United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 12 November 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 each non-signing inventor. The inventors whose signatures are missing (Eric Pirony and David Trimmings) 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/FR99/02509 and was filed on 05 August 1999 in the names of Claude TRICHARD, Eric PIRONY and David TRIMMINGS for the invention entitled TRACTION DEVICE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN UNDERWATER NETWORK FOR TRANSPORTING FLUID, ENERGY OR SIGNALS. The national stage application number is 09/787,540 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371 date of 19 November 2001.