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Appln. No. 09/870,801 

Infor. Disci. Stmnt. dated March 26, 2004 


PATENT 
Customer No. 22,852 
Attorney Docket No. 7451.0001-18 
InterTrust Ref. No.: IT-5.2.1.1 (US) 


CERTIFICATE OF EXPRESS MAILING 
I hereby certify that this correspondence is being deposited with the United States Postal Service's "Express Mail Post Office to 
Addressee" service under 37 CFR § 1.10, in an envelope addressed to: Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 
22313-1450 on March 26, 2004. Express Mcjil Label Nos.: EV 398888246 US 

Signed: , 



ndy Baglietfo 


IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE 

In re Application of: 

GINTERet al. 
Application No.: 09/870,801 
Filed: June 1,2001 


For: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR 
SECURE TRANSACTION 
MANAGEMENT AND 
ELECTRONIC RIGHTS 
PROTECTION 

Commissioner for Patents 
P.O. Box 1450 
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 


Group Art Unit: 2132 
Examiner: DARROW, Justin T. 


RECEIVED 

MAR 3 1 200*1 
Technology Center 21 00 


Sir: 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT UNDER 37 C.F.R. § 1.97(c) 


Pursuant to 37 C.F.R. §§ 1 .56 and 1 .97(c), Applicants bring to the attention of the 
Examiner the documents listed on the attached PTO 1449. This Information Disclosure 
Statement is being filed after the events recited in Section 1 .97(b) but, to the 
undersigned's knowledge, before the mailing date of either a Final action, Quayle 
action, or a Notice of Allowance. Under the provisions of 37 C.F.R. § 1 .97(c), this 
Information Disclosure Statement is accompanied by a fee of $180.00 as specified by 
Section 1.1 7(p). 


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PATENT 
Customer No. 22,852 
Attorney Docket No. 7451.0001-18 
InterTrust Ref. No.: IT-5.2.1.1 (US) 


Applicants were made aware of the references listed on the attached form PTO- 


1449 predominantly as a result of the related Microsoft litigation. They are being 
submitted in electronic format via two (2) CD-ROMs attached hereto. 

This submission does not represent that a search has been made or that no 
better art exists and does not constitute an admission that each or all of the listed 
documents are material or constitute "prior art." If the Examiner applies any of the 
documents as prior art against any claims in the application and Applicants determine 
that the cited documents do not constitute "prior art" under United States law, 
Applicants reserve the right to present to the office the relevant facts and law regarding 
the appropriate status of such documents. 

Applicants further reserve the right to take appropriate action to establish the 
patentability of the disclosed invention over the listed documents, should one or more of 
the documents be applied against the claims of the present application. 

If there is any fee due in connection with the filing of this Statement, please 
charge the fee to our Deposit Account No. 06-0916. 


Respectfully submitted 


FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, 
GARRETT & DUNNER, LLP. 


Dated: March 26, 2004 



Andrew B/'Schwaab 
Reg. No. 38,611 


RECEIVED 

MAR 3 1 2Q(W 


Technology Center 2100 


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