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Sterne Kessier 
Goldstein Fox 



Robert Graar.o Stems 
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Jeffrey S. LLadgran 
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December 21, 2004 



Writer *s Direct Number: 

(202) 772-8525 

Internet address: 

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Commissioner for Patents 



Mail Stop Amendment 



P.O. Box 1450 

Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 

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: 1 700.01 80002/BJD/SJE 



Transmitted herewith for appropriate action are the following documents: 

1. PTO-1038 Credit Card Payment Form for $355.00 to cover: 
$225.00 Two Month Extension of Time Fee for Small Entity; 

$130.00 Terminal Disclaimer Fee for Small Entity (2 documents, $65.00 each); 

2. Fee Transmittal Form (PTO/SB/1 7); 

3. Petition for Extension of Time Under 37 C.F.R. § 1.136(a)(1); 

4. Terminal Disclaimer over U.S. Appl. No. 10/050,898; Filed: January 18, 2002; 

5. Terminal Disclaimer over U.S. Appl. No. 10/050,902; Filed: January 18, 2002; 

6. Amendment and Reply Under 37 C.F.R. § 1.111; and 

7. 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. 



Sir: 



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Commissioner for Patents 
December 21 ,2004 
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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 

BJD/SJE/lam 
Enclosures 

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355.00 



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Application Number 



Filing Date 



First Named Inventor 



Examiner Name 



Art Unit 



Attorney Docket No. 



09/848,616 



May 4, 2001 



Peter SEBBEL 



Mosher, M. 



1648 



1700.0180002/BJD/SJE 



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FEE CALCULATION 



1. BASIC FILING, SEARCH, AND EXAMINATION FEES 



Application Type 


FILING FEES 

Small Entity 
Fee ($) Fee ($) 


SEARCH FEES 

Small Entity 
Fee (?) Fee ($) 


EXAMINATION FEES 
Small Entity 
Fee ($) Faa ($) 


Utility 


300 


150 


500 


250 


200 


100 


Design 


200 


100 


100 


50 


130 


65 


Plant 


200 


100 


300 


150 


160 


80 


Reissue 


300 


150 


500 


250 


600 


300 


Provisional 


200 


100 


0 


0 


0 


0 



Fees Paid ($) 



2. EXCESS CLAIM FEES 
Fee Description 

Each claim over 20 or, for Reissues, each claim over 20 and more than in the original patent 50 
Each independent claim over 3 or, for Reissues, each independent claim more than in the original patent 200 

360 



Multiple dependent claims 
Total Claims Extra Claims Fee ($) 

- 20 or HP = x 

HP = highest number of total claims paid for, if greater than 20 
Indep. Claims Extra Claims Fee ($) 

- 3 or HP = x 



Small Entity 
Fee ($) Fee ($) 

25 

100 

180 



Fee Paid ($) 



Fee Paid ($) 



Multiple Dependent Claims 
Fee ($) Fee Paid (S) 



HP = highest number of independent claims paid for, if greater than 3 
3. APPLICATION SIZE FEE 

If the specification and drawings exceed 100 sheets of paper, the application size fee due is $250 ($125 for small entity) 
for each additional 50 sheets or fraction thereof. See 35 U.S.C. 41(a)(1)(G) and 37 CFR 1 . 16(s). 
Total Sheets Extra Sheets Number of each additional 50 or fraction thereof Fee ($) Fee Paid ($) 
-100= / 50 = (round up to a whole number) x = 



4. OTHER FEE(S) 

Non-English Specification, $ 130 fee (no small entity discount) 

Other: Two Month Extension of Time Fee and Terminal Disclaimer Fee for Small Entity (2 docume nts, $65.00 each) 



Fees Paid ($1 



355.00 



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Telephone (202 ) 371-2600 . 


Name (Print/Type) 


Brian J. Del Buono 


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