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 No. 6,027,954, Gas Sensing Diode and Method of Manufacturing; U.S. Patent No. 6,291,838, Gas Sensing Diode Comprising SiC; and U.S. Patent No. 6,763,699, Gas Sensors Using SiC Semiconductors and Method of Fabrication to Makel Engineering, Inc., having its principal place of business in Chico, California. The patent rights in these inventions 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 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 Glenn Research Center, MS 500-118, 21000 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland, OH 44135, telephone (216) 433-8878, facsimile (216) 433-6790.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kent Stone, Patent Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Glenn Research Center, MS 500-118, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135, telephone (216) 433-8878, facsimile (216) 433-6790. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http://techtracs.nasa.gov/.Start Signature
Dated: December 18, 2006.
Keith T. Sefton,
Deputy General Counsel, Administration and Management.
[FR Doc. E6-21858 Filed 12-20-06; 8:45 am]
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