Agricultural Research Service, USDA.
Notice of intent.
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Plant Biofuels, Inc. of Gaithersburg, Maryland, an exclusive license to the soybean varieties described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Number 9800027, “Derry,” issued on June 30, 1999, and in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Number 9800028, “Donegal,” issued on June 30, 1999.
Comments must be received by September 30, 2009.
Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4-1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-5131.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
June Blalock of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301-504-5989.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Federal Government's rights in these plant varieties are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public interest to so license these varieties, as Plant Biofuels, Inc. of Gaithersburg, Maryland, 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 thirty (30) days from the date of this published Notice, the Agricultural Research Service receives written evidence and argument which establishes that the grant of the Start Printed Page 44818license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.Start Signature
Richard J. Brenner,
[FR Doc. E9-20929 Filed 8-28-09; 8:45 am]
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