United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 09 July 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 inventors. The inventors whose signatures are missing (Bruce H. Carlson and William Hazard) 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/US00/05074 and was filed on 29 February 2000 in the names of Daniel A. ARGANBRIGHT, Dave BAMBOROUGH, Randy S.BANCINO, James G. BLODGETT, Bruce H. CARLSON, William DANGL, William HAZARD, Robin HORDER-KOOP, Jim HUNKING, Aaron M. KAMPHUIS, Gregory J. LANG, Gary A. MAHIEU, Kathryn E. MCCORMICK, Kenneth J. MCDONALD, John P. PARKER, Andrew J. POPP, Kelly K. SAVAGE, Steven R. VISSER and Claire ZEVALKINK for the invention entitled ELECTRONIC COMMERCE TRANSACTIONS WITHIN A MARKETING SYSTEM THAT MAY CONTAIN A MEMBERSHIP BUYING OPPORTUNITY. The national stage application number is 09/914,660 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371 date of 07 June 2002.