National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee Charter Renewal, 15997 [2012-6527]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 53 / Monday, March 19, 2012 / Notices Dated: March 12, 2012. Mark E. Brown, Chief Financial Officer\Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–6485 Filed 3–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XB083 Endangered Species; File No. 15672 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Molly Lutcavage, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 108 Main Street, Gloucester MA 01930 has been issued a permit to take leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) for purposes of scientific research. 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Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: March 13, 2012. Tammy C. Adams, Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–6574 Filed 3–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office [Docket No. PTO–C–2012–0011] National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee Charter Renewal United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration, with the concurrence of the General Services Administration, renewed the Charter for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee on March 1, 2012. DATES: The Charter for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee was renewed on March 1, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Maulsby, Program Manager, National Medal of Technology and Innovation Program, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone (571) 272–8333 or by electronic mail: nmti@uspto.gov. Information is also available on the following Web site: http:// www.uspto.gov/about/nmti/index.jsp. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15997 Administration, with the concurrence of the General Services Administration, renewed the Charter for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee (NMTI Committee) on March 1, 2012. This Notice is published in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, § 9). It has been determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest. The Committee was established in accordance with the FACA and provides advice to the Secretary on the implementation of Public Law 96–480 (15 U.S.C. 3711), as amended August 9, 2007, specifically with regard to recommendations of nominees for the Medal. The duties of the NMTI Committee are solely advisory in nature. Nominations for this Medal are solicited through an open, competitive, nationwide call for nominations and the NMTI Committee members are responsible for reviewing the nominations received. The NMTI Committee members are distinguished experts in the private and public sectors with experience in, or an understanding of, the development and utilization of technological innovations or technological manpower. The NMTI Committee evaluates the nominees and forwards its recommendations, through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, to the Secretary who, in turn, forwards his recommendations for the Medal to the President. Dated: March 13, 2012. Teresa Stanek Rea, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office

[Docket No. PTO-C-2012-0011]


National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation 
Committee Charter Renewal

AGENCY: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of 
Commerce for Administration, with the concurrence of the General 
Services Administration, renewed the Charter for the National Medal of 
Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee on March 1, 
2012.

DATES: The Charter for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation 
Nomination Evaluation Committee was renewed on March 1, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Maulsby, Program Manager, 
National Medal of Technology and Innovation Program, United States 
Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; 
telephone (571) 272-8333 or by electronic mail: nmti@uspto.gov. 
Information is also available on the following Web site: http://www.uspto.gov/about/nmti/index.jsp.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant 
Secretary of Commerce for Administration, with the concurrence of the 
General Services Administration, renewed the Charter for the National 
Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee 
(NMTI Committee) on March 1, 2012. This Notice is published in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, 
United States Code, Appendix 2, Sec.  9). It has been determined that 
the Committee is necessary and in the public interest. The Committee 
was established in accordance with the FACA and provides advice to the 
Secretary on the implementation of Public Law 96-480 (15 U.S.C. 3711), 
as amended August 9, 2007, specifically with regard to recommendations 
of nominees for the Medal. The duties of the NMTI Committee are solely 
advisory in nature. Nominations for this Medal are solicited through an 
open, competitive, nationwide call for nominations and the NMTI 
Committee members are responsible for reviewing the nominations 
received. The NMTI Committee members are distinguished experts in the 
private and public sectors with experience in, or an understanding of, 
the development and utilization of technological innovations or 
technological manpower. The NMTI Committee evaluates the nominees and 
forwards its recommendations, through the Under Secretary of Commerce 
for Intellectual Property, to the Secretary who, in turn, forwards his 
recommendations for the Medal to the President.

    Dated: March 13, 2012.
Teresa Stanek Rea,
Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting 
Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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