Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License, 17644-17645 [2017-07385]

Download as PDF 17644 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 12, 2017 / Notices OMB control number 1850–0803 v.184 ................. 1850–0803 v.183 ................. 1850–0803 v.185 ................. Information collection title NCER–NPSAS Grant Study—Connecting Students with Financial Aid (CSFA) 2017 Focus Groups. NCER–NPSAS Grant Study—Financial Aid Nudges 2017 Focus Groups. The School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) Principals Focus Groups. Affected Public: Survey respondents to applicable NCES information collections. Total Respondents: Unchanged from current collections. Frequency: Unchanged from current collections. Total Responses: Unchanged from current collections. Average Time per Response: Unchanged from current collections. Estimated Total Burden Hours: Unchanged from current collections. Estimated Total Cost: Unchanged from current collections. Dated: April 7, 2017. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–07350 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Meeting Notice; EAC Standards Board U.S. Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Notice of public meeting for EAC Standards Board. AGENCY: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:00–11:00 a.m. [Executive Board Session: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m. (administrative business only)] PLACE: The Westin Riverwalk, 420 West Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205, Phone: (210) 224–6500. PURPOSE: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board will meet to address its responsibilities under the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), to present its views on issues in the administration of Federal elections, formulate recommendations to the EAC, and receive updates on EAC activities. AGENDA: The Standards Board will receive an overview and updates on EAC agency operations. The Board will receive panel briefings on issues associated with military and overseas voters, vote-by-mail balloting, and election cyber security. Panel members mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES DATE AND TIME: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Apr 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 will include election officials and stakeholders, and representatives from the Counsel of State Governments (CSG), the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), the United States Postal Service (USPS), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Standards Board will receive updates on the recommendations from EAC’s Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) on the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0. The Standards Board will hold a discussion on the TGDC’s VVSG recommendations. The Standards Board will conduct committee breakout sessions and hear committee reports. The Standards Board will fill vacancies on the Executive Board of the Standards Board. The Standards Board will elect new officers, and the Executive Board will appoint Standards Board committee members and chairs, and consider other administrative matters. SUPPLEMENTARY: Members of the public may submit relevant written statements to the Standards Board with respect to the meeting no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Statements may be sent via email at facaboards@ eac.gov, via standard mail addressed to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1335 East West Highway, Suite 4300, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or by fax at 301–734–3108. This meeting will be open to the public. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (301) 563– 3961. Bryan Whitener, Director, National Clearinghouse on Elections, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–07401 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License Office of the General Counsel, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of intent to grant exclusive patent license. AGENCY: This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). The Department of Energy (DOE) hereby gives notice that DOE intends to grant an exclusive license to practice the inventions described and claimed in four U.S. Patents to Mack IV, LLC., having its principal place of business at Hapeville, Georgia. The four Patents are titled: Multi-Robot Control Interface (patent #8,073,564); Hardware Device to Physical Structure Binding and Authentication (patent #8,516,269); Quantum Key Management (patent #9,509,506); and Handheld Portable Real-Time Tracking and Communications Device (patent #8,185,101). The patents are owned by United States of America, as represented by DOE. The prospective exclusive license complies with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. DATES: Written comments, objections, or nonexclusive license applications must be received at the address listed no later than April 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments, applications for nonexclusive licenses, or objections relating to the prospective exclusive license should be submitted to Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property, U.S. Department of Energy, Room 6F–067, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marianne Lynch, Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property, U.S. Department of Energy, Room 6F–067, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585; Email: marianne.lynch@hq.doe.gov; and Phone: (202) 586–3815. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 35 U.S.C. 209(c) gives DOE the authority to grant exclusive or partially exclusive licenses in federally-owned inventions where a determination is 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. Mack IV has applied for an exclusive license to practice the inventions E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 12, 2017 / Notices embodied in the patent and has plans for commercialization of the inventions. Within 15 days of publication of this notice, any person may submit in writing to DOE’s General Counsel for Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office (see contact information), either of the following, together with supporting documents: (i) A statement 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 would be exclusive, subject to a license and other rights retained by the United States, and subject to a negotiated royalty. DOE will review all timely written responses to this notice, and will grant the licenses 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 licenses are in the public interest. Brian Lally, Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property. [FR Doc. 2017–07385 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–384–A] Application To Export Electric Energy; NRG Power Marketing LLC Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: NRG Power Marketing LLC (NRGPML or Applicant) has applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before May 12, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, motions to intervene, or requests for more information should be addressed to: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350. Because of delays in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be transmitted by overnight mail, by mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Apr 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 electronic mail to Electricity.Exports@hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202–586–8008. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On June 12, 2012, DOE issued Order No. EA–384 to NRGPML, which authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico as a power marketer for a fiveyear term using existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires on June 12, 2017. On March 21, 2017, NRGPML filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA– 384 for an additional five-year term. In its application, NRGPML states that it does not own or operate any electric generation or transmission facilities, and it does not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that NRGPML proposes to export to Mexico would be purchased from third parties such as electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies pursuant to voluntary agreements. The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized by NRGPML have previously been authorized by Presidential Permits issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access transmission by third parties. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above. Comments and other filings concerning NRGPML’s application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–384–A. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Alan Johnson, NRG Energy, Inc., 804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540, and Adnan Sarwar, NRG Energy, Inc., 804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17645 A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 5, 2017. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2017–07367 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Subsequent Arrangement Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Department of Energy. ACTION: Proposed subsequent arrangement. AGENCY: This document is being issued under the authority of section 131a. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The Department is providing notice of a proposed subsequent arrangement under the Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy between the Government of the United States and the Government of Canada. DATES: This subsequent arrangement will take effect no sooner than April 27, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Richard Goorevich, Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy. Telephone: 202–586–0589 or email: Richard.Goorevich@nnsa.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This subsequent arrangement concerns the alteration in form or content of 5 kg of U.S.-origin low enriched uranium (LEU) metal, 987.5 g of which is in the isotope of U–235 (19.75 percent enrichment) and which was exported to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) among 100.095 kg of LEU containing 19.776 kg U–235. The LEU was exported for the LEU National Research Universal (NRU) Driver Fuel supply and will now be used for a Plate-Type Proof of Principle SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 69 (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17644-17645]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-07385]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: Office of the General Counsel, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of intent to grant exclusive patent 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). The Department of Energy (DOE) hereby gives 
notice that DOE intends to grant an exclusive license to practice the 
inventions described and claimed in four U.S. Patents to Mack IV, LLC., 
having its principal place of business at Hapeville, Georgia. The four 
Patents are titled: Multi-Robot Control Interface (patent #8,073,564); 
Hardware Device to Physical Structure Binding and Authentication 
(patent #8,516,269); Quantum Key Management (patent #9,509,506); and 
Handheld Portable Real-Time Tracking and Communications Device (patent 
#8,185,101). The patents are owned by United States of America, as 
represented by DOE. The prospective exclusive license complies with the 
requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.

