Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License, 51148 [2014-20379]

Download as PDF 51148 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 166 / Wednesday, August 27, 2014 / Notices Dated: August 21, 2014. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–20293 Filed 8–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License. AGENCY: This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NETL hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Application Numbers 61/831,251 and 61/831,256, entitled ‘‘Method for continuous synthesis of pyrochlore catalyst powders’’ and ‘‘Process for continuous synthesis of mixed oxide powders,’’ respectively, to Pyrochem Catalyst Company, having its principal place of business in New Brighton, PA. The inventions are owned by United States of America, as represented by the Department of Energy. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. DATES: Written comments or nonexclusive license applications are to be received at the address listed below no later than fifteen (15) days after the date of this published Notice. 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: Comments, applications for nonexclusive licenses, or objections relating to the prospective exclusive license may be submitted to Jessica Sosenko, Technology Transfer Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15236– 0940 or via facsimile at (412) 386–5920. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Sosenko, Technology Transfer Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15236; Telephone (412) 386–7417; Email: jessica.sosenko@netl.doe.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Aug 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 35 U.S.C. 209(c) provides DOE the authority to grant exclusive or partially exclusive licenses in Department-owned inventions where a determination can be made, among other things, that the desired practical application of the invention has not been achieved, or is not likely to be achieved expeditiously, under a nonexclusive license. The statute and implementing regulations (37 CFR 404) require that the necessary determinations be made after public notice and opportunity for filing written comments and objections. Pyrochem Catalyst Company, a small business, has applied for an exclusive license to practice the inventions and has a plan for commercialization of the inventions. DOE intends to grant the license, upon a final determination in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c), unless within 15 days of publication of this notice the NETL Technology Transfer Manager (contact information listed above), receives in writing any of the following, together with the supporting documents: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (i) A statement from any person setting forth reasons why it would not be in the best interest of the United States to grant the proposed license; or (ii) An application for a nonexclusive license to the invention, in which applicant states that it already has brought the invention to practical application or is likely to bring the invention to practical application expeditiously. The proposed license will be exclusive, subject to a license and other rights retained by the United States, and subject to a negotiated royalty. The Department will review all timely written responses to this notice, and will grant the license if, after expiration of the 15-day notice period, and after consideration of any written responses to this notice, a determination is made in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c), that the license is in the public interest. Issued: August 8, 2014. Scott M. Klara, Acting Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory. [FR Doc. 2014–20379 Filed 8–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY National Coal Council Department of Energy. Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces one meeting of the National Coal Council (NCC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday October 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Gaylord National Hotel, 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD 20745. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Robert J. Wright, U.S. Department of Energy, 4G–036/Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0001; Telephone: 202–586–0429 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Council: The National Coal Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy, on general policy matters relating to coal and the coal industry. Purpose of Meeting: The October 2014 Fall Council meeting of the National Coal Council. Agenda 1. Call to order and opening remarks by Jeff Wallace, Chair, National Coal Council 2. Remarks by DOE representative (TBD) 3. Presentation by Kimberly Greene, Chief Operating Officer, Southern Company on the future of coal generation in the U.S. 4. Presentation by Julien DumoulinSmith, Executive Director-Equity Research Electric Utilities & IPPs Group, UBS Securities LLC on a financial industry analyst perspective on the utility industry 5. Presentation by Ken Medlock, Energy Resource & Economics Fellow, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University on trends in energy resource development and utilization (focus on natural gas) 6. Council Business: a. Finance report by Finance Committee Chair Greg Workman b. Coal Policy Committee report by Coal Policy Committee Chair Fred Palmer c. Communications Committee report by Chair Bill Bissett d. NCC Business report by NCC Executive Vice President & COO Janet Gellici 7. Other business 8. Adjourn Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement with the Council, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any item on the agenda, you should contact Dr. Robert J. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Department of 
Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License.

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SUMMARY: This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) 
and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NETL hereby gives notice of its intent to 
grant an exclusive license to practice the inventions described and 
claimed in U.S. Patent Application Numbers 61/831,251 and 61/831,256, 
entitled ``Method for continuous synthesis of pyrochlore catalyst 
powders'' and ``Process for continuous synthesis of mixed oxide 
powders,'' respectively, to Pyrochem Catalyst Company, having its 
principal place of business in New Brighton, PA. The inventions are 
owned by United States of America, as represented by the Department of 
Energy. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms 
and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.

DATES: Written comments or nonexclusive license applications are to be 
received at the address listed below no later than fifteen (15) days 
after the date of this published Notice. 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: Comments, applications for nonexclusive licenses, or 
objections relating to the prospective exclusive license may be 
submitted to Jessica Sosenko, Technology Transfer Program Manager, U.S. 
Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, P.O. Box 
10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15236-0940 or via facsimile at (412) 386-5920.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Sosenko, Technology Transfer 
Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology 
Laboratory, P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15236; Telephone (412) 386-
7417; Email: jessica.sosenko@netl.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 35 U.S.C. 209(c) provides DOE the authority 
to grant exclusive or partially exclusive licenses in Department-owned 
inventions where a determination can be made, among other things, that 
the desired practical application of the invention has not been 
achieved, or is not likely to be achieved expeditiously, under a 
nonexclusive license. The statute and implementing regulations (37 CFR 
404) require that the necessary determinations be made after public 
notice and opportunity for filing written comments and objections.
    Pyrochem Catalyst Company, a small business, has applied for an 
exclusive license to practice the inventions and has a plan for 
commercialization of the inventions. DOE intends to grant the license, 
upon a final determination in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c), unless 
within 15 days of publication of this notice the NETL Technology 
Transfer Manager (contact information listed above), receives in 
writing any of the following, together with the supporting documents:

    (i) A statement from any person setting forth reasons why it 
would not be in the best interest of the United States to grant the 
proposed license; or
    (ii) An application for a nonexclusive license to the invention, 
in which applicant states that it already has brought the invention 
to practical application or is likely to bring the invention to 
practical application expeditiously.

The proposed license will be exclusive, subject to a license and other 
rights retained by the United States, and subject to a negotiated 
royalty. The Department will review all timely written responses to 
this notice, and will grant the license if, after expiration of the 15-
day notice period, and after consideration of any written responses to 
this notice, a determination is made in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 
209(c), that the license is in the public interest.

    Issued: August 8, 2014.
Scott M. Klara,
Acting Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory.
[FR Doc. 2014-20379 Filed 8-26-14; 8:45 am]
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