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Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-22490
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the CALIFORNIA TABLE GRAPE COMMISSION of FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, an exclusive license to the variety of table grape described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 15/731,420, ``GRAPEVINE NAMED `SOLBRIO,' '' filed on JUNE 6, 2017.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-21953
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Golden Valley Organics, Inc. (dba) BioWest Ag Solutions of Nampa, Idaho, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 9,414,602, ``PSEUDOMONAS FLUORESCENS INHIBIT ANNUAL BLUEGRASS AND ROUGH BLUEGRASS ROOT GROWTH AND GERMINATION'', issued on August 16, 2016.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-20180
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, intends to grant to DVO, Inc. of Chilton, Wisconsin, an exclusive license to the Federal Government's rights in U.S. Patent No. 8,414,808, ``Composite Components from Anaerobic Digested Fibrous Materials'', issued on April 9, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-20175
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Rainier Seeds, Inc. of Davenport, Washington, an exclusive license to the variety of crested wheatgrass described in Plant Variety Protection Application Number 201600403, `USDA-FORAGECREST,' filed on September 4, 2016.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-16657
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Zoetis, LLC, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 8,765,141, ``DEVELOPMENT OF A MARKER FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE VIRUS VACCINE CANDIDATE THAT IS ATTENUATED IN THE NATURAL HOST'', issued on July 1, 2014, and U.S. Patent No. 9,180,179, ``DEVELOPMENT OF A MARKER FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE VIRUS VACCINE CANDIDATE THAT IS ATTENUATED IN THE NATURAL HOST'', issued on November 10, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-13256
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blueberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 15/530,947, ``BLUEBERRY CULTIVAR NAMED `ECHO','' filed on March 28, 2017.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-13255
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blackberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 15/530,950, ``BLACKBERRY NAMED `HALL'S BEAUTY','' filed on March 28, 2017.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-09124
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of strawberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 15/330,507, ``STRAWBERRY PLANT NAMED `MARY'S PEAK','' filed on September 29, 2016.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-09123
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blackberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 15/330,508, ``BLACKBERRY PLANT NAMED `COLUMBIA SUNRISE','' filed on September 29, 2016.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-01385
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, is correcting the notice stating it intends to grant to Huvepharma, Inc. of Peachtree City, Georgia, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 15/ 108,725, ``MUTATED SALMONELLA ENTERIACA'', filed on June 28, 2016.
Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-00746
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Huvepharma, Inc. of Peachtree City, Georgia, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 15/108,725, ``MUTATED SALMONELLA ENTERIACA'', filed on June 28, 2016.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-24440
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
General Administrative Policy for Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreements
Document Number: 2016-23884
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule amends ARS regulations and adopts the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance entitled, ``Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards,'' as the uniform guidance within the REE mission area on the use, award, and administration of non-assistance cooperative agreements awarded pursuant to National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977. It thereby gives regulatory effect to the OMB guidance.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-23534
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-29
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to TREASURE8 LLC of SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/244,448, entitled ``NOVEL INFRARED DRY BLANCHING, INFRARED BLANCHING, AND INFRARED DRYING TECHNOLOGIES FOR FOOD PROCESSING,'' filed on April 3, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-17084
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-20
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of red raspberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 14/999,027, ``RED RASPBERRY PLANT NAMED `KOKANEE','' filed on March 22, 2016.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-13831
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-13
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, intends to grant to Allison Tree, LLC of Verona, Wisconsin, an exclusive license to U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 62/220,773, ``DEVICE TO DETECT STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF TREES AND WOOD USING BOTH STRESS WAVE TIME OF FLIGHT AND FREQUENCY CAPTURES AND LIMITS'' filed on September 18, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-12492
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Barenbrug USA of Tangent, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of smooth bromegrass described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Application Number 201500221, ``Artillery'', filed on December 17, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-12490
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Children's National Medical Center of Washington, District of Columbia, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 8,641,960, ``Solution Blow Spinning,'' issued on February 4, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-12460
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Terra Blue, Inc. of Clinton, North Carolina, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 8,445,253, ``High Performance Nitrifying Sludge for High Ammonium Concentration and Low Temperature Wastewater Treatment,'' issued on May 21, 2013 and U.S. Patent Serial No. 13/742,542, ``High Performance Nitrifying Sludge for High Ammonium Concentration and Low Temperature Wastewater Treatment,'' filed on January 16, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-11813
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Barenbrug USA of Tangent, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of tall fescue described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Application Number 201500220, ``FESCUE, TALL (SYN1)'', filed on December 17, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-11800
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Barenbrug USA of Tangent, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of tall fescue described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Application Number 201500219, ``FESCUE, TALL (SYN1RR)'', filed on December 17, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-11798
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oceanus Seafood, LLC of Homestead, Florida, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/479,654, ``METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRODUCING AQUACULTURE FEED'', filed on September 8, 2014.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-09747
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-26
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-08634
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-14
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Chengdu Rong Cheng Jiu Tian Biotechnology Co., Ltd. of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/276,224, ``SPRAYABLE DISPERSED STARCH-BASED BIOPLASTIC FORMULATION TO CONTROL PESTS'', filed on May 13, 2014.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-07674
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-02211
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice of Intent To Seek OMB Approval To Collect Information: Forms Pertaining to the Peer Preview of ARS Research Projects
Document Number: 2015-32065
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and OMB implementing regulations. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-32064
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blackberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 14/756,637, ``Blackberry Plant Named `Columbia Giant','' filed on September 28, 2015.
