United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 03 February 2004

                       37 CFR 1.47 Notice by Publication

   Notice is hereby given of the filing of a national stage
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 (Jayant Neogi) 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/US01/23669 and was filed on 28
July 2001 in the name of Jayant Neogi for the invention entitled Method
and Article of Manufacture for Identifying and Tracking Gemstones. The
national stage application is assigned number 10/343,255 and has a 35
U.S.C. 371 date of 10 November 2003.