Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License, 16824 [2018-07977]

Download as PDF 16824 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 17, 2018 / Notices DC, 20523–2110 or telephone her at (202) 712–0119. requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Clara Cohen, Designated Federal Officer, BIFAD, Bureau for Food Security, U.S. Agency for International Development. Mojdeh Bahar, Assistant Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–07977 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P [FR Doc. 2018–07966 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Notice of Settlement Pursuant to CERCLA; Libby Asbestos Site, Lincoln County, MT Agricultural Research Service Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License AGENCY: ACTION: Agricultural Research Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent. Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Koppert B.V. of The Netherlands, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/ 854,120, ‘‘STABLE FUNGAL BLASTOSPORES AND METHODS FOR THEIR PRODUCTION, STABILIZATION AND USE’’, filed on September 15, 2015. SUMMARY: Comments must be received on or before May 17, 2018. DATES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4–1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705–5131. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian T. Nakanishi of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301– 504–5989. The Federal Government’s patent rights in 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 Koppert B.V. of The Netherlands 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 thirty (30) 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 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:20 Apr 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 Forest Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), notice is hereby given of an administrative settlement with W.R. Grace & Co. Conn. and the Kootenai Development Company (Grace) for the recovery of past response costs concerning Operable Unit 3 (OU3) of the Libby Asbestos Site, Lincoln County, Montana (the Site). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 17, 2018. ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement is available for public inspection at the Libby Ranger District, Canoe Gulch Ranger Station, 12557 MT Hwy. 37, Libby, MT 59923, and at the offices of the USDA Forest Service, Northern Region, 26 Fort Missoula Road, Missoula, MT 59804. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Jeff Johnson at (208) 765–7313, Pamela Baltz (406) 283–7597, or from Babak Rastgoufard, USDA Office of the General Counsel at (406) 329–3061. Comments should reference the Libby Asbestos Site OU3, and should be addressed to Babak Rastgoufard, USDA Office of the General Counsel, 26 Fort Missoula Road, Missoula, MT 59804. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information, contact Jeff Johnson, USDA Forest Service Northern Region, 3815 N Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815; phone (208) 765– 7313 or Pamela Baltz, Kootenai National Forest, 12557 Hwy. 37, Libby, MT 59923; phone (406) 283–7597. For legal information, contact Babak Rastgoufard, USDA Office of the General Counsel, 26 Fort Missoula Road, Missoula, MT 59804; phone (406) 329–3061. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 122(h)(1) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1), the settlement agreement resolves, in part, response costs incurred by the Forest Service at OU3. Under the settlement, Grace has SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agreed to pay the USDA Forest Service, Northern Region, $219,308 to reimburse it for certain response actions the USDA Forest Service, Northern Region, has undertaken at the Site. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue Grace for certain past costs pursuant to sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607(a), with regard to the Site. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the United States will receive written comments relating to the settlement. The United States will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The United States response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the Libby Ranger District, Canoe Gulch Ranger Station, 12557 MT Hwy. 37, Libby, MT 59923, and at the offices of the USDA Forest Service, Northern Region, 26 Fort Missoula Road, Missoula, MT 59804. Dated: March 14, 2018. Chris French, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2018–07933 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection; Forest Products Removal Permits and Contracts Forest Service, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested parties on the extension of a currently approved information collection, Forest Products Removal Permits and Contracts. DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before June 18, 2018 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Director, Forest & Rangeland Management and Vegetation Ecology, Forest Service, USDA, Mail Stop 1103, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington DC 20250–1103. Comments may also be submitted via facsimile to (703) 605–1575 or by email SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Research Service


Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Koppert 
B.V. of The Netherlands, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent 
Application Serial No. 14/854,120, ``STABLE FUNGAL BLASTOSPORES AND 
METHODS FOR THEIR PRODUCTION, STABILIZATION AND USE'', filed on 
September 15, 2015.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 17, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 
5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4-1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-5131.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian T. Nakanishi of the Office of 
Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 
301-504-5989.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Government's patent rights in 
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 Koppert B.V. of The 
Netherlands 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 
thirty (30) 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.

Mojdeh Bahar,
Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2018-07977 Filed 4-16-18; 8:45 am]
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