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Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive and Co-Exclusive Patent License; NanoDynamics Life Sciences, Inc.

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Department of the Navy, DOD.




The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to NanoDynamics Life Sciences, Inc. a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent No. 5,492,696: Controlled Release Microstructures, Navy Case No. 76,896.//U.S. Patent No. 5,651,976: Controlled Release of Active Agents using Inorganic Tubules, Navy Case No. 76,652.//U.S. Patent No. 5,705,191: Sustained Delivery of Active Compounds from Tubules, with Rational Control, Navy Case No. 77,037.//U.S. Patent No. 6,280,759: Method of Controlled Release and Controlled Release Microstructures, Navy Case No. 78,215 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof in the field of use of metal related industry and a co-exclusive license to practice the field of use of building materials. The field of use of building materials means the use of Halloysite Microtubles for the elution from them of any and all biocidal substances into building materials including, but not limited to: Grouts, cements, parging materials, stuccos, mortars, wallboards; cellulose-based materials (such as particleboard, paneling, medium density fiberboard (MDF) paneling, plywood, lumber, chipboard, and ceiling tile); caulks, sealants and adhesives; high pressure laminates; wall, counter top and floor coverings or components thereof; ceramics, cultured marbles, tiles; non-cellulose (i.e. polymer) based wallpapers, paneling, and other wall, Start Printed Page 2890counter top, and floor coverings or components; and insulations. The field of use of paint means the use of Halloysite Microtubules for the elution of any and all substances in paints, sealers, fillers, varnishes, shellac, polyurethane coatings, and any and all “paint-like” coatings applied in liquid form to any and all surfaces for the beautification or protection of surfaces in structures or components thereof, including but not limited to, buildings, marine structures (including boats), furniture and other normally “painted” materials in the United States.


Anyone wishing to object to the grant of this license must file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any, not later than February 2, 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 7, 2011.

D.J. Werner,

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

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[FR Doc. 2011-889 Filed 1-14-11; 8:45 am]