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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 180 / Tuesday, September 18, 2007 / Notices Officer, Customer Information Services Group, Public Information Services Division, U.S. 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 October 18, 2007 to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: September 11, 2007. Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Customer Information Services Group, Public Information Services Division. [FR Doc. E7–18333 Filed 9–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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 (USPTO). Title: Patent Term Extension. Form Number(s): None. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0020. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden: 30,905 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 26,859 responses per year. Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public from one to 25 hours, depending on the complexity of the situation, to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate documents, and submit the applications, petitions, and requests included in this collection. Needs and Uses: The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act at 35 U.S.C. 156 permits the USPTO to restore the patent term lost due to certain types of regulatory review by the Federal Food and Drug Administration or the Department of Agriculture. Only patents for drug products, medical devices, food additives, and color additives are eligible for an extension, which may be a maximum of five years. In some cases the USPTO may also extend the term of an original patent due to certain delays in the prosecution of the patent VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:28 Sep 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 application. The provisions of 35 U.S.C. 154(b) require the USPTO to notify the applicant of the patent term adjustment in the notice of allowance and give the applicant an opportunity to request reconsideration of the USPTO’s patent term adjustment determination. The USPTO administers 35 U.S.C. 154 and 156 through 37 CFR subpart F (1.701– 1.791). The public uses this information collection to file requests related to patent term extensions and petitions for reconsideration or reinstatement of patent term adjustments. This information is used by the USPTO to consider whether an applicant is eligible for a patent term extension or reconsideration of a patent term adjustment and, if so, to determine the length of the patent term extension or adjustment. There are no forms associated with this collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by any of the following methods: E-mail: Susan.Fawcett@uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0020 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. Fax: 571–273–0112, marked to the attention of Susan Fawcett. Mail: Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Customer Information Services Group, Public Information Services Division, 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 October 18, 2007 to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Dated: September 11, 2007. Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Customer Information Services Group, Public Information Services Division. [FR Doc. E7–18334 Filed 9–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53233 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [No. DoD–2007–OS–0061] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by October 18, 2007. Title, Form, and OMB Number: Registration for Scientific and Technical Information Services; DD Form 1540; OMB Control Number 0704–0264. Type of Request: Revision. Number of Respondents: 10,000. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 10,000. Average Burden Per Response: 10 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 1,667 hours. Needs and Uses: The data that the Defense Technical Information Center handles is controlled, because of either distribution limitations or security classification. For this reason, all potential users are required to register for service. DoD Instruction 3200.14, Principles and Operational Parameters of the DoD Scientific and Technical Information Program, mandates the registration procedure. Federal Government agencies and their contractors are required to complete the DD Form 1540, Registration for Scientific and Technical Information Services. The contractor community completes a separate DD Form 1540 for each contract or grant, and registration is valid until the contract expires. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Federal government; state, local or tribal government. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Hillary Jaffe. Written comments and recommendations is on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jaffe at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1 53234 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 180 / Tuesday, September 18, 2007 / Notices number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public reviewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or control information. DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/ Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209–2133. Dated: September 11, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 07–4608 Filed 9–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOD–2007–HA–0056] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by October 18, 2007. Title and OMB Number: Facilitating Provider Acceptance of TRICARE Standard; OMB Control Number 0720– TBD. Type of Request: New. Number of Respondents: 72. Response Per Respondent: 1. Annual Response: 72. Average Burden Per Response: 1.5 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 108. Needs and uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain specific responses why some providers do not participate in TRICARE and then to learn what kinds of actions by the TRICARE Management Activity, working in conjunction with the TRICARE Regional Offices and the three managed care support contractors, would be required to increase the number of providers in the TRICARE program. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Federal government. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:44 Sep 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 Frequency: One time. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Mr. John Kraemer. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Mr. Kraemer at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/ Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209–2133. Dated: September 11, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 07–4610 Filed 9–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [No. USA–2007–0005] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by October 18, 2007. Title, Form, and OMB Number: Vessel Operation Report; ENG Form 3925, 3925B, 3925C, and 3925P; OMB Control Number 0710–0006. Type of request: Extension. Number of respondents: 1,223. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Responses per respondents: 160,026. Annual responses: 195,712. Average burden per response: 13.3524 minutes. Annual burden hours: 43,553 hours. Needs and uses: The Corps of Engineers uses ENG Forms 3925, 3925B, 3925C, and 3925P as the basic instruments to collect waterborne commerce statistics. These data, collected from vessel operating companies, constitute the sole source for domestic vessel movements of freight and passengers on U.S. navigable waterways and harbors; are essential to plans for maintaining U.S. navigable waterways; and are critical to enforcing the ‘‘Harbor Maintenance Tax’’ authorized under Sec. 1402 of Pub. L. 99–662. Affected public: Business or other forprofit. Frequency: Monthly. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. OMB Desk Officer: Mr. James Laity. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Mr. Laity at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/ Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, PRN Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209–2133. Dated: September 11, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 07–4609 Filed 9–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 180 (Tuesday, September 18, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-4608]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[No. DoD-2007-OS-0061]


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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    The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the 
following proposal for collection of information under the provisions 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by October 
18, 2007.
    Title, Form, and OMB Number: Registration for Scientific and 
Technical Information Services; DD Form 1540; OMB Control Number 0704-
0264.
    Type of Request: Revision.
    Number of Respondents: 10,000.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 10,000.
    Average Burden Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Annual Burden Hours: 1,667 hours.
    Needs and Uses: The data that the Defense Technical Information 
Center handles is controlled, because of either distribution 
limitations or security classification. For this reason, all potential 
users are required to register for service. DoD Instruction 3200.14, 
Principles and Operational Parameters of the DoD Scientific and 
Technical Information Program, mandates the registration procedure. 
Federal Government agencies and their contractors are required to 
complete the DD Form 1540, Registration for Scientific and Technical 
Information Services. The contractor community completes a separate DD 
Form 1540 for each contract or grant, and registration is valid until 
the contract expires.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Federal government; 
state, local or tribal government.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Hillary Jaffe.
    Written comments and recommendations is on the proposed information 
collection should be sent to Ms. Jaffe at the Office of Management and 
Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503.
    You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by the following method:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket

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number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy 
for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to 
make these submissions available for public reviewing on the Internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov. as they are received without change, 
including any personal identifiers or control information.
    DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings.
    Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal 
should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/Information Management 
Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 
22209-2133.

    Dated: September 11, 2007.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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