NASA Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License to Kolon Industries, Inc.


[Federal Register: October 27, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 208)] [Notices] [Page 63039-63040] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] [DOCID:fr27oc06-101]

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Notice (06-082)]

NASA Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License to Kolon Industries, Inc.

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License.

SUMMARY: This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a partially exclusive, worldwide license to practice the inventions described in NASA Case Numbers LAR-16383-1-NP entitled ``Electrically Conductive, Optically Transparent Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites and Process for Preparation Thereof,'' LAR-17126-1 entitled ``A Method for Producing Stable Dispersions of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Matrices Using Noncovalent Interactions,'' and LAR-17366-1 entitled ``A Method for Producing Stable Dispersions of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Matrices Using Dispersion Interaction,'' to Kolon Industries, Inc., having its principal place of business in Gwacheon City, Gyeonggi-do, Korea. The fields of use may be limited to laser printers and copiers. The patent rights in these inventions have been or will be assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or jointly to the National Institute of Aerospace Associates and 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.

DATES: 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 partially 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.

ADDRESSES: Objections relating to the prospective license may be submitted to Patent Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Langley Research Center, MS 141, Hampton, VA 23681-2199. Telephone (757) 864- 9260; Facsimile (757) 864-9190.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin W. Edwards, Patent Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Langley Research Center, MS 141. Telephone (757) 864-3230; Facsimile (757) 864-9190. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http://techtracs.nasa.gov/.

Dated: October 20, 2006.

Keith T. Sefton, Deputy General Counsel, Administration and Management.

[FR Doc. E6-18056 Filed 10-26-06; 8:45 am]

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