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UTILITY 
PATENT APPLICATION 
TRANSMITTAL 

(Only for new nonprovisional applications under 37 CFR 1.53(b)) 



Attorney Docket No. 



First Iriventor 
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Maurice Ronan Goodman 
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Express Mail Label No.l EL 469910497US 



APPLICATION ELEMENTS 

See MPEP chapter 600 concerning utility patent application contents. 



. _ — _ ^ _ Assistant Commissioner for Patents 

ADDRESS TO: Box Patent Application 
Washington, DC 20231 



SFee Transmittal Fomi (e.g., PTO/SB/17) 
(Submit morigtmlanda duplicate for fee processing) 

I 1 Applicant claims small entity Status. 
2- ' ' See 37 CFR 1.27. 



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[Total Pages \ ^3 | j 



Speciiioation 

{pwferwd arrangemsnt se 

- Descriptive title of the invention 

- Cross Reference to Related Applications 

- Statement Regarding Fed sponsored R&D 

- Reference to sequence listing, a table, 
or a computer program listing appendix 

- Background of the Invention 

- Brief Summary of the Invention 

- Brief Description of the Drawings (if filed) 

- Detailed Description 
-C!aim(s) 

- Abstract of the Disclosure 

4. [m Drawing(s) (35 U.S.C. 113) [ Total Sheefs CU 1 

5. Oath or De claration [Total Pages | 3 | ] 

a. S Newly executed (original or copy) 

□ Copy from a prior application (37 CFR 1 .63 (d)) 
(for continuation/divisional with Box 18 completed) 

DELETION OF INVENTOR(S) 
Sigrred statement attached deleting inventor<s) 
named in ttie prior application, see 37 CFR 
1.63(d)(2) and -1.33(b). 



7. CD-ROM or CD-R in duplicate, large table or 
Computer Program {Appendix) 

8. Nucleotide and/or Amino Acid Sequence Submission 
{if applicable, all necessary) 

a. Computer Readable Form (CRF) 

b. Specification Sequence Listing on: 

i. □ CD-ROM or CD-R (2 copies); or 
i i. CH paper 

c. I I Statements verifying identity of above copies 



Application Data Sheet. See 37 CFR 1.76 



ACCOMPANYING APPLICATION PARTS 

9. I^^ Assignment Papers (cover sheet & document(s}) 
I — I 37 CFR 3.73(b) Statement I | Power of 

10- 1 — I (when tttere is an assignee) ' — ' Attorney 

1 1 . 1 I English Translation Document (if applicable) 

j I Infonnation Disclosure [ 1 Copies of IDS 

I ' Statement (lDS)/PTO-1449 " — I Citations 

13. 1 I Preliminary Amendment 

nn Return Receipt Postcard (MPEP 503) 

14. LAj (Should be specrficaUy itemized) 

15.5] p/SnW'?"5a^e<r"'""*^'^ 

16 I I Nonpublicafion Request under 35 U.S.C. 122 

■ I 1 (b)(2)(B)(i). Applicant must attach form PTO/SB/35 

or its equivalent Express Mail Certif 

17. [x] Other. ;;;''7;";;'';;;'"";"'";;'7';;";;'";;"" 



18. If a CONTINUING APPLICATION, c/jec/f appropriate box, and supply the requisite information below and in a preliminary amertdment, 
orin an Application Data Sheetunder37 CFR 1.76: 
I 1 Continuation Q Divisional | | 



Continuation-in-part (ClP) 



For CONTINUATION OR DIVISIONAL APPS only: The entire disclosure of the prior af 



in oath or declaration is supplied under 



19. CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS 



□ 



Correspondence ad 



Name 


MARSHALL & MELHORN, LLC 


Address 


Phillip S. Oberlin 


Four SeaGate - 8th Floor 


. City 


Toledo 1 State 


Ohio 


Zip Code 


43604 


Country 


\i,j^fk. ^ 1 Telephorie 


(419)249-7149 


Fax 


(419)2^^5^ 


Name (PrintJType) 


/hllT^jh^vllji r) 1 Reg 


stration No. (Attorney 


Agent) 


19 


,066 , 


Signature 


Vir^S3^-^'v^S-*vL * 1 Date 





ttie amount of time you are required to complete this form stiould be sent to the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, DC 
20231. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. SEND TO: Assistant Commissioner for Patents, Box Patent A ■ ' 
Washington, DC 20231. 



