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Notice of Intent.


Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development, intends to grant to Brain Plasticity, Inc., One Montgomery St., Suite 710, San Francisco, California 94104-4505, USA, an exclusive license to practice the following patent application: PCT/US2011/042031 filed July 8, 2011, entitled “Computer-Implemented interactive behavioral training technique for the optimization of attention or remediation of disorders of attention.”


Comments must be received March 21, 2012.


Written comments may be submitted through; by mail or hand-delivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273-9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Call (202) 461-4902 for an appointment (This is not a toll-free number). In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System at


Amy E. Centanni, Director of Technology Transfer, Office of Research and Development (10P9TT), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 443-5640 (This is not a toll-free number). Copies of the published patent applications may be obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at


It is in the public interest to so license these inventions, as Brain Plasticity, Inc., 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 15 days from the date of this published Notice, the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development 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.

Dated: February 24, 2012.

John R. Gingrich,

Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs.

[FR Doc. 2012-5308 Filed 3-5-12; 8:45 am]