Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; Anasys Instruments
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Anasys Instruments, a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice in the field of use of photo-thermal infrared spectroscopy and microscopy of solids, liquids, and gases in the United States, the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent No. 9,091,594: Chemical Mapping Using Thermal Microscopy at the Micro and Nano Scales, Navy Case No. 101,493 and U.S. Patent Application No. 14/ 748,430: Chemical Mapping Using Thermal Microscopy at the Micro and Nano Scales, Navy Case No. 101,493 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. The following patents are available for licensing: Patent Application No. 14/587,455 (Navy Case No. 103030): ADHESION IMPROVEMENT IVA MATEIRAL NANOSTRUCUTURING OR TEXTURIZING//Patent Application No. 15/077,352 (Navy Case No. 200332): MODIFYING THE SURFACE CHEMISTRY OF A MATERIAL//and Navy Case No. 200322: ADHESION IMPROVEMENT VIA MATERIAL NANOSTRUCTURING OR TEXTURIZING.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Patent License; Cultural Quotient Corporation
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy. The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Cultural Quotient Corporation, a revocable, nonassignable, partially exclusive license to practice in the United States, the Government-owned inventions described below: U.S. Patent Application 14/587,455 (Navy Case 103030): Published July 23, 2015, entitled ``ADHESION IMPROVEMENT VIA MATERIAL NANOSTRUCTURING OR TEXTURIZING''// U.S. Patent Application No. 15/077,352 (Navy Case 200332): Published July 14, 2016, entitled ``MODIFYING THE SURFACE CHEMISTRY OF A MATERIAL''// and Navy Case 200322, entitled ``ADHESION IMPROVEMENT VIA MATERIAL NANOSTRUCTURING OR TEXTURINGMEDICAL APPLICATIONS.''
Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for EA-18G “Growler” Airfield Operations at the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex, Washington
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (40 Code of Federal Regulations parts 1500-1508), the Department of the Navy (DoN) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to assess the potential environmental impacts of adding up to 36 Growler aircraft at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island complex, and continuing and increasing Growler airfield operations. The NAS Whidbey Island complex is located in Island County, Washington, on Whidbey Island, in the northern Puget Sound region. The complex includes the main air station (Ault Field), which is in the north- central part of the island, adjacent to the city of Oak Harbor, and Outlying Landing Field (OLF) Coupeville. The OLF is approximately 10 miles south of Ault Field and is dedicated primarily to Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP). With the filing of the Draft EIS, the DoN is initiating an extended public comment period of 75 days, beginning on November 10, 2016 and ending on January 25, 2017. Public meetings are scheduled to inform the public and receive comments on the environmental analysis presented in the Draft EIS. This notice announces the dates, times, and locations of the public meetings and provides supplementary information about the Draft EIS.
Notice of Extension of Public Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement for the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization, Nevada
The Department of the Navy (DoN) published a notice of intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization in the Federal Register (81 FR 58919) on August 26, 2016, which initiated a 90-day public scoping period ending on November 25, 2016. This notice confirms the extension of that public scoping period until December 12, 2016.
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Northwest Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement
The Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to continue and enhance training activities as identified in Alternative 1 in the Northwest Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement. This alternative includes adjustments to existing training and testing activities, new training and testing activities to support future requirements, and activities not previously analyzed, such as pierside sonar maintenance and testing. Implementation of Alternative 1 will enable the DoN to achieve the levels of operational readiness required under Section 5062 Title 10 U.S.C. without resulting in significant environmental impacts.