IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
In re application of:
Confirmation No.: 6018
SEBBEL et al
Art Unit: 1648
Filed: May 4, 2001
For: Molecular Antigen Array
Examiner: Mosher, M.
Atty. Docket: 1 700.0 1 80002/JAG/B JD
Petition for Extension of Time Under 37 C.RR. § 1.136(a)(1)
Commissioner for Patents
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
It is hereby requested that the period for replying to the outstanding Office Action
be extended three months from January 31, 2004 to April 30, 2004 by the filing of this
Petition and fee payment.
The petition fee (37 C.F.R. § 1.17(a)) is believed to be $475.00 for a three month
extension for a small entity. Fee payment is provided in our accompanying PTO-2038
Credit Card Payment Form. However, if extensions of time under 37 C.F.R. § 1.136
other than those provided herewith are required to prevent abandonment of the present
patent application, then such extensions of time are hereby petitioned.
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