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United States FKtent and Trademark Office
Commissioner for Patents
United States Patent and Trademark Office
V&SHINCTON, D.C. 20231
FIRST NAMED APPLICANT
ATTORNEY DOCKET NUMBER
Karl L. Ginter
1300 I STREET, NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20005
FARABOW, GARRETT &
CONFIRMATION NO. 9392
Date Mailed: 07/18/2001
NOTICE TO FILE MISSING PARTS OF NONPROVISIONAL APPLICATION
FILED UNDER 37 CFR 1 .53(b)
Filing Date Granted
An application number 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 all
required items and pay anyjees required below to avoid abandonment. Extensions of time may be obtained by
filing a petition accompanied^ the extension fee under the provisions of 37 CFR 1.136(a).
• 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
$130 for a non-small entity, must be submitted with the missing items identified in this letter.
• The balance due by applicant is $ 130.
The application is informal since it does not comply with the regulations for the reason(s) indicated below.
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 sid6 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);
A copy of this notice MUST be returned with the reply.
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