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Availability for Non-Exclusive, Exclusive, or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Application Concerning Active Topical Skin Protectants

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Department of the Army, DoD.




Announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 09/871,743, entitled “Active Topical Skin Protectants,” filed June 1, 2001, which issued on October 29, 2002 as U.S. Patent No. 6,472,437. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights to this invention.


Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, ATTN: Command Judge Advocate, MCMR-JA, 504 Scott Street, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 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 and Technology Applications (ORTA), (301) 619-6664, both at telefax (301) 619-5034.

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The invention relates to a topical skin protectant formulation containing a barrier cream and an active moiety for protecting warfighters and civilians against all types of harmful chemicals, specifically chemical warfare agents (CWAs). The topical skin protectant offers a barrier property and an active moiety that serves to neutralize chemical warfare agents into less toxic agents.

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Brenda S. Bowen,

Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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