[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 236 (Friday, December 7, 2012)]
[Page 73009]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29550]



Agricultural Research Service

Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to City 
Center Farms, LLC of Phoenix, Arizona, an exclusive license to U.S. 
Patent No. 6,613,378, ``SUGAR-BASED EDIBLE ADHESIVES'', issued on 
September 2, 2003.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 7, 2013.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: June Blalock of the Office of 
Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 

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 City Center Farms, LLC of 
Phoenix, Arizona 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.

Robert Griesbach,
Acting Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2012-29550 Filed 12-6-12; 8:45 am]