FEE TRANSMITTAL 
for FY 2001 

" Patent fees are subject to annual revision. 


Complete if Known ^ 


Application Number 




Filing Date 




First Named Inventor 


Maurice Ronan Goodman 


Examiner Name 




^ TOTAL AMOUNT OF PAYMENT | ($) 830.00 


Group Art Unit 
Attorney Docket No. 


1-15428 J 



METHOD OF PAYMENT 



FEE CALCULATION (continued^ 



Account I 
Number [ 



MARSHALL & MELHORN, LLC 



3. ADDITIONAL FEES 

Large Small 
Entity Entity 
cfde ^sT llle F$T Fee Description 

05 130 205 65 Surcharge - late filing fee or oatli 



I Xl Payment Enclosed: 

m Check □ Credit card □ Money Q ^^^^ 



FEE CALCULATION 



. BASIC FILING FEE 
Large Entity Small Entity 
Fee Fee Fee Fee Fee Description 
Code {$) Code ($) 
101 710 201 355 Utility filing fee 

106 320 206 160 Design filing fee 

107 490 207 245 Plant filing fee 

108 710 208 355 Reissue filing fee 
114 150 214 75 Provisional filing fee 



SUBTOTAL (1) |($) 710.00 I 



2. EXTRA CLAIM FEES 

Fee from 

Ext ra Claim s laelow Fee Paid 



Total Claims I 13 I -20*' 
Independent | ^ | . 3.* ^ 

Multiple Dependent 

Large Entity Small Entity 
Fee Fee Fee Fee 
Code ($) Code ($) 



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104 270 204 1 
80 209 



Claims in excess of 20 
Independent claims in excess of 3 
Multiple dependent claim, if not paid 



9 130 Non-English specification 
7 2,520 For filing a request for ex parte reexamination . 



SUBTOTAL 

or number previously paid, if greater. For Reissues, 



(2) |($) 80.00 I 



:39 130 ■ 
147 2,520 

12 920* 

13 1,840* 

15 110 215 55 Extension for reply within first month 

16 390 216 195 Extension for reply within second month 

17 890 217 445 Extension for reply within third month 

18 1,390 218 695 Extension for reply within fourth month 
128 1,890 228 945 Extension for reply within fifth month 

310 219 155 Notice of Appeal 

120 310 220 155 Filing a brief in support of an appeal 

221 135 Request for oral hearing 

138 1,510 138 1,510 Petition to institute a public use proceeding 

140 110 240 55 Petition to revive - unavoidable 

1,240 241 620 Petition to revive - unintentional 

142 1,240 242 620 Utility issue fee (or reissue) 
Design issue fee 
Plant issue fee 

130 122 130 Petitions to the Commissioner 

123 50 123 50 Processing fee under 37 CFR 1.1 7(q) 

126 180 126 180 Submission of Information Disclosure Stmt 
581 40 581 

146 710 246 355 Filing a submission after final rejection 
{37 CFR § 1.129(a)) 

149 710 249 355 For each additional invention to be 
examined (37 CFR § 1.129(b)) 

79 710 279 355 Request for Continued Examination (RCE) 

69 900 169 £ 

Other fee (specify) _ 



143 440 243 220 

144 600 



^Reduced by Basic Filing Fee Paid SUBTOTAL (3) |($) 40.00 



SUBMITTED BY 



Com p lete ffl applicable) 



Name (Print/Type) 



|yZa"°-| 19,066 ~-'H(419) 24^714" 



Signatun 



Date 



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NEW PATENT APPLICATION " 

TITLE: A METHOD OF INCENTIVISING MEMBERS OF A DISEASE MANAGEMENT 
PROGRAMME TO COMPLY WITH THE PROGRAMME 

PRIORITY: South African Appln..No. 2000/4682 filed September 6,' 2000 

INVENTORS: MAURICE RONAN GOODMAN, LORI MANSON and CRAIG NOSSEL 

ASSIGNEE: DISCOVERY HEALTH LIMITED, a South African company 

ATTORNEYS: MARSHALL & MELHORN, LLC 

DOCKET NO: 1-15428 



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