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Petition To Accept Unintentionally Delayed Payment Of Maintenance Fee In Expired Patent 37 CFR 1.378(c) {PTO-SB-66}

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PTO/SB/66 (-18) Approved for use through 0/3/20. OMB 0651-0016 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. PETITION TO ACCEPT UNINTENTIONALLY DELAYED PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE FEE IN AN EXPIRED PATENT (37 CFR 1.378(b)) Page 1 of 3 Docket Number (Optional) Mail to: Mail Stop Petition Commissioner for Patents P.O. Box 1450 Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 Fax: (571) 273-8300 NOTE: If information or assistance is needed in completing this form, please contact the Office of Petitions at (571) 272-3282. Patent No. Application Number Issue Date Filing Date CAUTION: Maintenance fee payment must correctly identify: (1) the patent number (or reissue patent number, if a reissue) and (2) the application number of the actual U.S. application (or reissue application) leading to issuance of that patent to ensure the fee(s) is/are associated with the correct patent. 37 CFR 1.366(c) and (d). Also complete the following information, if applicable. The above-identified patent is a reissue of original Patent No. original issue date original application number original filing date . resulted from the entry into the U.S. under 35 U.S.C. 371 of international application filed on . CERTIFICATE OF MAILING (37 CFR 1.8(a)) I hereby certify that this paper (* along with any paper referred to as being attached or enclosed) is being deposited with the United States Postal Service on the date shown below with sufficient postage as first class mail in an envelope addressed to Mail Stop Petition, Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450, or facsimile transmitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the date shown below. Date Signature Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing Certificate [page 1 of 3] This collection of information is required by 37 CFR 1.378(b). The information is required to obtain or retain a benefit by the public which is to file (and by the USPTO to process) an application. Confidentiality is governed by 35 U.S.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1.11, 1.14 and 41.6. This collection is estimated to take 1 hour to complete, including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time will vary depending upon the individual case. Any comments on the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, should be sent to the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. SEND TO: Mail Stop Petition, Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. If you need assistance in completing the form, call 1-800-PTO-9199 and select option 2. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com PTO/SB/66 (-18) Approved for use through 0/3/201. OMB 0651-0016 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. PETITION TO ACCEPT UNINTENTIONALLY DELAYED PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE FEE IN AN EXPIRED PATENT (37 CFR 1.378(b)) Page 2 of 3 1.SMALL ENTITY Patentee asserts, or has previously asserted, small entity status. See 37 CFR 1.27. 2.LOSS OF ENTITLEMENT TO SMALL ENTITY STATUS Patentee is no longer entitled to small entity status. See 37 CFR 1.27(g).3.MICRO ENTITY Patentee certifies, or has previously certified, micro entity status. See 37 CFR 1.29 Form PTO/SB/15A or B or equivalent must either be enclosed or have been submitted previously. 4.LOSS OF ENTITLEMENT TO MICRO ENTITY STATUS Patentee is no longer entitled to micro entity status. See 37 CFR 1.29(i).5.MAINTENANCE FEE (37 CFR 1.20(e)-(g)) The appropriate maintenance fee must be submitted with this petition, unless it was paid earlier. Undiscounted Small Entity Micro Entity Amount Fee (Code) Amount Fee (Code) Amount Fee (Code) $ 3275 yr fee (1551) $ 3275 yr fee (2551) $ 3275 yr fee (3551) $ 7275 yr fee (1552) $ 7275 yr fee (2552) $ 7275 yr fee (3552) $ 11275 yr fee (1553) $ 11275 yr fee (2553) $ 11275 yr fee (3553) MAINTENANCE FEE BEING SUBMITTED $ 6.PETITION FEE The petition fee required by 37 CFR 1.17(m) of: $ Undiscounted (Fee Code 1558); or $ Small Entity (Fee Code 2558); or $ Micro Entity (Fee Code 3558) must be paid as a condition of accepting an unintentionally delayed payment of a maintenance fee.PETITION FEE BEING SUBMITTED $ 7.MANNER OF PAYMENT Enclosed is a check for the sum of $ Please charge Deposit Account No. the sum of $ Payment by credit card. Form PTO-2038 is attached. Payment made via EFS-Web. 8.AUTHORIZATION TO CHARGE ANY FEE DEFICIENCY The Director is hereby authorized to charge any maintenance fee or petition deficiency to Deposit Account No. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com PTO/SB/66 (-18) Approved for use through 0/3/201. OMB 0651-0016 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. PETITION TO ACCEPT UNINTENTIONALLY DELAYED PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE FEE IN AN EXPIRED PATENT (37 CFR 1.378(b)) Page 3 of 3 9.OVERPAYMENT As to any overpayment made, please Credit to Deposit Account No. OR Send refund check WARNING: Petitioner/applicant is cautioned to avoid submitting personal information in documents filed in a patent application that may contribute to identity theft. Personal information, such as social security numbers, bank account numbers, or credit card numbers (other than a check or credit card authorization form (PTO-2038) submitted for payment purposes), is never required by the USPTO to support a petition or an application. If this type of personal information is included in documents submitted to the USPTO, petitioners/applicants should consider redacting such personal information from the documents before submitting them to the USPTO. Petitioner/applicant is advised that the record of a patent application is available to the public after publication of the application (unless a non-publication request in compliance with 37 CFR 1.213(a) is made in the application or issuance of a patent. Furthermore, the record from an abandoned application may also be available to the public if the application is referenced in a published application or an issued patent (see 37 CFR 1.14). Checks and credit card authorization forms (PTO-2038) submitted for payment purposes are not retained in the application file and therefore are not publicly available. 10.STATEMENT The delay in payment of the maintenance fee for this patent was unintentional. 11.PETITIONER(S) REQUEST THAT THE DELAYED PAYMENT OF THE MAINTENANCE FEE BE ACCEPTED AND THE PATENT REINSTATED. Date Signature(s) of Petitioner(s) Registration Number, if applicable Typed or Printed Name(s) Telephone Number Address Address 37 CFR 1.378(c) states: 223Any petition under this section must be signed in compliance with 247 1.33(b).224 12.ENCLOSURES Maintenance Fee Payment Petition fee under 37 CFR 1.17(m) (fee for filing the maintenance fee petition) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Privacy Act Statement The Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579) requires that you be given certain information in connection with your submission of the attached form related to a patent application or patent. Accordingly, pursuant to the requirements of the Act, please be advised that: (1) the general authority for the collection of this information is 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2); (2) furnishing of the information solicited is voluntary; and (3) the principal purpose for which the information is used by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is to process and/or examine your submission related to a patent application or patent. If you do not furnish the requested information, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may not be able to process and/or examine your submission, which may result in termination of proceedings or abandonment of t

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