Contents of a license application.
An application for a license under a DOE invention must be accompanied by a processing fee of $25 for each patent or patent application under which a license is desired, which shall be credited towards royalty if royalties are charged, and must include the following information:
Identification of the invention for which the license is desired, including the title of the invention and the patent application serial number or the patent number of the invention;
Name and address of the person applying for a license and whether the applicant is a U.S. citizen or U.S. organization;
Name and address of a representative of the applicant to whom correspondence should be sent and any notices served;
Nature and type of the applicant's business;
Applicant's status, if any, as a small business firm, minority business firm, or business firm located in a labor surplus area, low-income area, or economically depressed area.
Identification of the source of the applicant's information concerning the availability of a license on the invention;
A statement of the field or fields of use in which the applicant intends to practice the invention;
A statement of the geographic area or areas in which the applicant proposes to practice the invention, including a statement of any foreign countries in which the applicant proposes to practice the invention;
A description of the applicant's technical and financial capability and plan for bringing the invention to a point of practical or commercial application, and the applicant's offer to implement that plan, if the license is granted.
The amount of royalty fees or other consideration, if any, that the applicant would be willing to pay the Government for the license;
Applicant's knowledge of the extent to which the invention is being practiced by private industry and the Government; and
In the case of an exclusive or partially exclusive license application, any facts which the applicant believes will show that it is in the public interest for the Department to grant such a license rather than a nonexclusive license and that such exclusive or partially exclusive license should be granted to the applicant.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1901-0232)
[45 FR 73447, Nov. 4, 1980, as amended at 46 FR 63209, Dec. 31, 1981]