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JCTIORec'dHST/PTO 22 DEC 2005 



INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT TRANSMITTAL 

To Commissioner For Patents: 



Enclosed herewith is a Form PTO-1449, any required copies of documents listed thereon, and 
any concise explanation of their relevance is indicated below per 37 CFR 1 .97. 



Application Number 



Fiiing Date 



First Named inventor 



Group Art Unit 



Examiner Name 



Attorney Docket Number 



CONCURRENTLY 



Jack BALDRIGE, ET.AL. 



US030194 



DO Please charge any required fee under §1.1 7(i) or §1.17(p) or any other required fee (except 
the issue fee) to Account No. 14-1270. 

0 I certify that these documents were first cited in any communication from a foreign Patent Office in a 
counterpart foreign application not more than three (3) months ago. 

n I certify that none of these documents were cited in any communication from a foreign Patent Office 
in a counterpart foreign application, and, to the knowledge of the undersigned after making reasonable 
inquiry, none of these documents was known to any individual designated in §1 .56(c) more than three 
(3) months ago. 



fl Applicant hereby petitions under §1 .97(d) that this IDS be considered after final Action pr Notice of 
Allowance, pays the fee under §1.17(p) as indicated below, and I certify 1. or 2. as indicated above. 

i A fee under §1.1 7(p) is not required under §1 .97(c), after the first Action on the merits and more than 
[3) months after the date of application or RCE, because I certify 1 or 2. as indicated above. 

rj A copy of the citations is not required because they were previously submitted or cited in the parent 

application (or in U.S. patent application Ser. No — — .....a — * MMng 

Date relied on for an earlier effective filing date under 35 U.S.C. MOJT 

D A copy of the U.S. patent(s) and patent application publication^) in all U S national patent 
applications filed after June 30, 2003, and in all international applications that have entered the national 
stage under 35 USC § 371 after June 30, 2003 under 37 CFR 1.491(b), are not required. 

D A concise explanation of the relevance of each non-English document, as understood by the 
individual designated in §1. 56(c) most knowledgeable about the contents, is enclosed per §1. 98(a)(3). 

The concise explanation of the relevance of any document, as understood by the individual designated in 
§1. 56(c) most knowledgeable about the contents, is that the document is/was: 

(5g cited in the specification or considered in drafting the specification of this application; 

n previously submitted or cited in the parent application (or in a related patent application 
A ' ' Filing Date: ); 



Ser. No. 



H cited as an "X", "Y", or "A" document in a foreign Patent Office search report in a foreign counterpart 
application. 



Name (Print Type) 


Frank Keegan 




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I hereby certify that this is being deposited with the U.S. Postal Service with sufficient postage as first class mail in an envelope addressed to: Commissioner For Patents, 

P O BOX 1450 Alexandria. VA 22313-1450. or facsimile transmitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office tel. # 703-872-9306 on the date below: _ 


Name (Print Type) 




Signature 




I Date 





Rev. July 2004 



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INFORMATION DISCLOSURE 
STATEMENT BY APPLICANT 

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Application Number 



Filing Date 



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First Named Inventor 



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Examiner Name 



Attorney Docket Number 



Jack BALDRIGE, ET.AL 



USQ30194 



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