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U.S. APPLICATION NUMBER NO.
FIRST NAMED APPLICANT
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David B Cochran
Jones Day Reavis & Pogue
901 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114-1190
Barry J. Gilhuly
INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION NO.
LA. FILING DATE
CONFIRMATION NO. 9501
371 ACCEPTANCE LETTER
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Date Mailed: 10/15/2002
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATION UNDER 35 U.S.C 371 AND 37 CFR 1.494
The applicant is hereby advised that the United States Patent and Trademark Office in its capacity as an Elected
Office (37 CFR 1.495) , has determined that the above identified international application has met the
requirements of 35 U.S.C. 371, and is ACCEPTED for national patentability examination in the United States
Patent and Trademark Office.
The United States Application Number assigned to the application is shown above and the relevant dates are:
DATE OF RECEIPT OF 35 U.S.C. 371(c)(1), (c)(2) and DATE OF RECEIPT OF ALL 35 U.S.C.
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A Filing Receipt (PTO-103X) will be issued for the present application in due course. THE DATE APPEARING
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The following items have been received:
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• Preliminary Amendments
• Request for Immediate Examination
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Applicant is reminded that any communications to the United States Patent and Trademark Office must be mailed
to the address given in the heading and include the U.S. application no. shown above (37 CFR 1 .5)
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PART 3 - OFFICE COPY
FORM PCT/DO/EO/903 (371 Acceptance Notice)