United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 20 November 2001

                         United States Postal Service
                    Interruptions and Emergency Terminated

   The tragic events in New York City on September 11, 2001,
resulted in all Post Offices in the borough of Manhattan being closed.
Currently, only the Church Street Post Office in Manhattan remains
closed as a result of the events of September 11, 2001, and all other
Post Offices throughout Manhattan are open for business. In addition,
all Post Offices throughout the United States should be accepting the
deposit of mail for delivery by Express Mail service. Therefore, the
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is terminating the
postal service interruptions and emergency declared in the Official
Gazette Notice entitled "United States Postal Service Interruptions",
1251 Off. Gaz. Pat. Office 55 (October 9, 2001), and posted on the USPTO

   Any questions regarding this Notice should be directed to
Eugenia Jones by e-mail at eugenia.jones@uspto.gov or telephone at
703-306-5586, for patent-related matters, or Carol Smith by e-mail at
carol.smith@uspto.gov or by telephone at 703-308-8910 (ext 149), for
trademark-related matters.

October 26, 2001                                         NICHOLAS P. GODICI
                                     Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for
                                                  Intellectual Property and
                                                     Acting Director of the
                                  United States Patent and Trademark Office