United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 05 March 2002
37 CFR 1.47 Notice by Publication Notice is hereby given of the filing of a national stage application with a petition under 37 CFR 1.47 requesting acceptance of the application without the signature of all inventors. The petition has been granted. A notice has been sent to the last known address of the non-signing inventor. The inventor whose signature is missing (Hossein MOSTAFAVI) may join in the application by promptly filing an appropriate oath or declaration complying with 37 CFR 1.63. The international application number is PCT/EP98/08405 and was filed on 22 December 1998 in the names of Wolf-Georg FORSSMANN, Ludger STANDKER, Maik OBENDORF, Lothar KLING, Hans-Georg OPITZ and Hossein MOSTAFAVI for the invention entitled INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR BINDING PROTEIN FRAGMENTS AND THE UTILIZATION THEREOF. The national stage application number is 09/582,107 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371 date of 10 August 2000.