1. "Dear Riza... So, I saw that Shiseido has cancelled their patent. I looked also at EP 1002515 (WO 99/63950).It is also at the European Patent Office withdrawn since the 24.01.2002. A success for you!" as an observersaid at the European Patent Office (EPO) in München Germany, through e-mail date: Aug 9 2002 11:08.