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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


Notice of intent to grant exclusive license.


This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in USPN 8,255,079, Human Grasp Assist Device and Method of Use, NASA Case No. MSC-24741-1; USSN 13/408,675, Control of a Glove-Based Grasp Assist Device, NASA Case No. 25320-1; USSN 13/408,668, Human Grasp Assist Device Soft Good, NASA Case No. MSC-25318-1; Japanese Patent Application No. 2014-064953, Human Grasp Assist Soft, NASA Case No. MSC-25318-2; USPN 8,849,453, Human Grasp Assist Device with Exoskeleton, NASA Case No. 25319-1 and USSN 14/175,094, Grasp Assist Device with Shared Tendon Actuator Assembly, NASA Case No. MSC-25783-1 to CSSDP Investments, Inc., having its principal place of business in Newport Coast, California. The fields of use may be limited to assistive wearable devices for humans. The patent rights in these inventions 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 Johnson Space Center, 2101 NASA Parkway, Mail Code AL, Houston, Texas 77058, Phone (281) 483-3021; Fax (281) 483-6936.

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Ms. Michelle P. Lewis, Johnson Space Center, 2101 NASA Parkway, Technology Transfer and Commercialization Office, Mail Code AO52, Houston, TX 77058, (281) 483-8051. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at

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Mark P. Dvorscak,

Agency Counsel for Intellectual Property.

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[FR Doc. 2015-16641 Filed 7-7-15; 8:45 am]