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Download as PDF 44578 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2011 / Notices The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Committee, Plan Development Team and Advisory Panel will hold a meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777–2500; fax: (978) 750–7991. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the workshop’s agenda are as follows: The Committee will continue developing Framework Adjustment 47 (FW 47) to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP). At this meeting, the Committee will discuss accountability measures for windowpane flounder, ocean pout, Atlantic halibut, and Atlantic wolffish. The Committee may develop measures that impose gear restrictions on groundfish fishing vessels (both sector and common pool) if annual catch limits for these stocks are exceeded. The Committee will receive a brief overview of the results of recent assessments for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder, Eastern Georges Bank cod, and Eastern Georges Bank haddock. The Committee will identify alternatives for modifying the Georges Bank yellowtail flounder rebuilding strategy in light of the passage of the International Fisheries Agreement Clarification Act. After a review of the accumulation limits workshop held in June 2011, the Committee will develop a scoping document for an amendment to address the issues raised at the meeting. Planning for a sector workshop to be held in October 2011 will also continue. Finally, the Committee will receive a report on progress in developing a method for setting ABCs and ACLs for fishing years 2012–14. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:12 Jul 25, 2011 Jkt 223001 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 21, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–18870 Filed 7–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–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: Substantive Submissions Made During the Prosecution of the Trademark Application. Form Number(s): PTO–1553, 1981, 2194, 2195, 2200. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0054. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden: 48,471 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 289,521 responses per year. Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO expects that it will take the public approximately 5 to 30 minutes (0.08 to 0.50 hours) to gather the necessary information, create the document, and submit the completed request, depending upon the type of request and the method of submission (electronic or paper). Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by the Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq., which provides for the Federal registration of trademarks, service marks, collective trademarks and servicemarks, collective membership marks, and certification marks. Individuals and businesses that use or intend to use such marks in commerce PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 may file an application to register their marks with the USPTO. Such individuals and businesses may also submit various communications to the USPTO, including requests to amend their registrations to delete goods or services that are no longer being used by the registrant. The rules implementing the Trademark Act are set forth in 37 CFR part 2. The forms in this collection are available in electronic format through the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS). The USPTO is proposing to add six new items into the inventory at this time to take into account a new method of electronic submission of information when a TEAS form having dedicated data fields is not yet available (i.e., TEAS Global forms). These TEAS Global forms can also be submitted in paper format. The USPTO is also proposing to delete the Other Petitions requirement and is introducing specific petitions in its place, namely in the TEAS Global format. The information in this collection is a matter of public record and is used by the public for a variety of private business purposes related to establishing and enforcing trademark rights. The information is available at USPTO facilities and can also be accessed at the USPTO Web site. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. 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 ‘‘0651–0054 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • 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 August 25, 2011 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. E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2011 / Notices Dated: July 21, 2011. Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–18812 Filed 7–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment for Strike Fighter Realignment at Naval Air Station Lemoore, CA Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] parts 1500–1508), the Department of the Navy (DoN), gives notice that a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared for the proposed realignment of strike fighter assets at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore. DATES AND ADDRESSES: Written comments on the draft EA must be postmarked no later than August 29, 2011, to ensure consideration in the final EA. Comments should be as specific as possible. Comments should be mailed to: Navy Strike Fighter Realignment EA Project Manager; Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest; Attn: Code EV21.AK; 1220 Pacific Highway, Building 1, 5th Floor; San Diego, CA 92132. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The draft EA evaluates the potential environmental effects of relocating two east coast FA–18 E/F Super Hornet squadrons to NAS Lemoore, and transitioning five NAS Lemoore based FA–18 Hornet squadrons to Super Hornets. The proposed action, when combined with a reduction in the size of NAS Lemoore’s existing training squadron, will result in a total decrease of four aircraft at the air station (from 238 to 234) and a reduction in base air operations. The draft EA is available for public review at the following Web site: http://www.cnic.navy.mil/cnrsw. In addition, paper copies of the draft EA are available for review at the following libraries: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 1. Kings County Library, Lemoore Branch Library, 457 ‘‘C’’ Street, Lemoore, CA 93245. 2. Kings County Library, Hanford Branch Library (Main), 401 North Douty Street, Hanford, CA 93230. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:12 Jul 25, 2011 Jkt 223001 3. Fresno County Public Library, Central Library, 2420 Mariposa Street, Fresno, CA 93721. 4. Riverdale Branch Library, 20975 Malsbary Avenue, Riverdale, CA 93656. 5. West Hills Community College Library, 555 College Avenue, Lemoore, CA 93245. Spanish language informational materials will be made available on the Web site: http://www.cnic.navy.mil/ cnrsw and upon written request to: Navy Strike Fighter Realignment EA Project Manager; Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest; Attn: Code EV21.AK; 1220 Pacific Highway Building 1, 5th Floor; San Diego, CA 92132. Dated: July 20, 2011. L.M. Senay, Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–18819 Filed 7–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Submission for OMB Review Department of Education. Comment request. AGENCY: ACTION: The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 25, 2011. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395–5806 or e-mailed to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov with a cc: to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44579 the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: July 21, 2011. Darrin A. King, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision. Title of Collection: An Impact Evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) OMB Control Number: 1850–0876. Agency Form Number(s): N/A. Frequency of Responses: On Occasion. Affected Public: Institutions or households, Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 3,220. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,377. Abstract: This is the second submission of a two-stage clearance request for approval of data collection activities that will be used to support An Impact Evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF). The evaluation will estimate the impact of the differentiated pay component of the TIF program on student achievement and teacher and principal quality and retention. In addition, the evaluation will provide descriptive information of the program’s implementation, grantee challenges, and grantee responses to challenges. Copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain or from the Department’s Web site at http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 4560. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments ’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 143 (Tuesday, July 26, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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).
    Title: Substantive Submissions Made During the Prosecution of the 
Trademark Application.
    Form Number(s): PTO-1553, 1981, 2194, 2195, 2200.
    Agency Approval Number: 0651-0054.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Burden: 48,471 hours annually.
    Number of Respondents: 289,521 responses per year.
    Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO expects that it will take the 
public approximately 5 to 30 minutes (0.08 to 0.50 hours) to gather the 
necessary information, create the document, and submit the completed 
request, depending upon the type of request and the method of 
submission (electronic or paper).
    Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by the 
Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq., which provides for the Federal 
registration of trademarks, service marks, collective trademarks and 
servicemarks, collective membership marks, and certification marks. 
Individuals and businesses that use or intend to use such marks in 
commerce may file an application to register their marks with the 
USPTO. Such individuals and businesses may also submit various 
communications to the USPTO, including requests to amend their 
registrations to delete goods or services that are no longer being used 
by the registrant. The rules implementing the Trademark Act are set 
forth in 37 CFR part 2.
    The forms in this collection are available in electronic format 
through the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS). The USPTO 
is proposing to add six new items into the inventory at this time to 
take into account a new method of electronic submission of information 
when a TEAS form having dedicated data fields is not yet available 
(i.e., TEAS Global forms). These TEAS Global forms can also be 
submitted in paper format. The USPTO is also proposing to delete the 
Other Petitions requirement and is introducing specific petitions in 
its place, namely in the TEAS Global format.
    The information in this collection is a matter of public record and 
is used by the public for a variety of private business purposes 
related to establishing and enforcing trademark rights. The information 
is available at USPTO facilities and can also be accessed at the USPTO 
Web site.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    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-
0054 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     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 August 25, 2011 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.


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    Dated: July 21, 2011.
Susan K. Fawcett,
Records Officer, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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