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Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License

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AGENCY:

Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Notice of intent.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA), intends to grant to Viral Therapeutics of Ithaca, New York, an exclusive license to the invention disclosed in U.S. Patent No. 6,017,713 issued on January 25, 2000, entitled “Ferritin Formation as a Predictor of Iron Availability in Foods.” Notice of Availability was published in the Federal Register on November 3, 1999.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before March 19, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

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

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

June Blalock of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301-504-5989.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Government's patent rights in this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public interest to so license the U.S. Government's rights in this invention as Viral Therapeutics has submitted a complete and sufficient application for a license. 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 sixty (60) 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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[FR Doc. 01-1265 Filed 1-16-01; 8:45 am]

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