Changes to Fees and Payment Methods
Document Number: 2015-30449
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-01
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) increases its Patent Culture Collection charges, and revises the method of payment.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-28239
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Microarray Equipment & Supplies, LLC of Cupertino, California, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/724,736, ``OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES FOR SPECIFIC IDENTIFICATION OF NOROVIRUSES AND OTHER PATHOGENS'', filed on May 28, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Seek Renewal of an Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-28238
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 3) and the office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intent to seek reinstatement of the ARS Animal Health National Program Assessment Survey, renamed as the Agricultural Research Service National Program Assessment Survey and expanded so that it can be used by other ARS National Programs. This voluntary information collection will give the beneficiaries of ARS research the opportunity to provide input on the impact of the research conducted by ARS in the last National Program cycle for each of the respective National Programs. This input will be used for planning the research agenda for the next 5-year program cycle.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-25305
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-06
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-24259
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blueberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 14/545,561, ``BLUEBERRY PLANT NAMED `BABY BLUES','' filed on May 21, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-11132
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-08
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Washington State Crop Improvement Association of Pullman, Washington, an exclusive license to the variety of field pea described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Application Number 201500303, ``HAMPTON,'' dated April 13, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-09475
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-23
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection, Information Collection For Document Delivery Services at the National Agricultural Library (NAL), that expires October 31, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-06323
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to RENEWABLE NUTRIENTS, LLC. of PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/164,363, ``SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM LIQUID EFFLUENTS AND FOR RECOVERING THE AMMONIA,'' filed on JUNE 20, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-06318
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to RENEWABLE NUTRIENTS, LLC. of PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 8,574,885, ``ANAMMOX BACTERIUM ISOLATE,'' issued on NOVEMBER 5, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-06312
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to RENEWABLE NUTRIENTS, LLC. of PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 8,906,332, ``GASEOUS AMMONIA REMOVAL SYSTEM,'' issued on DECEMBER 9, 2014 and U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/528,614, ``GASEOUS AMMONIA REMOVAL SYSTEM,'' filed on OCTOBER 30, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-00951
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln of Lincoln, Nebraska, an exclusive license to the switchgrass variety named ``LIBERTY''.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-00950
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln of Lincoln, Nebraska, an exclusive license to the smooth bromegrass variety named ``NEWELL''.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-25815
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-30
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection, Form AD-761, USDA Patent License Application for Government Invention that expires April 30, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-19246
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-14
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Washington State Crop Improvement Association of Pullman, Washington, an exclusive license to the chickpea variety named ``Royal.''
Solicitation of Input From Stakeholders Regarding the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois, Idaho
Document Number: 2014-18027
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-31
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture announces two (2) virtual listening sessions on the research activities conducted at the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station (USSES) in Dubois, Idaho.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-15344
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Trellis Growing Systems LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/267,141, ``METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRIMOCANE MANAGEMENT'', filed on May 1, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-11195
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-15
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Washington State Crop Improvement Association of Pullman, Washington, an exclusive license to the chickpea variety named ``Nash.''
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-10690
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Sauter Farms Inc. of Bennett, Colorado, an exclusive license to the feed barley variety named ``Mesa.''
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-07553
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Eureka Genomics Corporation of Hercules, California, an exclusive license to the Federal Government's rights in U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/824,348, ``SCALABLE CHARACTERIZATION OF NUCLEIC ACIDS BY PARALLEL SEQUENCING'', filed on March 15, 2013.
Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-05568
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-14
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Washington State Crop Improvement Association of Pullman, Washington, an exclusive license to the variety of lentil described in U.S. Plant Variety Protection Certificate Application No. 201400093, ``Avondale,'' filed on December 19, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-04881
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Arkion Life Sciences LLC of New Castle, Delaware, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/755,671, ``ULTRAVIOLET STRATEGY FOR AVIAN REPELLENCY'', filed on January 31, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2014-04717
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-04
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Highland Specialty Grains, Inc. of Almira, Washington, an exclusive license to the variety of feed barley described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Number 200700405, ``RWA 1758,'' issued on September 20, 2007.