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

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Agricultural Research Service, USDA.


Notice of availability and intent.


Notice is hereby given that the Federally owned invention disclosed in U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 09/819,992, “Process for the Deagglomeration and the Homogeneous Dispersion of Starch Particles,” filed March 29, 2001, is available for licensing and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Sage V Foods of Los Angeles, California, an exclusive license to this invention.


Comments must be received no later than November 13, 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. It is in the public interest to so license this invention as Sage V Foods 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 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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Michael D. Ruff,

Assistant Administrator.

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[FR Doc. 01-20319 Filed 8-13-01; 8:45 am]