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AUG 0 5 2002 

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PTO/SB/2 

Approved for use through 10/31/2002. 0MB 0651-0031 
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 



TRANSMITTAL 
FORM 

(to be used for all correspondence after initial filing) 


Application Number 


09/864,621 


Filing Date 


May 23, 2001 


First Named Inventor 


H. Ralph SNODGRASS 


Group Art Unit 


1639 


Examiner Name 


P, Ponnaluri 


Total Number of Pages in This Submission 


6 


Attorney Docket Number 


441472000110 



ENCLOSURES (check all that apply) 



0 



Fee Transmittal Form - in duplicate 



- 2 pgs 

I I Fee Attabt?ed 



H Amendment/Reply (Response to 
Restriction Requirement) - 2 pgs 

[ I After Final 

[ [ Affidavits/declaration(s) 
[ X I Extension of Time Request - 1 pg 
I [ Express Abandonment Request 

I [ Infonmation Disclosure Statement 

□ Certified Copy of Priority 
Document(s) 

□ Response to Missing Parts/ 
Incomplete Application 

□ Response to Missing Parts 
under 37 CFR 1.52 or 1.53 



□ Assignment Papers 
{for an Application) 

[ I Drawing(s) 

I j Licensing-related Papers 
I I Petition 

□ Petition to Convert to a Provisional 
Application 

□ Power of Attorney, Revocation 
Change of Correspondence Address 

[ I Terminal Disclaimer 
I I Request for Refund 
QcD, Number of CD(s) 



Remarks 



□ After Allowance Communication 
to Group 

□ Appeal Communication to Board of 
Appeals and Interferences 

□ Appeal Communication to Group 
{Appeal Notice, Brief, Reply Brief) 

[ [ Proprietary Infonmation 
[ ^ Status Letter 



* Return receipt postcard 



^ Other Enclosure(s) 

I (please identify below) 



SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT, ATTORNEY, OR AGENT 



Firm 

or 

Individual Name 



Signature 



Date 



MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP 
Cara M. Goburn - 46,631 



CUSTOMER NUMBER: 25226 



July 29, 2003 



I hereby certify that this correspondence is being deposited with the U.S. Postal Service as Express Mail, Certificate No. EV 332779020 
US, in an envelope addressed to: Commissioner f A" t'c^ents, B.O. Box 1450;^exandria, VA, 22313-1450, on the date shown below. 



Dated: Signature: 




(Anthony Soljanich) 



pa-810155 




AUG 0 5 2003 



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V FFF TRAM^MITTAI 

for FY 2003 

Patent fees are subject to annual revision. 


Complete if Known 


Application Number 


09/864,621 


Filing Date 


May 23, 2001 


First Named Inventor 


H. R. SNODGRASS 


Examiner Name 


P. Ponnaluri 


X Applicant claims small entity status. See 37 CFR 1 .27 


Group Art Unit 


1639 


TOTAL AMOUNT OF PAYMENT ($) 55.00 


Attorney Docket No. 


441472000110 



METHOD OF PAYMENT (check all that apply) 



□ 



Check 



□ Credit I I Money 
Card I I Order 

[ X I Deposit Account 

Deposit 
Account 
Number 



I I Other I j ^to^e 



03-1952 



Morrison & Foerster LLP 



Deposit 
Account 
^4ame 

The C ommissioner is hereby authori zed t o: (ctieck all ttiat apply) 
I X I Charge fee(s) indicated below | X | Credit any overpayments 

H Charge any additional fee{s) during the pendency of this 
application 

I I Charge fee(s) indicated below, except for the filing fee 
to the above-identified deposit account. 



