United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 11 Dec 2007
37 CFR 1.47 Notice by Publication Notice is hereby given of the filing of an 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 (Hiroshi Kannan) may join in the application by promptly filing an appropriate oath or declaration complying with 37 CFR 1.497. The international application number is PCT/JP04/02243 and was filed on 26 February 2004, in the names of Yasuhiro Oshima, Yasuhiko Kojima, Takashi Shigeoka, Hiroshi Kannan, and Tadahiro Ishizaka for the invention entitled METHOD OF FORMING THIN FILM, THIN FILM FORMING APPARATUS, PROGRAM AND COMPUTER-READABLE INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM. The national stage application number is 10/547,748 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371(c) date of 07 May 2007.