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From the PATENT COOPERATION TREATY 

INTERNATIO NAL SEARCHING AUTHORITY 

To: " " ' 

David Grant Gilson 
SPOOR & FISHER 

BUTLIDNG NO. 13, HIGHGROVE OFFICE PARK 
OAK AVE., CENTURION, P O BOX 454 
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA 0001 



Applicant's or agent's file reference 
PA138709PCT 



PCT 



WRITTEN OPINION OF THE 
INTERNATIONAL SEARCHING AUTHORITY 

(PCT Rule 43bisA) 



International application No. 
PCT/IB05/03842 



Date of mailing 

(day/month/year) 

FOR FURTHER ACTION 

See paragraph 2 below 



International filing date (day/month/year) 
21 December 2005 (21.12.2005) 



International Fatent Classification (IPC) or both national classification and IPC 
IPC: G06F 17/60 
USPC: 705/2 

Applicant " " — 

DISCOVERY HOLDINGS LIMITED 



Priority date (day/month/year) 
07 January 2005 (07.01,2005) 



1. This opinion contains indications relating to the following items: 



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Box No. I 


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Box No. II 


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Box No. Ill 


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Box No, IV 




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Box No. VI 


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Box No. VII 


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Box No. VIII 



Basis of the opinion 
Priority 

Non-establishment of opinion with regard to novelty, inventive step and industrial applicability 

Lack of unity of invention 

Reasoned statement under Rule 43to. l(a)(i) with regard to novelty, inventive step or industrial 
appl.cab.hty; citations and explanations supporting such statement 

Certain documents cited 
Certain defects in the international application 
Certain observations on the international application 
2. FURTHER ACTION 

L^rnS tSa^ be <™'?-d * be a written opinion of the 

that written opinions of this Internationa. SeiSg AuStySt^ B ~ "** R "' e 66 ^ 

5S?.°55£,iy;sSJ? XESSE %&£2ZTZ? of * e IPEA '- the applicant is M to M to *° 

For further options, see Form PCT/ISA/220. 
3. For further details, see notes to Form PCT/ISA/220. 



Name and mailing address of the ISA/ US 
Mail Stop PCT, Attn: ISA/US 
Commissioner for Patents 
P.O. Box 1450 

Alexandria, Virginia 223 13-1450 
Facsimile No. (571) 273-3201 



Form PCT/ISA7237 (cover sheet) (April 2005) 



Date of completion of this opinio; 
07 August 2006 (07.08.2006) 




Lrthorized officer 
Igor Borissov 




Telephone No. 703-308-1 1 13 



WRITTEN OPINION OF THE 
INTERNATIONAL SEARCHING AUTHORITY 



Box No. I Basis of this opinion 



International application No, 
PCT/IB05/03842 



1 . With regard to the language, this opinion has been established on the basis of: 
E>3 the international application in the language in which it was filed 

D ss: ^srsjssss — which is Ae lansuage of a Mation ^ f ° r ° f 

2 - ^^^SS^S^^T discIosed in te internationaI app,ication - d y - - ciwc 

a. type of material 

□ a sequence listing 

table(s) related to the sequence listing 

b. format of material 

on paper 

in electronic form 

c. time of filing/furnishing 

contained in the international application as filed. 

□ filed together with the international application in electronic form. 

□ furnished subsequently to this Authority for the purposes of search. 

3 " Q or tS^^ 0336 m ° re ^ VerSi ° n ° r C ° Py ° f 3 Se « uence listin S ^Ie(s) relating thereto has been filed 

4. Additional comments: 



Form PCT/ISA/237(Box No. I) (April 2005) 



WRITTEN OPINION OF THE 
INTERNATIONAL SEARCHING AUTHORITY 


International application No. 
PCT/IB05/03842 


InnTrS-?^"* Unde I RU,C 43 **' 1(a)(i) WUh rCgard t0 nove1 *' inventive or industrial 
applicability; citations and explanations supporting such statement industrial 


1. Statement 








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Claims 1-9 




YES 




Claims NONE 




NO 


Inventive step (IS) 


Claims NONE 




YES 




Claims 1-9 




NO 


Industrial applicability (IA) 


Claims 1-9 




YES 




Claims NONE 




NO 



2, Citations and explanations: 

Claims 1-9 are iack inventive step under PCT Article 33(3) as being obvious 
over Kenna et al.