FEE CALCULATION 



1. BASIC FILING FEE 

Large Entity Small Entity 



Fee 
Code 


Fee 
($) 


Fee 
Code 


Fee 
($) 


Fee DescrlDtion 


1001 


750 


2001 


375 


Utility filing fee 


1002 


330 


2002 


165 


Design filing fee 


1003 


520 


2003 


260 


Plant filing fee 


1004 


750 


2004 


375 


Reissue filing fee 


1005 


160 


2005 


80 


Provisional filing fee 



Fee Paid 



SUBTOTAL (1) ($) 



0.00 



2. EXTRA CLAIM FEES FOR UTILITY AND REISSUE 

Extra Fee from 
Claims below Fee Paid 

Total Claims | 28 | -28"= | 0 | x | 9 | = | 0.00 | 
Multiple Dependent 140 



0.00 I 



Large Entity Small Entity 



Fee Fee 

Code ($) 

1202 18 
1201 84 

1203 280 

1204 84 



Fee Description 



Fee Fee 
Code ($) 

2202 9 Claims in excess of 20 

2201 42 Independent claims in excess of 3 

2203 140 Multiple dependent daim. If not paid 

2204 42 ** Reissue Independent claims 

over original patent 

2205 9 ** Reissue claims in excess of 20 

and over original patent 



SUBTOTAL (2) fW 



0.00 I 



or number previously paid, H greater, For Reissues, see above 



FEE CALCULATION (continued) 



3. ADDITIONAL FEES 

Large Entity Small Entity 



Fee 
Code 



1051 
1052 



Fee 
($) 

130 

50 



Fee 
Code 



2051 
2052 



Fee 
(S) 



Fee Description 

65 Surcharge - late filing fee or oath 

25 Surchtarge - late provisional filing fee or cover 
sheet. 



Fee Paid 



1053 130 Non-English specification 
1812 2,520 For filing a request for ex parte reexamination 

1804 920' R®^"®sting publicafion of SIR prior to 
Examiner action 

1805 1 840* R6Q"6Stlng publication of SIR after 
Examiner action 



1053 130 

1812 2.520 

1804 920* 

1805 1,840* 

1251 110 

1252 410 

1253 930 

1254 1.450 

1255 1.970 

1401 320 

1402 320 

1403 280 

1451 1,510 

1452 110 

1453 1.300 

1501 1.300 

1502 470 

1503 630 
1460 130 
1807 50 

1806 180 
8021 40 

1809 750 

1810 750 

1801 750 

1802 900 
Other fee (specify) 

'Reduced by Basic Filing Fee Paid 



2251 


55 


Extension for reply within first month 


2252 


205 


Extension for reply within second month 


2253 


465 


Extension for reply within third mwitti 


2254 


725 


Extension for reply within fourth month 


2255 


985 


Extension for reply within fifth month 


2401 


160 


Notice of Appeal 


2402 


160 


Filing a brief In support of an appeal 


2403 


140 


Request for oral hearing 


1451 


1,510 Petition to institute a public use proceeding 


2452 


55 


Petition to revive - unavoidable 


2453 


650 


Petition to revive - unintentional 


2501 


650 


Utility issue fee (or reissue) 


2502 


235 


Design issue fee 


2503 


315 


Plant Issue fee 


1460 


130 


Petitions to the Commissioner 


1807 


50 


Processing fee under 37 CFR 1.17(q) 


1806 


180 


Submission of Informafion Disclosure Stmt 


8021 
2809 


40 
375 


Recording each patent assignment per 
property (times number of properties) 
Filing a submission after final rejection 
(37 CFR 1.129(a)) 


2810 


375 


For each additional invention to be 
examined (37CFR 1.129(b)) 


2801 


375 


Request for Continued Examination (RCE) 


1802 


900 


Request for expedited examination 
of a design application 



55.00 



SUBTOTAL (3) l($) 



SUBMrrTED BY 



Name (Print/Type) Cara M. Coburn 



Signature 



1 Registration No. l/ic; cq-t 
(Attorney/Agent) l^o.DO I 



Complete (if applicable) 



Telephone 



Date 



(650)813-4218 



July 29, 2003 



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