United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 21 May 2002
37 CFR 1.47 Notice by Publication Notice is hereby given of the filing of an application with a petition under 37 CFR 1.47 requesting acceptance of the application without the signature of the inventor. 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 (Michael A. Szatmary) 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/US99/15582 and was filed on 09 July 1999 in the name of Michael A. Szatmary for the invention entitled RAPID TRANSFER PORT. The national stage application number is 09/743,390 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371 date of 18 March 2002.