Agricultural Research Service, USDA.
Notice of availability and intent.
Notice is hereby given that the invention disclosed in Patent Cooperation Treaty Application PCT/GB00/04562, “Resistance Gene,” filed November 29, 2000, is available for licensing and that the Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Plant BioScience Limited, of Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom, an exclusive license to the Federal Government's patent rights in this invention. This invention is jointly owned by Plant BioScience Limited, Iowa State University and the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture.
Comments must be received on or before September 25, 2001.
Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Room 4-1158, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-5131.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
June Blalock of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301-504-5257.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Federal Government's patent rights to this invention are assigned to the United Start Printed Page 34142States 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, 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.Start Signature
Michael D. Ruff,
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