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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 26, 2017 / Notices Resources, NMFS, and the West Coast Regional Stranding Coordinator, NMFS, within 24 hours of the discovery. The City will provide photographs or video footage or other documentation of the stranded animal sighting to NMFS. This Authorization may be modified, suspended or withdrawn if the holder fails to abide by the conditions prescribed herein, or if NMFS determines the authorized taking is having more than a negligible impact on the species or stock of affected marine mammals. Request for Public Comments We request comment on our analyses, the draft authorization, and any other aspect of this Notice of Proposed IHA for the proposed demolition and construction at Coast Boulevard, La Jolla, California. Please include with your comments any supporting data or literature citations to help inform our final decision on the request for MMPA authorization. Dated: April 18, 2017. Donna S. 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Form Number(s): PTO/SB/01, PTO/ SB/01A, PTO/SB/02, PTO/SB/02A, PTO/SB/02B, PTO/SB/02CN, PTO/SB/ 02DE, PTO/SB/02ES, PTO/SB/02FR, PTO/SB/02IT, PTO/SB/02JP, PTO/SB/ 02KR, PTO/SB/02LR, PTO/SB/02NL, PTO/SB/02RU, PTO/SB/02SE, PTO/SB/ 03, PTO/SB/03A, PTO/SB/04, PTO/SB/ 06, PTO/SB/07, PTO/SB/14 EFS-Web, PTO/SB/16, PTO/SB/16 EFS-Web, PTO/ SB/17, PTO/SB/29, PTO/SB/29A, PTO/ SB/101, PTO/SB/102, PTO/SB/103, PTO/SB/104, PTO/SB/105, PTO/SB/ 106, PTO/SB/107, PTO/SB/108, PTO/ SB/109, PTO/SB/110, PTO/AIA/01, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Apr 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 PTO/AIA/02, PTO/AIA/03, PTO/AIA/ 04, PTO/AIA/08, PTO/AIA/09, PTO/ AIA/10, PTO/AIA/11, PTO/AIA/14, PTO/AIA/15, PTO/AIA/18, PTO/AIA/ 19, PTO/AIA/01CN, PTO/AIA/01DE, PTO/AIA/01ES, PTO/AIA/01FR, PTO/ AIA/01IT, PTO/AIA/01JP, PTO/AIA/ 01KR, PTO/AIA/01NL, PTO/AIA/01RU, PTO/AIA/01SE, PTO/AIA/02CN, PTO/ AIA/02DE, PTO/AIA/02ES, PTO/AIA/ 02FR, PTO/AIA/02IT, PTO/AIA/02JP, PTO/AIA/02KR, PTO/AIA/02NL, PTO/ AIA/02RU, and PTO/AIA/02SE. Type of Request: Regular. Number of Respondents: 636,003. Average Hours per Respondent: The USPTO estimate that it takes the public approximately between 30 minutes (0.50 hours) to 40 hours to complete this information, depending on the complexity of the request. This includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the application, petition, or paper submissions, and submit the completed request to the USPTO. Burden Hours: 15,757,081.50 hours. Cost Burden: $1,127,541,338.53. Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by, inter alia, 35 U.S.C. 131 and 37 CFR 1.16 through 1.84 and 1.495(b). Each patent application must provide sufficient information to allow the USPTO to examine properly the application, petition, or paper to determine whether the application, petition, or paper meets the criteria set forth in the patent statutes and regulations. The various fee and application transmittal forms, the declarations, the cover sheets, the petitions, and the papers filed under 37 CFR 1.41(c), 1.41(a)(2) (pre-AIA), 1.48(d), 1.53(c)(2), and 1.53(c)(2) (prePLT (AIA)) permit applicants to supply all of the information necessary to process the application and enables the USPTO to ensure that all of the information has been provided in order to process the application. Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other forprofits; non-profit institutions; and the Federal Government. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraiser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraiser@omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. 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[FR Doc. 2017–08419 Filed 4–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO) will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. Title: Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions. OMB Control Number: 0651–0063. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Revision of a currently existing collection. Number of Respondents: 23,660. Average Hours per Response: Between 2 and 32 hours, depending upon the instrument used. Burden Hours: 555,098 hours. Cost Burden: $46,049,937.65. Needs and Uses: The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) is established by statute under 35 U.S.C. 6. This statute directs that PTAB ‘‘shall on written appeal of an applicant, review adverse decisions of examiners upon applications for patent and shall determine priority and patentability of invention in interferences.’’ PTAB has the authority, under pre-AIA sections of the Patent Act, i.e., 35 U.S.C. 134, 135, 306, and 315, to decide ex parte and inter partes appeals and interferences. The membership of the Board is E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Initial Patent 
Applications

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the 
following proposal for collection of information under the provisions 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of 
Commerce.
