Request of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator for Public Comments: Legislative Review Related to Enforcement Against Economic Espionage and Trade Secret Theft, 16875-16876 [2013-06226]

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Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2013–06260 Filed 3–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Request of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator for Public Comments: Legislative Review Related to Enforcement Against Economic Espionage and Trade Secret Theft Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. ACTION: Request for written submissions from the public. AGENCY: The theft of trade secrets from U.S. corporations can impact national security, undermine U.S. global competitiveness, diminish U.S. export prospects, and put American jobs at risk. Trade secrets play a crucial role in maintaining America’s global competitiveness. The Administration will continue to act vigorously to combat the theft of American trade secrets that could be used by foreign companies or foreign governments to gain an unfair commercial advantage over U.S. companies. We need to ensure that our laws are as effective as possible. Therefore, the Administration is reviewing applicable Federal law related to enforcement against economic tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Mar 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 espionage and trade secret theft. This review is pursuant to the Administration Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets issued on February 20, 2013. The strategy is available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov /sites/default/files/omb/IPEC/admin _strategy_on_mitigating_the_theft_of_ u.s._trade_secrets.pdf http:/ www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/ omb/IPEC/admin_strategy_on _mitigating_the_theft_of_u.s._trade _secrets.pdf. A related OMB blog post is available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/ 2013/02/19/launch-administration-sstrategy-mitigate-theft-us-trade-secrets. And video of the rollout event is available at: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=vwgYahy Q754&feature=youtu.be. In the strategy, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) committed to a review of existing laws related to the enforcement of trade secrets to determine if legislative changes are needed to enhance enforcement. IPEC invites public input and participation in shaping the Administration’s review. Specifically, we are requesting any recommendations for legislative changes that would enhance enforcement against, or reduce the risk of, the misappropriation of trade secrets for the benefit of foreign competitors or foreign governments. Submissions must be received on or before April 22, 2013. DATES: All comments should be submitted electronically via http:// www.regulations.gov, docket number IPEC–2013–XXXX. 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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Request of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator 
for Public Comments: Legislative Review Related to Enforcement Against 
Economic Espionage and Trade Secret Theft

AGENCY: Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and 
Budget, Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement 
Coordinator.

ACTION: Request for written submissions from the public.

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SUMMARY: The theft of trade secrets from U.S. corporations can impact 
national security, undermine U.S. global competitiveness, diminish U.S. 
export prospects, and put American jobs at risk. Trade secrets play a 
crucial role in maintaining America's global competitiveness. The 
Administration will continue to act vigorously to combat the theft of 
American trade secrets that could be used by foreign companies or 
foreign governments to gain an unfair commercial advantage over U.S. 
companies. We need to ensure that our laws are as effective as 
possible.
    Therefore, the Administration is reviewing applicable Federal law 
related to enforcement against economic espionage and trade secret 
theft. This review is pursuant to the Administration Strategy on 
Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets issued on February 20, 2013. 
The strategy is available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/IPEC/admin_strategy_on_mitigating_the_theft_of_u.s._trade_secrets.pdf http:/www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/
IPEC/admin_strategy_on_mitigating_the_theft_of_u.s._trade_
secrets.pdf.
    A related OMB blog post is available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/02/19/launch-administration-s-strategy-mitigate-theft-us-trade-secrets.
    And video of the rollout event is available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwgYahyQ754&feature=youtu.be.
    In the strategy, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement 
Coordinator (IPEC) committed to a review of existing laws related to 
the enforcement of trade secrets to determine if legislative changes 
are needed to enhance enforcement. IPEC invites public input and 
participation in shaping the Administration's review. Specifically, we 
are requesting any recommendations for legislative changes that would 
enhance enforcement against, or reduce the risk of, the 
misappropriation of trade secrets for the benefit of foreign 
competitors or foreign governments.

DATES: Submissions must be received on or before April 22, 2013.

ADDRESSES: All comments should be submitted electronically via http://www.regulations.gov, docket number IPEC-2013-XXXX. Submissions should 
contain the term ``Trade Secret Theft Strategy Legislative Review''.
    The regulations.gov Web site is a Federal E-Government Web site 
that allows the public to find, review and submit comments on documents 
that have published in the Federal Register and that are open for 
comment. Submissions filed via the regulations.gov Web site will be 
available to the public for review and inspection. For this reason, 
please do not include in your comments information of a confidential 
nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary business 
information without following the procedure laid out below.
    A person requesting that information contained in a comment 
submitted by that person be treated as confidential business 
information must certify that such information is business confidential 
and would not customarily be released to the public by the submitter. 
Confidential business information must be clearly designated as such, 
the submission must be marked ``BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL'' at the top and 
bottom of the cover page and each succeeding page, and the submission 
should indicate, via brackets, the specific information that is 
confidential. Additionally, ``Business Confidential'' should be 
included in the ``Type comment and upload file'' field. Anyone 
submitting a comment containing business confidential information must 
also submit as a separate submission a non-confidential version of the 
confidential submission indicating where confidential information has 
been redacted. The non-confidential

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summary will be placed in the docket and open to public inspection.
    If you are unable to provide submissions to regulations.gov, you 
may contact the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator at 
intellectualproperty@omb.eop.gov using the subject line ``Trade Secret 
Theft Strategy Legislative Review'' or (202) 395-1808 to arrange for an 
alternate method of transmission.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of the U.S. Intellectual 
Property Enforcement Coordinator, at intellectualproperty@omb.eop.gov 
or (202) 395-1808.

Victoria A. Espinel,
United States Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Executive 
Office of the President.
[FR Doc. 2013-06226 Filed 3-18-13; 8:45 am]
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