Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 28548-28549 [2010-12215]

Download as PDF 28548 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 98 / Friday, May 21, 2010 / Notices manufacturers, where companies will have the opportunity to meet senior OEM representatives and learn about planned projects and expected procurement needs. A networking event will be planned as well, if time and budget considerations allow. Timetable The proposed schedule allows for about two days in Moscow and possibly two days in Ulyanovsk. October 3 (Sunday) Mission members arrive in Moscow Moscow Sightseeing and Group Dinner October 4 (Monday) Morning: U.S. Embassy/Commercial Service Briefing Moscow Presentations by local experts Afternoon: Individual Meetings with potential Russian partners Evening: Possible Networking Event October 5 Morning: Individual Meetings with potential Russian partners (Tuesday) Afternoon: Site Visits Moscow Evening: Depart for Ulyanovsk October 6 Morning: Presentation by Ulyanovsk Regional Government (Wednesday) Afternoon: Site Visits Ulyanovsk Evening: Cultural program October 7 Morning: Individual company meetings (Thursday) Afternoon: Individual company meetings Ulyanovsk Evening: Depart for Moscow October 8 (Friday) Debriefing at U.S. Commercial Service Office Moscow Departure for Airport Participation Requirements All parties interested in participating in the Commercial Service Aerospace Supplier Development Mission to Russia must complete and submit an application package for consideration by the Department of Commerce. All applicants will be evaluated on their ability to meet certain conditions and best satisfy the selection criteria as outlined below. A minimum of ten and a maximum of fifteen companies will be selected to participate in the mission from the applicant pool. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Fees and Expenses After a company has been selected to participate on the mission, a participation fee paid to the U.S. Department of Commerce is required. The participation fee for one company representative will be $5,250 for small or medium-sized enterprises (SME) 1 1 An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 May 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 and $6,575 for large companies, which will cover one representative.2 The fee for each additional firm representative (large firm or SME) is $250. Expenses for travel-airfare, lodging, in-country transportation (except for airport transfers and bus transportation to/from group meetings and air travel from Moscow to Ulyanovsk and back to Moscow), meals and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant. Conditions for Participation • An applicant must submit a completed and signed mission Participation Agreement and a completed Market Interest Questionnaire, which must include adequate information on the company’s products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If the Department of Commerce receives an incomplete application, the Department may reject the application, request additional information, or take the lack of information into account when evaluating the applications. • Each applicant must also certify that the products and services to be promoted through the mission are either produced in the United States or marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least 51 percent U.S. content of the value of the finished product or service. Selection Criteria for Participation Selection will be based on the following criteria: • Suitability of the company’s products or services for the Russian aerospace market; • Applicant’s potential for business in Russia, including the likelihood of exports resulting from the mission; • Consistency in the applicant’s goals and objectives with the stated scope of the mission. Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the 2 Parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The dual pricing reflects the Commercial Service’s user fee schedule that became effective May 1, 2008. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://www.ita.doc.gov/ doctm/tmcal.html) and other internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, e-mail, direct mail, broadcast fax, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. CS Moscow will conduct a webinar on aerospace opportunities in the Russian market in May 2010; the mission will be promoted during the webinar as well. The International Trade Administration will explore and welcome outreach assistance from other interested organizations, including other U.S. Government agencies. Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and will close on June 30, 2010. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review all applications immediately after the deadline. We will inform applicants of selection decisions as soon as possible after June 30, 2010. Applications received after the deadline will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Information can also be obtained by contacting the mission contacts listed below: Contacts U.S. Commercial Service: Diane Mooney, Director, Seattle USEAC, Tel: 206–553–5615, ext. 236, FAX: 206–553–7253, E-mail: Diane.Mooney@trade.gov; Vladislav Borodulin, Commercial Specialist, CS Moscow, Tel: 7 (495) 728 5235, FAX: 7 (495) 728 5585, Vladislav.Borodulin@mail.doc.gov; Ilona Shtrom, Commercial Officer, CS Moscow, Tel: 7 (495) 728 5306, Tel: 7 (495) 728 5585. Natalia Susak, Global Trade Programs, Commercial Service Trade Missions Program. [FR Doc. 2010–12205 Filed 5–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office 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). E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1 emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 98 / Friday, May 21, 2010 / Notices Title: Legal Processes. Form Number(s): None. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0046. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden: 52 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 291 responses per year. Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 5 minutes (0.08 hours) to 1 hour to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate documents, and submit the information in this collection to the USPTO. Needs and Uses: This collection covers information requirements related to civil actions and claims involving current or former employees of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The rules for these legal processes may be found under 37 CFR part 104, which outlines procedures for service of process, demands for employee testimony and production of documents, reports of unauthorized testimony, employee indemnification, and filing claims against the USPTO under the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. 2672). The public uses this collection to serve a summons or complaint on the USPTO, demand employee testimony or documents related to a legal proceeding, or file a claim against the USPTO under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Respondents may petition the USPTO to waive or suspend the rules for legal processes in extraordinary situations. This collection is also necessary so that current and former USPTO employees may properly forward service and demands to the Office of General Counsel, report unauthorized testimony, and request indemnification. No forms are provided by the USPTO for submitting the information in this collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other forprofits; not-for-profit institutions; and the Federal Government. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, e-mail: Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through the Information Collection Review page at http://www.reginfo.gov. Paper copies can be obtained by: • E-mail: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0046 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 May 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 • Fax: 571–273–0112, marked to the attention of Susan K. Fawcett. • Mail: Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, Office of the Chief Information 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 June 21, 2010 to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via e-mail to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraser. Dated: May 17, 2010. Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–12215 Filed 5–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office 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: Admittance to Practice and Roster of Registered Patent Attorneys and Agents Admitted to Practice Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Form Number(s): PTO–158, PTO– 158A, 158T, 158LS, PTO–275, PTO– 107A, PTO–1209, PTO–2126, PTO– 2149, PTO–2150. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0012. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden: 98,028 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 93,340 responses per year. Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public between 1 minute (0.02 hours) and 40 hours, depending upon the complexity of the situation, to gather the necessary information, prepare, and submit the forms and requirements in this collection. Needs and Uses: This information is required by 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2)(D) and administered by the USPTO through 37 CFR 1.21, 10.14, 10.170, 11.2, 11.5– 11.14 and 11.28. The information is PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28549 used by the Director of the Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) to determine whether the applicant for registration is of good moral character and repute; has the necessary legal, scientific, and technical qualifications; and is otherwise competent to advise and assist applicants in the presentation and prosecution of patent applications. Note that the USPTO is approved to collect a fee under 37 CFR 11.8 and is seeking continued approval to collect that fee. The USPTO has not implemented the changes from that final rule or the new information collection activities associated with that rulemaking; however, we continue to include the estimates of that burden in this request. The USPTO at this time is not collecting that fee but is retaining an estimated burden for the fee collection. If the agency chooses to begin collecting the fee, it will inform the public. Please Note ALSO that the USPTO is requesting continued approval for items currently approved but not collected that are associated with 37 CFR 11.13 and were introduced as collection items on June 24, 2004 by the final rule 0651– AB55, Changes to Representation of Others Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (60 Fed. Reg. 35428). OMB has previously approved the collection of these items. The USPTO has not implemented the changes from that proposed rule or the new information collection activities associated with that rulemaking; however, we continue to include the estimates of that burden in this request. If the agency determines that it will not implement the Rule and/or determines that the fee under 37 CFR 11.8 will never be collected, the agency will request a removal of the burden estimates from this collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other forprofits; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, e-mail: Nicholas_A_Fraser@omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through the Information Collection Review page at http://www.reginfo.gov. Paper copies can be obtained by: • E-mail: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0012 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 571–273–0112, marked to the attention of Susan K. Fawcett. • Mail: Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 98 (Friday, May 21, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28548-28549]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-12215]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office


