Notice of Federal Invention Available for Licensing and Intent To Grant Exclusive License, 2842 [05-915]

Download as PDF 2842 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 18, 2005 / Notices reports, the FSA national office shall provide feedback and guidance to FSA county and State offices on the election process, including outreach efforts. The FSA national office shall also, based on its review of the county election reform reports, as well as its analysis of the data on SDA representation, submit an annual report to the Secretary on election reform efforts, including recommendations on further improvements in the County Committee election process. IV. Additional Election Reform Efforts A. USDA shall consider additional efforts to ensure such fair representation. Such additional efforts may include, but are not limited to, compliance reviews of selected counties by FSA’s and USDA’s Offices of Civil Rights; consideration of at-large seats or cumulative voting for certain County Committees; further centralization of the election process; and the issuance of provisions allowing for the appointment of an SDA voting member to particular committees pursuant to the 2002 Farm Bill. V. Implementation of Uniform Guidelines A. The FSA national office shall ensure that it issues all appropriate regulations, instructions, directives, notices, and manuals to implement the terms of these uniform guidelines. B. FSA shall institute a comprehensive monitoring process, including spot checks on selected counties, to ensure compliance with these guidelines and FSA regulations and directives on the County Committee process. C. The FSA national office shall ensure that appropriate training of FSA county offices, including County Committees, is conducted on the implementation of these guidelines and on FSA’s regulations and directives on the County Committee election process. D. These uniform guidelines shall take effect immediately. Signed in Washington, DC, January 12, 2005. Ann Veneman, Secretary of Agriculture. [FR Doc. 05–933 Filed 1–14–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Service Food Safety and Inspection Service Notice of Federal Invention Available for Licensing and Intent To Grant Exclusive License [Docket No. 04–051N] AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, Notice of availability and intent. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Federally owned invention, U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/ 973,274 entitled ‘‘Yeast Transformation System’’ is available for licensing and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, intends to grant to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) of Madison, Wisconsin, an exclusive license for this invention. Comments must be received within ninety (90) calendar days of the date of publication of this Notice in the Federal Register. DATES: Send comments to: Janet I. Stockhausen, USDA Forest Service, One Gifford Pinchot Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53726–2398. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet I. Stockhausen of the USDA Forest Service at the Madison address given above; telephone: (608) 231–9502; fax: (608) 231–9508; or e-mail: jstockhausen@fs.fed.us. The Federal Government’s patent rights to this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. The prospective license will be royaltybearing 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 Forest 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Richard J. Brenner, Assistant Administrator. [FR Doc. 05–915 Filed 1–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P BILLING CODE 3410–05–M VerDate jul<14>2003 11:51 Jan 14, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for comments. AGENCY: USDA. 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DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 2, 2005 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in the Conference Room 1A001, Harvey W. Wiley Federal Building, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD. Documents related to the 37th Session of CCFH will be accessible via the World Wide Web at the following address: http:// www.codexalimentarius.net/ current.asp. FSIS invites interested persons to submit comments on this notice. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Mail, including floppy disks or CD– ROMs, and hand- or courier-delivered items: Send to the FSIS Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, 300 12th Street, SW., Room 102, Cotton Annex, Washington, DC 20730. All comments received must include the Agency name and docket number 04–051N. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 18, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-915]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

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.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Federally owned invention, 
U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/973,274 entitled ``Yeast 
Transformation System'' is available for licensing and that the U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, intends to grant to 
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) of Madison, Wisconsin, an 
exclusive license for this invention.

DATES: Comments must be received within ninety (90) calendar days of 
the date of publication of this Notice in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Janet I. Stockhausen, USDA Forest Service, 
One Gifford Pinchot Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53726-2398.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet I. Stockhausen of the USDA 
Forest Service at the Madison address given above; telephone: (608) 
231-9502; fax: (608) 231-9508; or e-mail: jstockhausen@fs.fed.us.

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. The prospective 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 Forest 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 J. Brenner,
Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 05-915 Filed 1-14-05; 8:45 am]
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