United States Patent and Trademark Office
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
United States Patent and Trademark OfTtcc
Addirss: COMMISSIONER FOR PATENTS
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ATTORNEY DOCKET NO.
34947 7590 11/12/2004
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VIJAYAKUMAR, KALLAMBELLA M
DATE MAILED: 11/12/2004
Please find below and/or attached an Office communication concerning this application or proceeding.
PTO-90C (Rev. 10/03)
UNI it;d States Patent and Trademark Office
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and
Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
notice of drawing inconsistency with specification
The drawings filed 06-20-2001 have been received. However, an inconsistency exists
between the drawings and the Brief Description of the Drawings in the specification.
Figures are Hsted in the Brief Description of the Drawings in the specification but
not contained in the Drawings.
Figures 5, 6, and 7A-C are contained in the Drawings but not listed in the Brief Description
of the Drawings in the specification.
Applicant is required to correct the above-noted inconsistency within a time period of ONE
MONTH or THIRTY (30) DAYS, whichever is longer, from the mailing date of this Notice,
or within the time remaining in the time period set forth in the Notice of Allowability (Form
PTOL-37) to file corrected drawings, whichever is longer. NO EXTENSION OF THIS TIME
PERIOD MAY BE GRANTED UNDER EITHER 37 CFR 1.136 (a) OR (b)
Failure to correct the above noted inconsistency will resuh in abandonment of the application.
The file will be held in the Publishing Division to await the correction of the inconsistency.
Return Corrected Drawings/Speciflcation to:
Mail Stop Issue Fee
Commissioner for Patents
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
Office of Patent Publication/Publishing Division
Customer Service: 703-308-6789
FORMPTO-1631 (REV. 10-03)
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