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Notice of Federal Invention Available for Licensing and Intent To Grant an Exclusive License

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Agricultural Research Service, USDA.


Notice of availability and intent.


Notice is hereby given that a Federally owned invention, U.S. Patent Application No. 09/304,352 filed May 4, 1999, entitled “Chemical Compositions That Attract Arthropods,” is available for licensing and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc., of Gainesville, Florida, an exclusive license to this invention.


Comments must be received on or before April 17, 2001.


Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Room 4-1158, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-5131.

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June Blalock of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301-504-5257.

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The Federal Government's patent rights to this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within ninety (90) days from the date of this published Notice, the Agricultural Research Service receives written evidence and argument which establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.

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Richard M. Parry, Jr.,

Assistant Administrator.

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