DATES: Written comments, objections, or nonexclusive license 
applications must be received at the address listed no later than April 
27, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Comments, applications for nonexclusive licenses, or 
objections relating to the prospective exclusive license should be 
submitted to Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology 
Transfer and Intellectual Property, U.S. Department of Energy, Room 6F-
067, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marianne Lynch, Office of the 
Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual 
Property, U.S. Department of Energy, Room 6F-067, 1000 Independence 
Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585; Email: marianne.lynch@hq.doe.gov; and 
Phone: (202) 586-3815.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 35 U.S.C. 209(c) gives DOE the authority to 
grant exclusive or partially exclusive licenses in federally-owned 
inventions where a determination is 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.
    Mack IV has applied for an exclusive license to practice the 
inventions

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embodied in the patent and has plans for commercialization of the 
inventions.
    Within 15 days of publication of this notice, any person may submit 
in writing to DOE's General Counsel for Intellectual Property and 
Technology Transfer Office (see contact information), either of the 
following, together with supporting documents:
    (i) A statement 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 would be exclusive, subject to a license and 
other rights retained by the United States, and subject to a negotiated 
royalty. DOE will review all timely written responses to this notice, 
and will grant the licenses 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 licenses are in the public interest.

Brian Lally,
Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual 
Property.
[FR Doc. 2017-07385 Filed 4-11-17; 8:45 am]
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