[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 14 (Thursday, January 22, 1998)]
[Page 3308]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-1510]



Agricultural Research Service

Notice of Federal Invention Available for Licensing and Intent to 
Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of availability and intent.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a Federally owned invention U.S. 
Serial No. 08/909,310, filed August 14, 1997, entitled, ``A Technique 
to Reduce Chemical Usage and Concomitant Drift From Aerial Sprays'' is 
available for licensing and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Spectrum 
Electrostatic Sprayers, Inc., of Houston, Texas, an exclusive license 
to Serial No. 08/909,310.

DATES: Comments must be recieved by April 22, 1998.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 
Room 415, Building 005, BARC-West, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2350.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: June Blalock of the Office of 
Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Government's patent rights to 
this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as 
represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public 
interest to so license this invention as Spectrum Electrostatic 
Sprayers, Inc., has submitted a complete and sufficient application for 
a license. The prospective exclusive license 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 license may be granted unless, 
within ninety (90) days from the date of this published Notice, the 
Agricultural Research Service receives written evidence and argument 
which establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent 
with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
Richard M. Parry, Jr.,
Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 98-1510 Filed 1-21-98; 8:45 am]