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Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Licenses

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AGENCY:

Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Notice of intent.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the blackberry variety named “Columbia Star,” an exclusive license to the strawberry variety named “Sweet Sunrise,” and an exclusive license to the strawberry variety named “Charm.”

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before June 10, 2013.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4-1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-5131.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

June Blalock of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301-504-5989.

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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. The Start Printed Page 27182prospective exclusive licenses 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 licenses 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 these licenses would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.

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Robert Griesbach,

Deputy Assistant Administrator.

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[FR Doc. 2013-11021 Filed 5-8-13; 8:45 am]

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