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CHRISTIE PARKER 



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COPY 

PATENT 

IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE 

/ Itereby certify that this correspondence i.? being deposited with iJis U.S. Postal Service 
as first class ntoil in an envelope addressed to Commissioner of Patents, P.O. Box 1450, 
Alexandria, Virginia 22313-1450 on June 10. 2003. 




Applicant : Kalu K. Vasoya, et al. 

Application No. : 10/020,506 

Filed December 11, 2001 

Title : LIGHTWEIGHT CIRCUIT BOARD WITH 

CONDUCTIVE CONSTRAINING CORES 

Grp./Div. : 1775 

Examiner : Ling X. Xu 

Docket No. : 47490/RAG/S968 



INFORMATION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT WITH FEE 
UNDER 37 CFR §§ 1.97(c) and 1.17(p) 



^ Post Office Box 7068 

Commissioner for Patents Pasadena, CA 9 1 109-7068 

P O. Box 1450 June 10, 2003 
Alexandria, VA 223 13-1450 

Commissioner: 

In compliance with the duty of disclosure under 37 CFR §§ 1.56. 1,97 and 1.98. and in 
accordance with the provisions in the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure §§ 609 and 
707.05(b). enclosed is FORM PTO/SB/08A/B listing the references that are known to applicant. 
Copies of each of the listed references are enclosed. 

It is respectfully requested that the listed references be considered in the examination 
of this application and identified on tlie list of references cited on the patent issuing for this 
apphc^tion. Applicant also requests th at an initialed copy of FORM PTO/SB/OSA/B be entered 
in the application file and returned to applicant with the next communication from the Office 
in accordance with MPEP § 609. 



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Application No, 10/020,506 

Enclosed is the processing fee of $180 as required by 37 CFR §L17^j). The 
Commissioner is hereby authorized to charge any fees which may be required by this paper 
to Deposit Account No. 03-1728. Please show our docket number with any Deposit Account 
transaction. A copy of this paper is enclosed. 

Respectfully submitted, 
CHRISTIE, PARKER & HALE, LLP 




David J. 

Limited Recognition Uiider 37 CFR 10.9(b) 
626/795-9900 



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Enclosures; Check $180 
Copy of IDS 

PTO/SB/08A/B, w/references 



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FORM PTO/SB/08A/B (10-01) 
Substitute for PTO-1449A/B 



INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

(use as many sheets as necessary) 



Attorney Docket Number 


47490/DJB/S968 


Application Number 


10/020,506 


Filing Date 


December 11, 2001 


Applicant(s) 


Kalu K. Vasoya, ct al. 


Group Art Unit 


1775 


Examiner Name 


Ling X. Xu 



FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS 



EXAMINER 
INTTIAliS 



Cite 
No/ 



Foreign Patent Docqment 



Country Coda' - Number^- Kind 
Code* (If known) 



Pabiicatiob 
Date 
MM-DD-YYYY 



Name of Pateatee or 

Applicant of CSt^d Document 



1' ^ 





U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS 


EXAMINER 
INITIALS 


Cite 


DOCUMENT NUMBER 






Number ■ land code'- 

(If ktLOWH) 


PUBLICATION DATE 
MM-DD-YYYY 


NAME OP PATENTEE 






4,318,954 


03-09-1982 


Jensen 






4,591,659 


05-27-1986 


Leibowitz 






4,689,110 


08-25-1987 


Leibowitz 






4,812,792 


03-14-1989 


Leibowitz 













OTHER DOCUMENTS 


EXAMINER 
INTTIALS 


Cite 
No> 


Include name of tho author (m CAPITAL LETTERS), title of th^ Rrtido, titlo of the item (book, magazuiB, jouma], serial, 
sympo^iun^ catalog, etc.), date, pa^BCs). volume-issue nuRiher(s)» publisk^r. dty and/or country where published 





















EXAMINER 
SIGNATURE 



DATE 

CONSIDERED 



EXAMINER: Initifll if ref^rouco considered, whether or not citation is in conformance with MPEP G09; Draw line throu^U citation if not in 
cotifoimauce and not considered. Include copy of this form with next conununication to applicant. 'Applicant's unique citation desijniatioa number 
(optional). 'See Kinds Codes of USPTO Patent Documents at www.pto.gov or MPEP 90 1 .4. ''Ent4>r Office that isEued the document, by the two-lettor 
code (WIPO standard ST.3). *Por Japanese patent documients, the indication of the yoar of tho roign of the Emperor must precede tho seri.il numbet 
of the patent document. ^Kind of document by the appropriate symbols a^ indicatod ott tho document under WIPO Standard ST. 16 if possible. 
Atiphcant is to place a chock mark here if English Language Translation is attached. 



Patent and Trademark OfKoe; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 

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BEFORE THE OFFICE OF ENROLLMENT AND DISCIPLINE 
UNITED STATE PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE 



LIMITED RECOGNITION UNDER 37 CFR § 10,9(b) 



David J. Bailey is hereby given limited recognition under 37 CFR § 10.9(b) as an 
employee of Christie, Parker & Hale LLP to prepare and prosecute patent applications 
wherein the patent applicant is a client of Christie, Parker & Hale LLP, and the attorney 
or agent of record in the applications is a registered practitioner who is a member of 
Christie, Parker & Hale LLP, This limited recognition shall expire on the date appearing 
below, or when whichever of the following events first occurs prior to the date appearing 
below: (i) David J. Bailey ceases to lawfully reside in the United States, (ii) David S. 
Bailey's employment with Christie, Parker & Hale LLP ceases or is terminated, or 
(iii) David J. Bailey ceases to remain or reside in the United States on an H-1 visa. 