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).

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    Title: Legal Processes.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Agency Approval Number: 0651-0046.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Burden: 52 hours annually.
    Number of Respondents: 291 responses per year.
    Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the 
public approximately 5 minutes (0.08 hours) to 1 hour to gather the 
necessary information, prepare the appropriate documents, and submit 
the information in this collection to the USPTO.
    Needs and Uses: This collection covers information requirements 
related to civil actions and claims involving current or former 
employees of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The 
rules for these legal processes may be found under 37 CFR part 104, 
which outlines procedures for service of process, demands for employee 
testimony and production of documents, reports of unauthorized 
testimony, employee indemnification, and filing claims against the 
USPTO under the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. 2672). The public 
uses this collection to serve a summons or complaint on the USPTO, 
demand employee testimony or documents related to a legal proceeding, 
or file a claim against the USPTO under the Federal Tort Claims Act. 
Respondents may petition the USPTO to waive or suspend the rules for 
legal processes in extraordinary situations. This collection is also 
necessary so that current and former USPTO employees may properly 
forward service and demands to the Office of General Counsel, report 
unauthorized testimony, and request indemnification. No forms are 
provided by the USPTO for submitting the information in this 
collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other 
for-profits; not-for-profit institutions; and the Federal Government.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, e-mail: Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov.
    Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in 
electronic format through the Information Collection Review page at 
http://www.reginfo.gov.
    Paper copies can be obtained by:
     E-mail: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-
0046 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 571-273-0112, marked to the attention of Susan K. 
Fawcett.
     Mail: Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, Office of the 
Chief Information 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 June 21, 2010 to Nicholas A. 
Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via e-mail to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to the attention 
of Nicholas A. Fraser.

    Dated: May 17, 2010.
Susan K. Fawcett,
Records Officer, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-12215 Filed 5-20-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-16-P