Patent, Trademark & Copyright Acts, 75270 [06-9690]

Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 75270 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 240 / Thursday, December 14, 2006 / Notices proposed collection of information to determine whether the collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information that is the subject of the collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to DMS or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICRs addressed. Comments to DMS must contain the docket number of this request, [USCG 2006–25898]. For your comments to OIRA to be considered, it is best if OIRA receives them on or before the January 16, 2007. Public participation and request for comments: We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. We will post all comments received, without change, to http://dms.dot.gov, they will include any personal information you have provided. We have an agreement with DOT to use their Docket Management Facility. Please see the paragraph on DOT’s ‘‘Privacy Act Policy’’ below. Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include your name and address, identify the docket number for this request for comment [USCG–2006– 25898], indicate the specific section of this document or the ICR to which each comment applies, and give the reason for each comment. You may submit your comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the Docket Management Facility at the address under ADDRESSES, but please submit them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. The Coast Guard and OIRA will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We may change the documents supporting this collection of information or even the underlying requirements in view of them. Viewing comments and documents: To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, go to http://dms.dot.gov at any time and VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:54 Dec 13, 2006 Jkt 211000 conduct a simple search using the docket number. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in room PL–401 on the Plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received in dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the Privacy Act Statement of DOT in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or you may visit http://dms.dot.gov. Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard has already published the 60-day notice (71 FR 57984, October 2, 2006) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That notice elicited no comments. Information Collection Request Title: Regattas and Marine Parades. OMB Control Number: 1625–0008. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Sponsors of marine events. Forms: CG–4423. Abstract: Title 33 U.S.C. 1233, authorizes the Coast Guard to issue regulations to promote the safety of life on navigable waters during regattas or marine parades. The regulation requiring the submission of an application by individuals or organizations planning to hold a regatta or marine parade (marine events) that will introduce extra or unusual hazards to the safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States is in 33 CFR 100.15. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 3,000 hours a year. Dated: December 8, 2006. R.T. Hewitt, Rear Admiral, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E6–21297 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P SUMMARY: The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is contemplating awarding an exclusive license to: Williamson and Associates, 1124 NW., 53rd Street, Seattle, WA 98107 on U.S. Patent Nos. 6,236,211 B1 and 6,236,212 B1, both entitled ‘‘Induced Polarization Method Using Towed Cable Carrying Transmitters and Receivers for identifying Minerals on the Ocean Floor.’’ Inquiries: If other parties are interested in similar activities, or have comments related to the prospective awards, please contact Neil Mark, USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 201, Reston, Virginia 20192, voice (703) 648–4344, fax (703) 648–7219, or e-mail nmark@usgs.gov. This notice is submitted to meet the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 208 et seq. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 7, 2006. Karen D. Baker, Associate Director, Office of Administrative Policy and Services. [FR Doc. 06–9690 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–Y7–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts AGENCY: ACTION: National Park Service, Interior. Public Notice. SUMMARY: Pursuant to 36 CFR 51.23, public notice is hereby given that the National Park Service proposes to extend the following expiring concession contracts for a period of up to one year, or until each time as a new contract is executed, whichever occurs sooner. EFFECTIVE DATES: October 1, 2006. Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, National Park Service, Washington, DC, 20240, Telephone 202/ 513–7156. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: All of the listed concession authorizations will expire by their terms on or before September 30, 2006. The National Park Service has determined that the proposed short-term extensions are necessary in order to avoid interruption of visitor services and has taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to avoid such interruption. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Patent, Trademark & Copyright Acts U.S. Geological Survey. Notice of Prospective Intent to Award Exclusive License. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 240 (Thursday, December 14, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


Patent, Trademark & Copyright Acts

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey.

ACTION: Notice of Prospective Intent to Award Exclusive License.

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SUMMARY: The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is contemplating 
awarding an exclusive license to: Williamson and Associates, 1124 NW., 
53rd Street, Seattle, WA 98107 on U.S. Patent Nos. 6,236,211 B1 and 
6,236,212 B1, both entitled ``Induced Polarization Method Using Towed 
Cable Carrying Transmitters and Receivers for identifying Minerals on 
the Ocean Floor.''
    Inquiries: If other parties are interested in similar activities, 
or have comments related to the prospective awards, please contact Neil 
Mark, USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 201, Reston, Virginia 20192, 
voice (703) 648-4344, fax (703) 648-7219, or e-mail nmark@usgs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is submitted to meet the 
requirements of 35 U.S.C. 208 et seq.

    Dated: December 7, 2006.
Karen D. Baker,
Associate Director, Office of Administrative Policy and Services.
[FR Doc. 06-9690 Filed 12-13-06; 8:45 am]
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