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Availability for Non-Exclusive, Exclusive, or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Application Concerning Method for Self-Detection of Pupillary Response

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Department of the Army, DoD.




In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent Application No. 60/278,615 entitled “Method for Self-Detection of Pupillary Response” filed March 26, 2001. The United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Amy has rights in this invention.


Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, ATTN: Command Judge Advocate, MCMR-JA, 504 Scott Street, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland 21702-5012.

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For patent issues, Ms. Elizabeth Arwine, Patent Attorney, (301) 619-7808. For licensing issues, Dr. Paul Mele, Office of Research & Technology Assessment, (301) 619-6664. Both at telefax (301) 619-5034.

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A method for self-detection of exposure to organophosphates includes (a) providing a device for monitoring pupillary response; (b) switching the device on and placing the eyeglass cup over the eye to be tested; (c) blocking light from entering the other eye; and (d) observing whether or not the pupil in the eye to be tested dilates. The device for monitoring papillary response includes a housing; an eyeglass cup attached to the housing, the eyeglass cup including an insert tower and a glass aperture disposed on an end of the insert tower; a power supply disposed in the housing; a light source connected to the power supply; and a switch for controlling power to the light source.

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Luz D. Ortiz,

Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 02-3085 Filed 2-7-02; 8:45 am]