National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Notice of intent to grant a partially 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 a partially exclusive license to practice the invention described and claimed in NASA Case Number LAR-15602-1 entitled “Passive Fetal Heart Monitoring System,” U.S. Patent Number 6,749,573; LAR-15602-2 entitled “Method for Simultaneously Making a Plurality of Acoustic Signal Sensor Elements,” U.S. Patent Number 6,954,971; and LAR-15990-1 entitled “Passive Fetal Heart Monitoring System,” U.S. Patent Number 6,551,251 to Slingshot Product Development Group, having its principal place of business in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The field of use is limited to passive fetal heart monitoring systems. The patent rights have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective partially exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
The prospective partially 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 Langley Research Center, MS 141, Hampton, VA 23681; (757) 864-3221 (phone), (757) 864-9190 (fax).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Helen M. Galus, Patent Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Langley Research Center, MS 141, Hampton, VA 23681; (757) 864-3227; Fax: (757) 864-9190. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http://techtracs.nasa.gov/.Start Signature
Dated: October 29, 2008.
Michael C. Wholley,
General Counsel, Administration and Management.
[FR Doc. E8-26165 Filed 10-31-08; 8:45 am]
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