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[Notice (01-156)]

Notice of Prospective Patent License

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of prospective patent license.

SUMMARY: NASA hereby gives notice that The Texas A&M University System,
having offices in College Station, Texas, has applied for a partially
exclusive license to practice the inventions described and claimed in
U.S. Patent No. 5,827,531, entitled “Multi-Lamellar, Immiscible-Phase
Microencapsulation of Drugs”; U.S. Patent No. 6,099,864, entitled
“INSITU Activation of Microcapsules”; U.S. Patent No. 6,214,300,
entitled “Microencapsulation and Electrostatic Processing Device
(MEPS)”; U.S. Patent No. 6,103,271, entitled “Microencapsulation &
Electrostatic Coating Process”; pending U.S. Patent Application
entitled “Protein Crystal Encapsulation Process”; NASA Case No.
MSC22936-1-SB; pending U.S. Patent Application entitled “Externally
Triggered Microcapsules”; NASA Case No. MSC 22939-1-SB and pending
continuations, divisional applications, and foreign applications
corresponding to the above-listed cases. Each of the above-listed
patents and patent applications are assigned to the United States of
America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration. With respect to U.S. Patent No. 5,827,531
only. NASA’s property interests are presently limited by the terms of
previously issued License No. DE-252. NASA is in the process of
terminating the DE-252 License, pursuant to the terms of that license
and applicable provisions of Title 37 of the Code of Federal
Regulations, part 404. Written objections to the prospective grant of a
license should be sent to the Johnson Space Center.

DATES: Responses to this notice must be received by January 10, 2002.

Johnson Space Center, Mail Stop HA, Houston, TX 77058-8452; telephone
(281) 483-1001.

Dated: December 4, 2001.
Robert M. Stephens,
Deputy General Counsel.