    Title: Initial Patent Applications.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0032.
    Form Number(s): PTO/SB/01, PTO/SB/01A, PTO/SB/02, PTO/SB/02A, PTO/
SB/02B, PTO/SB/02CN, PTO/SB/02DE, PTO/SB/02ES, PTO/SB/02FR, PTO/SB/
02IT, PTO/SB/02JP, PTO/SB/02KR, PTO/SB/02LR, PTO/SB/02NL, PTO/SB/02RU, 
PTO/SB/02SE, PTO/SB/03, PTO/SB/03A, PTO/SB/04, PTO/SB/06, PTO/SB/07, 
PTO/SB/14 EFS-Web, PTO/SB/16, PTO/SB/16 EFS-Web, PTO/SB/17, PTO/SB/29, 
PTO/SB/29A, PTO/SB/101, PTO/SB/102, PTO/SB/103, PTO/SB/104, PTO/SB/105, 
PTO/SB/106, PTO/SB/107, PTO/SB/108, PTO/SB/109, PTO/SB/110, PTO/AIA/01, 
PTO/AIA/02, PTO/AIA/03, PTO/AIA/04, PTO/AIA/08, PTO/AIA/09, PTO/AIA/10, 
PTO/AIA/11, PTO/AIA/14, PTO/AIA/15, PTO/AIA/18, PTO/AIA/19, PTO/AIA/
01CN, PTO/AIA/01DE, PTO/AIA/01ES, PTO/AIA/01FR, PTO/AIA/01IT, PTO/AIA/
01JP, PTO/AIA/01KR, PTO/AIA/01NL, PTO/AIA/01RU, PTO/AIA/01SE, PTO/AIA/
02CN, PTO/AIA/02DE, PTO/AIA/02ES, PTO/AIA/02FR, PTO/AIA/02IT, PTO/AIA/
02JP, PTO/AIA/02KR, PTO/AIA/02NL, PTO/AIA/02RU, and PTO/AIA/02SE.
    Type of Request: Regular.
    Number of Respondents: 636,003.
    Average Hours per Respondent: The USPTO estimate that it takes the 
public approximately between 30 minutes (0.50 hours) to 40 hours to 
complete this information, depending on the complexity of the request. 
This includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the 
application, petition, or paper submissions, and submit the completed 
request to the USPTO.
    Burden Hours: 15,757,081.50 hours.
    Cost Burden: $1,127,541,338.53.
    Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by, 
inter alia, 35 U.S.C. 131 and 37 CFR 1.16 through 1.84 and 1.495(b). 
Each patent application must provide sufficient information to allow 
the USPTO to examine properly the application, petition, or paper to 
determine whether the application, petition, or paper meets the 
criteria set forth in the patent statutes and regulations. The various 
fee and application transmittal forms, the declarations, the cover 
sheets, the petitions, and the papers filed under 37 CFR 1.41(c), 
1.41(a)(2) (pre-AIA), 1.48(d), 1.53(c)(2), and 1.53(c)(2) (pre-PLT 
(AIA)) permit applicants to supply all of the information necessary to 
process the application and enables the USPTO to ensure that all of the 
information has been provided in order to process the application.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other 
for-profits; non-profit institutions; and the Federal Government.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraiser, email: 
Nicholas_A._Fraiser@omb.eop.gov.
    Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in 
electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view 
Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: InformationCollection@upsto.gov. Include ``0651-
0032 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance 
Division Director, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, United 
States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 
22313-1450.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent on or before May 26, 2017 to Nicholas A. 
Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, 
or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. 
Fraser.

Marcie Lovett,
Records and Information Governance Division Director, OCTO, United 
States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2017-08419 Filed 4-25-17; 8:45 am]
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