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j APPLICATION NO. | 


FILING DATE 1 


FIRST NAMED INVENTOR 


ATTORNEY DOCKET NO. | 


CONFIRMATION NO. 


10/824,405 


04/15/2004 


Masaaki Tamai 


2004_0593 


7727 



513 7590 01/22/2008 

WENDEROTH, LIND & PONACK, LLP. 
2033 K STREET N. W. 
SUITE 800 

WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1021 



EXAMINER 



MASKUL1NSK1, MICHAEL C 



ART UNIT 



2113 



PAPER NUMBER 



MAIL DATE 



DELIVERY MODE 



01/22/2008 PAPER 

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. 



PTOL-90A (Rev. 04/07) 



V 



Notice of Abandonment 


Application No. 

10/824,405 


Applicant(s) 
TAMAI ET AL 


Examiner 

Michael Maskulinski 


Art Unit 

2113 





- The MAILING DATE of this communication appears on the cover sheet with the correspondence address-- 



This application is abandoned in view of: 

1. S Applicant's failure to timely file a proper reply to the Office letter mailed on 16 May 2007 . 

(a) □ A reply was received on (with a Certificate of Mailing or Transmission dated ), which is after the expiration of the 

period for reply (including a total extension of time of month(s)) which expired on . 

(b) □ A proposed reply was received on , but it does not constitute a proper reply under 37 CFR 1.113 (a) to the final rejection. 

(A proper reply under 37 CFR 1 .1 13 to a final rejection consists only of: (1) a timely filed amendment which places the 
application in condition for allowance; (2) a timely filed Notice of Appeal (with appeal fee); or (3) a timely filed Request for 
Continued Examination (RCE) in compliance with 37 CFR 1.114). 

(c) □ A reply was received on but it does not constitute a proper reply, or a bona fide attempt at a proper reply, to the non- 

final rejection. See 37 CFR 1 .85(a) and 1 .1 1 1 . (See explanation in box 7 below). 

(d) ^ No reply has been received. 

2. □ Applicant's failure to timely pay the required issue fee and publication fee, if applicable, within the statutory period of three months 

from the mailing date of the Notice of Allowance (PTOL-85). 

(a) □ The issue fee and publication fee, if applicable, was received on (with a Certificate of Mailing or Transmission dated 

), which is after the expiration of the statutory period for payment of the issue fee (and publication fee) set in the Notice of 

Allowance (PTOL-85). 

(b) □ The submitted fee of $ is insufficient. A balance of $ is due. 

The issue fee required by 37 CFR 1.18 is $ _. The publication fee, if required by 37 CFR 1.18(d), is $ . 

(c) □ The issue fee and publication fee, if applicable, has not been received. 

3. D Applicant's failure to timely file corrected drawings as required by, and within the three-month period set in, the Notice of 

Allowability (PTO-37). 

(a) □ Proposed corrected drawings were received on (with a Certificate of Mailing or Transmission dated ), which is 

after the expiration of the period for reply. 

(b) □ No corrected drawings have been received. 

4. □ The letter of express abandonment which is signed by the attorney or agent of record, the assignee of the entire interest, or all of 

the applicants. 

5. □ The letter of express abandonment which is signed by an attorney or agent (acting in a representative capacity under 37 CFR 

1 .34(a)) upon the filing of a continuing application. 

6. □ The decision by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interference rendered on and because the period for seeking court review 

of the decision has expired and there are no allowed claims. 

7. □ The reason(s) below: 



Michael Maskulinski 
Primary Examiner 
Art Unit: 2113 

Petitions to revive under 37 CFR 1 . 1 37(a) or (b), or requests to withdraw the holding of abandonment under 37 CFR 1.181, should be promptly filed to 
minimize any negative effects on patent term. . 

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office kl 

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