Agricultural Research Service, USDA.
Notice of intent to grant exclusive license.
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant Penford Food Ingredients Company of Englewood, Colorado an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,224,921, “Rice Flour Based Low Oil Uptake Frying Batters,” issued on May 1, 2001. Notice of availability of this invention for licensing was published in the Federal Register on March 13, 2001.
Comments must be received within thirty (30) calendar days of the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register.
Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Room 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 Penford Food Ingredients Company of Englewood, Colorado 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
Richard J. Brenner,
Deputy Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 04-21489 Filed 9-23-04; 8:45 am]
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