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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
ACTION: Notice of intent to grant 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 an exclusive license worldwide to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. patent 7,156,189, entitled "Self Mountable and Extractable Ultrasonic/Sonic Anchor" and U.S. patent 7,740,088, entitled "Ultrasonic/Sonic Rotary-Hammer Drill" to the California Institute of Technology, having its principal place of business in Pasadena, California. 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 exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
DATES: The prospective 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.
ADDRESSES: Objections relating to the prospective exclusive license may be submitted to Patent Counsel, NASA Management Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Code 180-200, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109; or via facsimile at (818) 393-3160.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Homer, Patent Counsel, NASA Management Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Code 180-200, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109; (818) 354-7770; (818) 393-3160 [facsimile]. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensingcan be found online athttp://technology.nasa.gov/.
Dated: June 22, 2010.Richard W. Sherman,Deputy General Counsel.