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Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-20126
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-16
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 Mississippi of University, Mississippi, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/463,442, ``Anti- Obesity Properties of Pterostilbene'', filed on May 3, 2012.
Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2012-19652
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-15
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The notice announced the USDA's August 27-28 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21). The notice was published in the Federal Register on August 6, 2012.
Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture Research and Development Strategic Plan
Document Number: 2012-17051
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA and U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) announce on behalf of the Federal Interagency Working Group on Aquaculture under the Office of Science and Technology Policy that a draft National Aquaculture Research and Development Strategic Plan (R&D Plan) for the United States is being made available for public review and comment. This plan will provide a framework for federal agencies to develop programs for research and development that affect the production of aquatic organisms such as finfish, crustaceans, mollusks, and algae. We are soliciting public comment in regard to priorities, vision, and goals. Please be specific regarding what section or content in the R&D plan your comment refers. The draft R&D plan can be found at http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/programs/ programs.htm?npcode=106&docid=22641.
Revision of Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2012-16610
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-09
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
This rule makes a number of miscellaneous amendments to delegations of authority by adding new authorities, correcting references, and removing obsolete authorities.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-14835
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-19
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 US Agriseeds of San Luis Obispo, California, an exclusive license to the variety of pepper described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Number 200700006, ``TigerPaw-NR'', issued on August 20, 2009.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-14834
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-19
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 Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the blueberry variety named ``Perpetua.''
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-14833
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-19
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 the University of Nebraska-Lincoln of Lincoln, Nebraska, an exclusive license to the wheat variety named ``Mattern''.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-8212
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to seek approval to collect information in support of research and related activities.
Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting
Document Number: 2012-4349
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the United States Department of Agriculture announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21).
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-3850
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-21
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 North Carolina State University of Raleigh, North Carolina, an exclusive license to the soybean variety named ``N7003CN''.
Modification of Interlibrary Loan Fee Schedule
Document Number: 2012-1251
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-23
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Research Service amends its regulations on the fee schedule for interlibrary loan from the collections of the National Agricultural Library (NAL). The revised fee schedule is based on the method of payment used (traditional invoicing through the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) or payment through the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) network's Interlibrary Fee Management program, a debit/credit program for interlibrary loan) and eliminates the current billing surcharge, which is instead incorporated into the revised flat fee.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-1102
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-20
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 blackberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 12/660,189, ``Blackberry Plant Named `Onyx','' filed on February 22, 2010 and to the variety of red raspberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 13/199,578, ``Red Raspberry Plant Named `Vintage','' filed on September 2, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-30967
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-02
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 DICKEY- john Corporation of Auburn, Illinois, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,691,563, ``Universal Dielectric Calibration Method and Apparatus for Moisture Content Determination in Particulate and Granular Materials,'' issued on February 17, 2004 and to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/782,079, ``Microwave Sensor and Algorithm for Moisture and Density Determination,'' filed on May 18, 2010.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-29734
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-17
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 claimed in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 13/199,300, ``Grapevine Denominated Valley Pearl,'' filed on August 25, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-29697
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-17
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 Colorado Serum Company of Denver, Colorado, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/487,179, ``THE USE OF GNRH AND ANALOGS THEREOF FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF PET FERRET ADRENOCORTICAL HYPERPLASIA'', filed on June 18, 2009.
Modification of Interlibrary Loan Fee Schedule; Correction
Document Number: 2011-24367
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-29
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The proposed rule published in the Federal Register on September 16, 2011 (76 FR 57681) announced Agricultural Research Service intent to seek comments on renewing the National Agricultural Library's regulation to increase the interlibrary loan fees. This document corrects the RIN number.
