United States Patent and Trademark Office
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
I nilid Stall-, Patent and Trademark Office
Address: COMMISSIONER FOR PATENTS
FIRST NAMED INVENTOR
ATTORNEY DOCKET NO. CONFIRMATION NO.
2292 7590 04/01/2009
BIRCH STEWART KOLASCH & BIRCH
PO BOX 747
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22040-0747
DAMELSEN, NATHAN ANDREW
NOTIFICATION DATE | DELIVERY MODE
Please find below and/or attached an Office communication concerning this application or proceeding.
The time period for reply, if any, is set in the attached communication.
Notice of the Office communication was sent electronically on above-indicated "Notification Date" to the
following e-mail address(es):
PTOL-90A (Rev. 04/07)
PARK ET AL.
All participants (applicant, applicant's representative, PTO personnel):
(1) Nathan Danielsen . (3) .
(2) Seth Kim (Reg. #54,557) . (4) .
Date of Interview: 24 March 2009 .
Type: a)^ Telephonic b)^ Video Conference
c)D Personal [copy given to: "!)□ applicant 2)Q applicant's representative]
Exhibit shown or demonstration conducted: d)D Yes e)Q No.
If Yes, brief description: .
Claim(s) discussed: 1,21 and 36 .
Identification of prior art discussed: Ito et al (US Patent 5.715,221) .
Agreement with respect to the claims f)^] was reached. g)D was not reached. h)D N/A.
Substance of Interview including description of the general nature of what was agreed to if an agreement was
reached, or any other comments: applicant's representative presented claim amendments and arguments (filed 27
February 2009) which at least appear to overcome the prior art applied against the claims in the Office action mailed
28 November 2008. Applicant's representative was then informed that further search and consideration would be
necessary to confirm that applicant's amendments have overcome the applied prior art .
(A fuller description, if necessary, and a copy of the amendments which the examiner agreed would render the claims
allowable, if available, must be attached. Also, where no copy of the amendments that would render the claims
allowable is available, a summary thereof must be attached.)
THE FORMAL WRITTEN REPLY TO THE LAST OFFICE ACTION MUST INCLUDE THE SUBSTANCE OF THE
INTERVIEW. (See MPEP Section 713.04). If a reply to the last Office action has already been filed, APPLICANT IS
GIVEN A NON-EXTENDABLE PERIOD OF THE LONGER OF ONE MONTH OR THIRTY DAYS FROM THIS
INTERVIEW DATE, OR THE MAILING DATE OF THIS INTERVIEW SUMMARY FORM, WHICHEVER IS LATER, TO
FILE A STATEMENT OF THE SUBSTANCE OF THE INTERVIEW. See Summary of Record of Interview
requirements on reverse side or on attached sheet.
/Andrea L Wellington/
Supervisory Patent Examiner, Art Unit 2627
PTOL-413 (Rev. 04-03)
sr No. 20090324