Agricultural Research Service, USDA.
Notice of intent.
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant NutraSciences Corp., of San Diego, California a license to U.S. Patent No. 6,017,713, “Ferritin Formation as a Predictor of Iron Availability in Foods,” issued on January 25, 2000. This will be the second license granted for this invention. ARS intends to grant no additional licenses. Notice of Availability of this invention for licensing was published in the Federal Register on November 3, 1999.
Comments must be received March 3, 2003.
Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4-1174, 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: 301-504-5989.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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 this invention as NutraSciences Corp. of San Diego, California has submitted a complete and sufficient application for a license. The prospective 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 license may be granted unless, within thirty (30) 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.Start Signature
Michael D. Ruff,
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