. Etsenberg 
Michael A. Specht* 
Andrea J. Kamage 
Tracy L Muller* 



November 27, 2002 



Jon E.Wright* 
LuAnne M-Yuricek* 

Registered Patent AgenU' 
Karen R. Markovwa 
Nanw J. Leith 
Ann t. Summerfield 
Helen e C Carlson 
Gaby L. Lonqsworth 
Matthew J. Dowd 
Aaron L. Schwartz 
Angelrque G. Uy 
Bons A. Matvenko 
Mary B. Tung 
Katrina Y. Pei 
Bryan L Skelton 
Robert A. Sdiwartzman 
John J. Figueroa 



Timothy A. Doyle 
Jennifer R. Manalingappa 
Teresa A. Colella 
Jeffrey S. Lundigren 
Viaoria S. Rutherford 
W. Brian Edge 



Senior Coun^ l 
Samuel L. Fox 
Kenneth C Bass 111 
Lisa A. Dunner 

*Admitted only in Maryland 
* Admitted on^ in Virginia 
•Admitted only in Texas 
•Practice Limited to 
Federal Agencies 



Writer 's Direct Number: 

(202)789-5525 

Internet Address: 

BRIAND@SKGF-COM 



Commissioner for Patents Art Unit 1648 

Washington, D.C. 20231 

Re: U.S. Utility Patent Application 

Appl. No. 09/848,616; Filed: May 4, 2001 
For: Molecular Antigen Array 
Inventors: Sebbel et aL 
Our Ref: 1 700.0 180002/JAG/BJD 

Sir: 

Transmitted herewith for appropriate action are the following documents: 

1. PTO Fee Transmittal Form (PTO/SB/17); 

2. Our check no. 37484 in the amount of $200.00 to cover the appropriate fees; 

3. Petition For Extension of Time Under 37 C.F.R. § L136(a)(l); 

4. Reply To Requirement for Election of Species; and 

5. One (1) return postcard. 

It is respectfully requested that the attached postcard be stamped with the date of filing of 
these documents, and that it be returned to our courier. In the event that extensions of time are 
necessary to prevent abandonment of this patent application, then such extensions of time are 
hereby petitioned. 



Steme, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox p.LLC : 1 100 New York Avenue, NW : Washington. DC 20005 : 202.371.2600 1202.371.2540 : www.skgtcom 



Commissioner for Patents 
November 27,2002 
Page 2 

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is hereby authorized to charge any fee deficiency, 
or credit any overpayment, to our Deposit Account No. 19-0036. 



Respectfully submitted, 




Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox p.l.l.c. 



Brian J. Del Buono 
Attorney for Applicants 
Registration No. 42,473 



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FEE TRANSMITTAL 

for FY 2003 

Patfynt ff>f^<i arf> ^iihjfyrt tn annual rfiwiiinn 


Complete if Known p 


Application Number 


09/848,616 / ^ ^ 


Filing Date 


May 4, 2001 




First Named Inventor 


SEBBEL 


NOV 2 7 2002 J 


H Applicant claims small entity status. See 37 CFR 1 .27 


Examiner Name 


Mosher, M. 




Group Art Unit 


1648 K'i'i, 


TOTAL AMOUNT OF PAYMENT ($) 870.00 


Attorney Docket No. 


1700.0180002/JAG/BJDX^<; /t>Ant>k*?^ 



METHOD OF PAYMENT (check all that apply) 



FEE CALCULATION (continued) 



B Check n Credit card O Money Bother** D None 
Order 

□ Deposit Account 

Deposit Account Number 1 9-0036 

Deposit Account Name: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox p.l.l.c. 

The Commissioner is authorized to: {check all that apply) 

B Charge fee(s) indicated below B Credit any over payments 

B Charge any additional fee(s) during the pendency of this application 

n Charge fee(s) Indicated below, except for the filing fee to the above- 
identified deposit account, 

* 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 
Large Entity Small Entity 



Fee 


Fee 


Fee 


Fee 


Fee Description 


Code 


it) 


Code 


(*) 




1001 


740 


2001 


370 


Utility filing fee 


1002 


330 


2002 


165 


Design filing fee 


1003 


510 


2003 


255 


Plant filing fee 


1004 


740 


2004 


370 


Reissue filing fee 


1105 


160 


2005 


80 


Provisional filing fee 



Fee Paid 



SUBTOTAL (1) ($)_ 



2. EXTRA CLAIM FEES FOR UTILITY AND REISSUE 

Fee from 
Extra Claims below 

Total Claims - 20** = x 

Independent 

Claims - 3**= x 

Multiple 

Dependent 



Fee Paid 



La roe Entity 


Small 


Entity 


Fee 
Code 


Fee 
($) 


Fee 
Code 


Fee 
($) 


1202 


18 


2202 


9 


1201 


84 


2201 


42 


1203 


280 


2203 


140 


1204 


84 


2204 


42 


1205 


18 


2205 


9 



Fee Description 



Claims in excess of 20 
Independent claims in 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) ($) 

or number previously paid, if greater; For Reissue, see above 



3. ADDITIONAL FEES 
Large Entity Small Entity 



Fee 
Code 



1051 
1502 



Fee Fee Fee 
($) Code ($) 



130 
50 



1053 130 

1812 2,520 

1804 920* 

1805 1,840* 



1251 
1252 
1253 
1254 



110 
400 
920 
1,440 



1255 1,960 
1401 320 



1402 
1403 
1451 
1452 



320 
280 
1.510 
110 
1453 1,280 
1501 1,280 
460 



1502 
1503 
1460 
1807 
1806 
8021 

1809 

1810 

1801 
1802 



620 
130 

50 
180 

40 

740 

740 

740 
900 



2051 


65 


2052 


25 


1053 


130 


1812 


2,520 


1804 


920* 


1805 


1,840' 


2251 


55 


2252 


200 


2253 


460 


2254 


720 


2255 


980 


2401 


160 


2402 


160 


2403 


140 


1451 


1,510 


2452 


55 


2453 


640 


2501 


640 


2502 


230 


2503 


310 


1460 


130 


1807 


50 


1806 


180 


8021 


40 


2809 


370 


2810 


370 


2801 


370 


1802 


900 



Fee Description 

Surcharge - late filing fee or oath 

Surcharge-late provisional filing fee or cover 
sheet 



Requesting publication of SIR prior to Examiner 
action 



action 

Extension for reply within first month 
Extension for reply within second month 
Extension for reply within third month 
Extension for reply within fourth month 
Extension for reply within fifth month 
Notice of Appeal 



Filing a brief in support of an aF9SE3l 
Request for oral hearing 



Fee Paid 



K5 



CO 



r=r 
nt 



Petition to revive - unavoidably^ 
Petition to revive - unintentional*^ 
Utility Issue fee (or reissue) 
Design issue fee 
Plant issue fee 

Petitions to the Commissioner 
Processing fee under 37 CFR 1 .1 7(q) 
Submission of Information Disclosure Stmt 



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

Filing a submission after final rejection (37 CFR 
1.129(a)) 

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

Request for Continued Examination (RCE) 

Request for expedited examination of a design 
application 



200.00 



Other fee (specify) _ 



' Reduced by Basic Filing Fee Paid 



SUBTOTAL (3) ($) , 



200.00 



SUBMHTED BY 



Complete (if applicable) 



Name (Print/Type) 



Sigr)ature 



Brian J. Del Buono yi 




Registration No. 



42,473 



Telephone 202-371 -2600 



Date 



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