National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Notice of intent to grant exclusive license.
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive, license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. patent 5,880,834, titled “Convex Diffraction Grating Imaging Spectrometer,” NASA case number NPO-19293 to ASE Optics, Inc., having its principal place of business in Rochester, New York. The fields of use may be limited to monitoring and control of manufacturing processes. The patent rights in this invention have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective exclusive license 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 fifteen (15) days from the date of this published notice, NASA receives written objections including evidence and argument that establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Competing applications completed and received by NASA within fifteen (15) days of the date of this published notice will also be treated as objections to the grant of the contemplated exclusive license.
Objections submitted in response to this notice will not be made available to the public for inspection and, to the extent permitted by law, will not be released under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552.
Objections relating to the prospective license may be submitted to Patent Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Management Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, M/S 180-200, Pasadena, CA 91109.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mark Homer, Patent Counsel, NASA Management Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, telephone 818-354-7770, fax 818-393-3160. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http://techtracs.nasa.gov/.Start Signature
Dated: August 7, 2006.
Keith T. Sefton,
Deputy General Counsel, Administration and Management.
[FR Doc. E6-13308 Filed 8-14-06; 8:45 am]
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