Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Commerce Patent Regulations, 43131 [E9-20517]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 26, 2009 / Notices Dated: August 21, 2009. Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–20608 Filed 8–25–09; 8:45 am] 43131 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0095] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Commerce Patent Regulations jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding the reinstatement of a previously existing OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Commerce Patent Regulations. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before September 25, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to: General Services Administration (GSA), Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all correspondence. 17:05 Aug 25, 2009 Jkt 217001 AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science. ACTION: Notice of meeting. A. Purpose DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE VerDate Nov<24>2008 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 6730–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ernest Woodson, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3775 or e-mail ernest.woodson@gsa.gov. As a result of the Department of Commerce (Commerce) publishing a final rule in the Federal Register implementing Pub. L. 98–620 (52 FR 8552, March 18, 1987), a revision to FAR Subpart 27.3 to implement the Commerce regulation was published in the Federal Register as an interim rule on June 12, 1989 (54 FR 25060). The final rule was published without change on June 21, 1990. A Government contractor must report all subject inventions to the contracting officer, submit a disclosure of the invention, and identify any publication, or sale, or public use of the invention (52.227–11(c), 52.227–13(e)(1). The contracting officer may modify 52.227– 11(e) or otherwise supplement the clause to require contractors to submit periodic or interim and final reports listing subject inventions (27.303(b)(2)(i) and (ii)). In order to ensure that subject inventions are reported, the contractor is required to establish and maintain effective procedures for identifying and disclosing subject inventions (52.227– 11, Alternate IV; 52.227–13(e)(1)). In addition, the contractor must require his employees, by written agreements, to disclose subject inventions (52.227– 11(e)(2); 52.227–13(e)(4)). The contractor also has an obligation to utilize the subject invention, and agree to report, upon request, the utilization or efforts to utilize the subject invention (27.302(e); 52.227–11(f). B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 1,200. Responses per Respondent: 9.75. Total Responses: 11,700. Hours per Response: 3.9. Total Burden Hours: 45,630. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration (GSA), Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all correspondence. Dated: August 20, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–20517 Filed 8–25–09; 8:45 am] Meeting of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) will hold a meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should e-mail nvpo@hhs.gov, call 202–690–5566, or complete the online form on the NVAC Web site (http:// www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/.) to register. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 15, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on September 16, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Department of Health and Human Services; Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 800; 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Andrea Krull, Public Health Advisor, National Vaccine Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 715–H Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. Phone: (202) 690–5566; Fax: (202) 260– 1165; e-mail: nvpo@hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 2101 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. Section 300aa–1), the Secretary of Health and Human Services was mandated to establish the National Vaccine Program to achieve optimal prevention of human infectious diseases through immunization and to achieve optimal prevention against adverse reactions to vaccines. The National Vaccine Advisory Committee was established to provide advice and make recommendations to the Director of the National Vaccine Program, on matters related to the Program’s responsibilities. The Assistant Secretary for Health serves as Director of the National Vaccine Program. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0095]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Commerce Patent Regulations

AGENCIES:  Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding the reinstatement of a 
previously existing OMB clearance.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 
Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously 
approved information collection requirement concerning Commerce Patent 
Regulations.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical 
utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection 
of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and 
methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before September 25, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden, to: General Services Administration (GSA), 
Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, 
Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0095, Commerce 
Patent Regulations, in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ernest Woodson, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501-3775 or e-mail 
ernest.woodson@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    As a result of the Department of Commerce (Commerce) publishing a 
final rule in the Federal Register implementing Pub. L. 98-620 (52 FR 
8552, March 18, 1987), a revision to FAR Subpart 27.3 to implement the 
Commerce regulation was published in the Federal Register as an interim 
rule on June 12, 1989 (54 FR 25060). The final rule was published 
without change on June 21, 1990.
    A Government contractor must report all subject inventions to the 
contracting officer, submit a disclosure of the invention, and identify 
any publication, or sale, or public use of the invention (52.227-11(c), 
52.227-13(e)(1). The contracting officer may modify 52.227-11(e) or 
otherwise supplement the clause to require contractors to submit 
periodic or interim and final reports listing subject inventions 
(27.303(b)(2)(i) and (ii)). In order to ensure that subject inventions 
are reported, the contractor is required to establish and maintain 
effective procedures for identifying and disclosing subject inventions 
(52.227-11, Alternate IV; 52.227-13(e)(1)). In addition, the contractor 
must require his employees, by written agreements, to disclose subject 
inventions (52.227-11(e)(2); 52.227-13(e)(4)). The contractor also has 
an obligation to utilize the subject invention, and agree to report, 
upon request, the utilization or efforts to utilize the subject 
invention (27.302(e); 52.227-11(f).

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 1,200.
    Responses per Respondent: 9.75.
    Total Responses: 11,700.
    Hours per Response: 3.9.
    Total Burden Hours: 45,630.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration (GSA), Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., 
Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite 
OMB Control No. 9000-0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: August 20, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-20517 Filed 8-25-09; 8:45 am]
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