United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 18 November 2003

                       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 sole 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 (Ronald
Mach) 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/AU99/00389 and was filed on 21 May 1999 in
the name of Aristocrat Leisure Industries Pty. Ltd. et al for the
invention entitled "Secured Inter-Processor and Virtual Device
Communications System". The national stage application number is
09/701,168 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371 date of 20 October 2003.