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Application Number 


09876311 


IKimDH ATlAkl niC^I Aniinr 

INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 


3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 







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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

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Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 



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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 



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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

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Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 



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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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International Search Report for PCT/IB01/01406 filed August 8, 2001 (WO2002/013438) 


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Application Number 


09876311 


INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

( Not for submission under 37 CFR 1.99) 


Filing Date 


2001-06-07 


First Named Inventor Maurice Ronan GOODMAN et al 


Art Unit 3695 


Examiner Name M. Gottschalk 




Attorney Docket Number 


7802-A08-002 





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International Search Report for PCT/IB2007/053760 filed September 18, 2007 (WO2008/035280) 


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