This document constitutes proof of such recognition. The original of this document is on file 
in the Office of Enrollment and Discipline of the U.S, Patent and Trademark Ofifice. 



Expires: August 15, 2003 




Director of Enrollment and Discipline 



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IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE 

/ hereby certify that this correspondence is being ff^imH^ transrg^ed tc^ihe flfiiied States Patent and 
Trademark Office on August 19, 2004. 



Applicant 
Application No. 
Filed 
Title 



Grp./Div. 
Examiner 

Docket No. 




lonfimiation No. 8703 



Kalu IL Vasoya, et al. 
10/020,506 
December 11, 2001 

LIGHTWEIGHT CIRCUIT BOARD WITH CONDUCTIVJE 
CONSTRAINING CORES 

1775 

LingX.Xu 
47490/DJB/S968 



SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT WITH FEE 
UNDER 37 CFR §§ L97(d) AND L17(p) 



Commissioner for Patents 
P-0, Box 1450 
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 



Post Office Box 7068 
Pasadena, CA 91109-7068 
August 19, 2004 



Commissioner: 

In compliance with the duty of disclosure under 37 CFR §§ 1.56, 1,97 and 1.98, and in 
accordance with the provisions in the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure §§ 609 and 
707.05(b), enclosed is FORM PTO/SB/08A/B listing the references that are known to appHcant. 
Copies of each of the listed references are enclosed. 

It is respectfully requested that the listed references be considered in rhe examination of 
this application and identified on the Kst of references cited on the patent issuing for this 
application. Applicant also requests that an initialed copy of FORM PTO/SB/GSA/B be entered 
in the application file and returned to appHcant with the next communication from the Office in 
accordance with MPEP § 609. 

Applicant's undersigned attorney hereby certifies, in accordance with 37 CFR § 
1.97(e)(2), that no item of information contained in the information disclosure statement was 



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Application No, 10/020^06 

cited in a commuuication from a foreign patent office in a counterpart foreign application, and, 
to the knowledge of the person signing the certification after making reasonable inquiry, no item 
of information contained in the information disclosure statement was known to any individual 
designated in Section 1.56(c) more than three months prior to the filing of the information 
disclosure statement. 

The Commissioner is hereby authorized to charge any fees which may be required by this 
paper to Deposit Account No. 03-1728. Please show our docket number with any Deposit 
Account transaction. A copy of this paper is enclosed. 

Respectfully submitted, 

CHRISTIE, PARKER & HALE, LLP 

Limited Recognition l^m^ 37 CFR § 10.9(b) 
626/795-9900 

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Enclosures: Form PTO/SB/08A/B, w/rcfcrcnces 

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FORM PTO/SB/08A/B (lO-Ol) 
Substitute for PTO- 1 449 A/B 


Attorney Docket Number 


47490/DJB/S968 


INFORMATION DISCXOSURE 


Application Number 


10/020,506 


STATEME3VT BY APPLICANT 


Filing Date 


December 11, 2001 


Applicant(s) 


Kalu K. Vasoya, et al. 


(use as many sheets as necessary) 


Group Art Unit 


1775 




Examiner Name 


Ling X. Xu 







U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS 


EXAMINER 
INITIALS 


Cite 
No.' 


DOCUMENT NXJMBHR 
Number - Kind Code^ (If Known) 


PUBLICATION DATE 
MM-DD-YYYY 


NAMli OF PATENTEE 






5,004,639 


04-02-1991 


Desai 






































FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS 


EXAMINF.R 

iNrriAT^s 


Cile 
No.' 


rOreinn Falcnt DocQincnt 

Country Code' - Numb$r^ - Kind CodtJ* 

(Ji' Known) 


Publication Dale 
MM-DD-YYYY 


Nan-kc of Pawn lee or 
Applicant of Cited Document 


r 






EP-031396I.A2 


05-03-1989 


Rogers Corporation 








WO-95/02505-A1 


01-26-1995 


Chomerics, Tnc, 








WO-97/17199-A1 


05-15-1997 


Modeme Maschinen-Apparate- 
Werkzeuge AG 



















OTHER DOCUMENTS ~ 


EXAMINER 
INITIALS 


Cite 
No-' 


Include nainc of the uulhor (m CAPITAL LRTTERS), litle of ihc ailidc, tiDc of the item (book. JTMgaiincoounial, serial, sympo.Mirm. ^ 
catalog, etc.), p^g^s), volume-issue numbcr(g), publisher, ciiy and/Or country where published 






Supplemental European Search Report dated 30 April 2004 from corresponding European 
Application No. EP 01 99 0176, Hied December 11, 2001 






Translation of WO-97/17199-A1 









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EXAMINER 
SIGNATURE 




DATE 

CONSIDERED 




in^.^H T ,T '^'^r^?* 5<'"«''e"!tl. ^«*eO.Br or not clistion is in confomancc with MPEP &}9; Draw line through citation if not in conformance and not ' 

, ""^ wJ.U'Jif Tr""'"'i°" ^P'*""«- 'Applicanfs unique citation designatian ninnber (oprional). 'See Kinds CtKies of USPTO 
Patent Docmrimt, at www.pto gov or MPEP 901.4 Wr Office chat issued the docummt. by the tw-lctoa-qodc (WO slandHid ST 3). 'for Japanese Mient 

.'u r"*" "^'■^^ ™^ "^^^ ^""^ must precede the serial nunibcr of rho patent doct^menl, ^nd cf document by the appropriate symbols 
« indicsced on the document tmder WO Standard ST.l6irpr»».ib!e. 'Applicant is to place a check mark h.,. if Enghsl, l^iguuge Tianslalion ,s aZhcd 



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