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Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; IRFlex Corporation

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Department of the Navy, DOD.




The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to IRFlex Corporation a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice the field of use of nonlinear, mid-infrared fiber and fiber devices to generate and/or guide mid-infrared sources over long distances (1-500 meters) in the United States, the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent No. 5,949,935: Infrared Optical Fiber Couple, Navy Case No. 78,344.//U.S. Patent No. 6,928,227: Amplification with Chalcogenide Glass Fiber, Navy Case No. 82,848.//U.S. Patent No. 7,133,590: IR Supercontinuum Source, Navy Case No. 96,194.//U.S. Patent No. 7,809,030: OPO Mid-IR Wavelength Converter, Navy Case No. 98,538.//U.S. Patent Application No. 12/179,797: Manufacturing Process for Chalcogenide Glasses, Navy Case No. 96,838.//U.S. Patent Application No. 12/851,377: Microstructured Fiber End, Navy Case No. 98,546.//U.S. Patent Application Start Printed Page 2089No. 12/645,315: Fiber-Based Mid-IR Signal Combiner and Method of Making Same, Navy Case No. 99,613 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof.


Anyone wishing to object to the grant of this license must file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any, not later than January 27, 2011.


Written objections are to be filed with the Naval Research Laboratory, Code 1004, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20375-5320.

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Rita Manak, Head, Technology Transfer Office, NRL Code 1004, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20375-5320, telephone 202-767-3083. Due to U.S. Postal delays, please fax 202-404-7920, e-mail: or use courier delivery to expedite response.

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Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR part 404.

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Dated: January 6, 2011.

D.J. Werner,

Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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