Modification of Interlibrary Loan Fee Schedule
Document Number: 2011-23723
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-16
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Research Service proposes to amend its regulations on the fee schedule for interlibrary loan from the collections of the National Agricultural Library. The revised fee schedule is based on the method of payment used (traditional invoicing through the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) or payment through the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) network's Interlibrary Fee Management program, a debit/credit program for interlibrary loan) rather than type of material requested (loan, photocopy, microform) and eliminates the current billing surcharge which is instead incorporated into the revised flat fee. The revision brings these fees up to date in order to support the current cost of providing the service and will enable customers to estimate charges more easily and distribute them more effectively within their own institutions.
Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-23325
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-13
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 PMC- Biogenix of Memphis, Tennessee, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/774,347, ``Process for Preparing Saturated Branched Chain Fatty Acids'', filed on May 5, 2010.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-22898
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-08
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 Western Seed Multiplication, Inc. of Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina, an exclusive license to the cowpea variety described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Number 200500007, ``Whippersnapper,'' issued on September 20, 2007.
Notice of Intent To Renew Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-22658
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-06
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The notice announced Agricultural Research Service intent to seek comments on renewing the National Arboretum's information collection that expires on December 31, 2011. The notice was published in the Federal Register on August 26, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Renew Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-21847
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) seeks comments on the intent of the United States National Arboretum (USNA) to renew an information collection that expires December 31, 2011. The information collection serves as a means to collect fees for certain uses of the facilities and grounds, and for programs and services. This includes fees for use of the grounds and facilities, as well as for commercial photography and cinematography. Fees generated will be used to defray USNA expenses or to promote the missions of the USNA.
Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting
Document Number: 2011-20121
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-09
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., the United States Department of Agriculture announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21).
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-17321
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-11
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 P & M Plastics, Inc. of Mountainair, New Mexico, an exclusive license to the Federal Government's rights in U.S. Patent No. 6,632,387, ``METHOD FOR MAKING WOOD AND PLASTIC COMPOSITE MATERIAL'', issued on October 14, 2003.
Notice of Appointment of Committee Members to the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture
Document Number: 2011-16431
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Office of the Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics of the Department of Agriculture, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, announces the appointment of members to the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (``AC21'').
Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-16250
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
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 P & M Signs, Inc. of Mountainair, New Mexico, an exclusive license to the Federal Government's rights in U.S. Patent No. 6,586,504, ``Wood And Plastic Composite Material And Methods For Making Same'', issued on July 1, 2003.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-15468
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
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 New Varieties Development & Management Corporation of Lakeland, Florida, an exclusive license to the variety of citrus claimed in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 12/931,765, ``Mandarin Tree Named US Early Pride,'' filed on February 10, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Reestablish the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council, and Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2011-15092
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The notice announced USD intent to reestablish the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council. The notice was published in the Federal Register on May 16, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Reestablish the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council, and Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2011-11926
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-16
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The USDA intends to reestablish the National Genetic Resources Advisory (Council). The purpose of the Council is to formulate recommendations on actions and policies for the collections, maintenance, and utilization of genetic resources; to make recommendations for coordination of genetic resources plans of several domestic and international organizations; and to advise the Secretary of Agriculture and the National Genetic Resources Program Director of new and innovative approaches to genetic resources conservation.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-11366
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-10
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 Light Light Solutions, LLC of Athens, Georgia, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/617,245, ``Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Rapid Detection and Classification of Bacterial Pathogens,'' filed on November 12, 2009.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-11365
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-10
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 Washington State Crop Improvement Association of Pullman, Washington, an exclusive license to the lentil variety named ``Morena.''
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-6895
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-23
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 Landmark Earth Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Leggett & Platt, Inc. of Carthage, Missouri, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,383,548, ``COBY PRODUCTS AND A PROCESS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE,'' issued on May 7, 2002.
Request for Nominations to the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture
Document Number: 2011-6361
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Secretary of Agriculture requests nominations for qualified persons to serve as members of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21).
