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NASA Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License: MMA Design, LLC

Status Report From: Langley Research Center
Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 59 (Tuesday, March 30, 2021)] [Notices] [Page 16645] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2021-06517]

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Notice (21-017)]

Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of intent to grant partially exclusive patent license.

SUMMARY: NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a partially exclusive patent license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Issued Patent Number 9,863,148 B2 entitled ``Sheath-Based Rollable Lenticular-Shaped and Low Stiction Composite Boom'' to MMA Design, LLC, having its principal place of business in Louisville, CO. The fields of use may be limited to the production and supply of deployable space structures or structural components for deployable space structures. NASA has not yet made a determination to grant the requested license and may deny the requested license even if no objections are submitted within the comment period.

DATES: The prospective partially exclusive license may be granted unless NASA receives written objections including evidence and argument, no later than April 14, 2021 that establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements regarding the licensing of federally owned inventions as set forth in the Bayh-Dole Act and implementing regulations. Competing applications completed and received by NASA no later than April 14, 2021 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.

ADDRESSES: Objections relating to the prospective license may be submitted to Patent Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, NASA Langley Research Center, MS 30, Hampton, Virginia 23681. Phone (757) 864-3221. Facsimile (757) 864-9190.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin W. Edwards, Patent Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, NASA Langley Research Center, MS 30, Hampton, Virginia 23681. Phone (757) 864-3221. Facsimile (757) 864- 9190.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice of intent to grant a partially exclusive patent license is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). 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 requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.

Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http://technology.nasa.gov.

Helen M. Galus, Agency Counsel for Intellectual Property. [FR Doc. 2021-06517 Filed 3-29-21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510-13-P


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