Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License, 41312-41313 [2017-18370]

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AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Research and Development, Technology Transfer Program, intends to grant to the Arizona Board of Regents, for and on behalf of Northern Arizona University (NAU), 1395 South Knoles Drive, PO Box 4087, Flagstaff, AZ 86011–4087, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 9,457,009 (‘‘Methods and Compositions for Preventing and Treating Auditory Dysfunctions’’) and related patent applications associated with VA Invention Disclosure number 10–148, titled, ‘‘Otoprotective Uncaria Tomentosa.’’ The invention provides methods for treating auditory impairments in a subject in need of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 treatment comprising administering to said subject an effective amount of a composition comprising, as an active agent, one or more of a carboxy alkyl ester, a quinic acid derivative, a caffeic acid derivative, a ferulic acid derivative, or a quinic acid lactone or derivative thereof or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and an acceptable carrier or excipient, so as to treat auditory impairments in the subject. Ultimately, this invention provides a novel therapeutic option for otoprotection and/or hearing recovery following injury. Comments must be received September 14, 2017. DATES: Written comments may be submitted through www.regulations.gov; 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 (this is a toll-free number). Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8:00 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 www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: Dr. Lee A. Sylvers, Technology Transfer Specialist, Office of Research and Development (10P9TT), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 443– 5646 (this is not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: It is in the public interest to license this invention. NAU 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, Technology Transfer Program 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41312-41313]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18370]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs 
(VA), Office of Research and Development, Technology Transfer Program, 
intends to grant to the Arizona Board of Regents, for and on behalf of 
Northern Arizona University (NAU), 1395 South Knoles Drive, PO Box 
4087, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4087, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 
9,457,009 (``Methods and Compositions for Preventing and Treating 
Auditory Dysfunctions'') and related patent applications associated 
with VA Invention Disclosure number 10-148, titled, ``Otoprotective 
Uncaria Tomentosa.'' The invention provides methods for treating 
auditory impairments in a subject in need of treatment comprising 
administering to said subject an effective amount of a composition 
comprising, as an active agent, one or more of a carboxy alkyl ester, a 
quinic acid derivative, a caffeic acid derivative, a ferulic acid 
derivative, or a quinic acid lactone or derivative thereof or 
pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and an acceptable carrier or 
excipient, so as to treat auditory impairments in the subject. 
Ultimately, this invention provides a novel therapeutic option for 
otoprotection and/or hearing recovery following injury.

DATES: Comments must be received September 14, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through 
www.regulations.gov; 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 (this is a toll-free number). Copies of comments received will 
be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy 
and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8:00 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 www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Lee A. Sylvers, Technology 
Transfer Specialist, Office of Research and Development (10P9TT), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420, (202) 443-5646 (this is not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It is in the public interest to license this 
invention. NAU 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, Technology 
Transfer Program 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.

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Signing Authority

    The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this 
document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document 
to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as 
an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Gina S. 
Farrisee, Deputy Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, 
approved this document on August 24, 2017, for publication.

    Dated: August 24, 2017.
Jeffrey Martin,
Office Program Manager, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, 
Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-18370 Filed 8-29-17; 8:45 am]
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