Establishment of New Agency; Revision of Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2011-1701
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-01-27
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Office of the Secretary, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
This document amends a number of regulations of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) principally to reflect the establishment of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the abolishment of the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, as mandated by section 251(f)(2) of the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 (7 U.S.C. 6971(f)(2)) (as added by section 7511 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA), Pub. L. 110-246). This rule also makes a number of miscellaneous amendments to the delegations of authority in 7 CFR part 2, as summarized below.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2011-1334
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, intends to grant to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation of Madison, Wisconsin, an exclusive license to the Federal Government's patent rights in U.S. Patent No. 7,501,275, ``Yeast Transformation System'', issued on March 10, 2009.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2011-1333
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Sheep Experiment Station (USSES), Dubois, Idaho is proposing sheep grazing and associated activities to achieve its research goals and objectives (to develop integrated methods for increasing production efficiency of sheep and to simultaneously improve the sustainability of rangeland ecosystems).
Renewal of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture
Document Number: 2011-1203
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-20
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Secretary of Agriculture intends to renew the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21) for a 2- year period.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-28826
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-16
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 KamTec, LLC of Lincoln, Nebraska, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 5,710,099, ``Bioactive Compounds,'' issued on January 20, 1998 and U.S. Patent No. 5,854,178, ``Bioactive Compounds,'' issued on December 29, 1998.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-28809
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-16
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 American Packaging Corporation of Rochester, New York, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 7,387,205, ``Packaging System for Preserving Perishable Items'', issued on June 17, 2008.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-23187
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
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 PlantHaven, Inc. of Santa Barbara, California, an exclusive license to the variety of hibiscus described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 12/454,676, ``Sahara Sunset,'' filed on May 21, 2009.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-21491
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-30
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 Horticultural Research Institute, Inc. of Washington, DC, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 7,066,995, ``Compositions and Films Comprised of Avian Feather Keratin,'' issued on June 27, 2006.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-19795
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
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 Microsemi Corporation of Irvine, California, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 7,135,871, ``Soil Moisture Sensor,'' issued on November 14, 2006.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15815
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
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 October 29, 2010.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-15049
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-22
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 KGK Synergize Inc. of London, Ontario, Canada, a partially exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,987,125, ``Compositions and Methods of Treating, Reducing and Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases and Disorders with Polymethoxyflavones,'' issued on January 17, 2006. This will be the second license granted for this invention. The Agricultural Research Service intends to grant no additional licenses.
Notice of Intent To Seek OMB Approval To Collect Information: Revision of a Form Pertaining to the Peer Review of ARS Research Projects
Document Number: 2010-10560
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The proposed revised form for the 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: 2010-10557
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-05
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 Renewable Organics, LLC of Pinehurst, North Carolina, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/026,346, ``Process for Removing and Recovering Phosphorus from Animal Waste,'' filed on February 5, 2008.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-9109
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-21
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 ORO AGRI INC. of TROPHY CLUB, TEXAS, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 7,579,183, ``SAPROPHYTIC YEAST, PICHIA ANOMALA'', issued on AUGUST 25, 2009, and to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/507,057, ``GROWTH MEDIA AND SAPROPHYTIC USE FOR PICHIA ANOMALA'', filed on JULY 21, 2009.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-9108
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-21
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 Innovative, LLC of Cumming, Georgia, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,928,941, ``Diamond Row Pattern Planter'', issued on August 16, 2005.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-9107
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-21
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 Basin Seed Company, LLC of Nampa, Idaho, an exclusive license to the cranberry dry bean variety named ``Crimson.''
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-7038
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-30
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 GENETICS & IVF INSTITUTE of FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 5,985,216; ``FLOW CYTOMETRY NOZZLE FOR HIGH EFFICIENCY CELL SORTING'', issued on NOVEMBER 16, 1999.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-1946
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-01
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 141 Repellent, Inc. of Reston, Virginia, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 7,378,557, ``Methods for Preparing Isolongifolenone and Its Use in Repelling Arthropods'', issued on May 27, 2008, and U.S. Patent No. 7,579,016, ``Methods for Repelling Arthropods Using Isolongifolenone Analogs,'' issued on August 25, 2009.