ESTTA Tracking number:ESTTA1299
Filing date:02/20/2003

IN THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE TRADEMARK TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD

Applicant:VAN KAMPEN FUNDS INC.
Application Serial Number:75596195
Application Filing Date:11/18/1998
Mark:VAN KAMPEN FOCUS PORTFOLIOS
Date of Publication01/21/2003

Pursuant to 37 C.F.R. Section 2.102, RBC Dain Rauscher Inc., 60 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, US, a corporation organized under the laws of state of Minnesota, through its undersigned attorney, respectfully requests that it be granted a 30-day extension of time to file a notice of opposition against the above-identified mark.

The mark was published for opposition on 01/21/2003, the opposition period being set to expire on 02/21/2003. RBC Dain Rauscher Inc. requests extension of the opposition period to 30 days from such date, namely to 03/22/2003.

Respectfully submitted,

Vytas M. Rimas02/20/2003
Vytas M. Rimas
Kinney & Lange, P.A.
312 South Third Street 
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1002, US
vmrimas@kinney.com
612-339-1863

PTO-2120 (Exp. 5/31/2004)
OMB No. 0651-0009 (Exp. 5/31/2004)