[Federal Register: February 27, 1996 (Volume 61, Number 39, Page 7234]

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Agricultural Research Service

Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of Intent.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to
American Medical Products of Burlingame, California, an exclusive
license for U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 08/145,546 filed
November 4, 1993 and U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 08/423,911
filed April 13, 1995, both entitled ``Hypoallergenic Natural Rubber
Products from Parthenum argentatum (Gray) and other Non-Hevea
brasiliensis Species.'' Notice of Availability for U.S. Patent
Application Serial No. 08/145,546 was published in the Federal Register
on June 21, 1994. Serial No. 08/423,911 is a division of Serial No. 08/

DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 29, 1996.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer,
Room 415, Building 005, BARC-West, Baltimore Boulevard, Beltsville,
Maryland 20705-2350.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: June Blalock of the Office of
Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone:

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Government's patent rights to
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 American Medical Products has
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 sixty 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.
R.M. Parry, Jr.,
Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 96-4424 Filed 2-26-96; 8:45 am]