Extension of Comment Period for Public Comments on Department of Commerce Green Paper, Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy, 78341 [2013-30690]

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[FR Doc. 2013–30725 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office National Telecommunications and Information Administration [Docket No.: 130927852–3852–01] Extension of Comment Period for Public Comments on Department of Commerce Green Paper, Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy United States Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce; National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period. AGENCY: On October 3, 2013, the Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force (Task Force) published a notice of public meeting and a request for public comments on five separate copyright policy issues critical to economic growth, job creation, and cultural development that were identified in the Department’s Green Paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy (Green Paper). The purpose of this notice is to announce an extension of the period for filing post-meeting comments. DATES: To be ensured of consideration, post-meeting comments are due on or before January 17, 2014. The filing of pre-meeting comments is not a prerequisite for filing post-meeting comments. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 Interested parties are encouraged to file comments electronically by email to: Copyright Comments2013@uspto.gov. Comments submitted by email should be machinesearchable and should not be copyprotected. Written comments also may be submitted by mail to Office of Policy and International Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Mail Stop External Affairs, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. Responders should include the name of the person or organization filing the comment, as well as a page number, on each page of their submissions. Paper submissions should also include a CD or DVD containing the submission in Word, WordPerfect, or .pdf format. CDs or DVDs should be labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of the filer, and the name of the word processing program used to create the document. All comments received are a part of the public record and will be made available to the public at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/internetpolicy taskforce and http://www.uspto.gov/ip/ global/copyrights/index.jsp without change. All personally identifiable information (for example, name, address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit confidential business information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. The Task Force will accept anonymous comments (enter ‘‘N/A’’ in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the public comments, contact Garrett Levin or Ben Golant, Office of Policy and International Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Madison Building, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone (571) 272–9300; email garrett.levin@uspto.gov or benjamin.golant@uspto.gov. Please direct all media inquiries to the Office of the Chief Communications Officer, USPTO, at (571) 272–8400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 3, 2013, the Task Force published a notice of public meeting and a request for public comments on five separate copyright policy issues critical to economic growth, job creation, and cultural development that were identified in the Department’s Green Paper. The deadline for filing premeeting comments was November 13, 2013. See Request for Public Comments and Notice of Public Meeting, 78 Fed. Reg. 61337 (Oct. 3, 2013), available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/ publications/ntia_pto_ rfc_10032013.pdf. The public meeting ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78341 was held on December 12, 2013. Pursuant to a Federal Register Notice published on November 5, 2013, the deadline for filing post-meeting comments was set for January 10, 2014. See Notice of Change in Public Meeting Date and Change in Public Comment Periods, 78 Fed. Reg. 66337 (Nov. 5, 2013), available at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/ publications/copyright_green_ paper_public_meeting.pdf. The Task Force is now extending the period for submission of public postmeeting comments until January 17, 2014. Archived recordings of the public meeting are available at http:// new.livestream.com/uspto/copyright. Dated: December 19, 2013. Lawrence E. Strickling, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information. Margaret A. Focarino, Commissioner for Patents, Performing the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2013–30690 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No: CFPB–2013–0037] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 248 (Thursday, December 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-30690]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

[Docket No.: 130927852-3852-01]


Extension of Comment Period for Public Comments on Department of 
Commerce Green Paper, Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in 
the Digital Economy

AGENCY: United States Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of 
Commerce; National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period.

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SUMMARY: On October 3, 2013, the Department of Commerce's Internet 
Policy Task Force (Task Force) published a notice of public meeting and 
a request for public comments on five separate copyright policy issues 
critical to economic growth, job creation, and cultural development 
that were identified in the Department's Green Paper on Copyright 
Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy (Green 
Paper). The purpose of this notice is to announce an extension of the 
period for filing post-meeting comments.

DATES: To be ensured of consideration, post-meeting comments are due on 
or before January 17, 2014. The filing of pre-meeting comments is not a 
prerequisite for filing post-meeting comments.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are encouraged to file comments 
electronically by email to: CopyrightComments2013@uspto.gov. Comments 
submitted by email should be machine-searchable and should not be copy-
protected. Written comments also may be submitted by mail to Office of 
Policy and International Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark 
Office (USPTO), Mail Stop External Affairs, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, 
VA 22313-1450. Responders should include the name of the person or 
organization filing the comment, as well as a page number, on each page 
of their submissions. Paper submissions should also include a CD or DVD 
containing the submission in Word, WordPerfect, or .pdf format. CDs or 
DVDs should be labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of 
the filer, and the name of the word processing program used to create 
the document. All comments received are a part of the public record and 
will be made available to the public at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/internetpolicytaskforce and http://www.uspto.gov/ip/global/copyrights/index.jsp without change. All personally identifiable information (for 
example, name, address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be 
publicly accessible. Do not submit confidential business information or 
otherwise sensitive or protected information. The Task Force will 
accept anonymous comments (enter ``N/A'' in the required fields if you 
wish to remain anonymous).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the 
public comments, contact Garrett Levin or Ben Golant, Office of Policy 
and International Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 
Madison Building, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone 
(571) 272-9300; email garrett.levin@uspto.gov or 
benjamin.golant@uspto.gov. Please direct all media inquiries to the 
Office of the Chief Communications Officer, USPTO, at (571) 272-8400.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 3, 2013, the Task Force published 
a notice of public meeting and a request for public comments on five 
separate copyright policy issues critical to economic growth, job 
creation, and cultural development that were identified in the 
Department's Green Paper. The deadline for filing pre-meeting comments 
was November 13, 2013. See Request for Public Comments and Notice of 
Public Meeting, 78 Fed. Reg. 61337 (Oct. 3, 2013), available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/ntia_pto_rfc_10032013.pdf. 
The public meeting was held on December 12, 2013. Pursuant to a Federal 
Register Notice published on November 5, 2013, the deadline for filing 
post-meeting comments was set for January 10, 2014. See Notice of 
Change in Public Meeting Date and Change in Public Comment Periods, 78 
Fed. Reg. 66337 (Nov. 5, 2013), available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/copyright_green_paper_public_meeting.pdf.
    The Task Force is now extending the period for submission of public 
post-meeting comments until January 17, 2014. Archived recordings of 
the public meeting are available at http://new.livestream.com/uspto/copyright.

    Dated: December 19, 2013.
Lawrence E. Strickling,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information.
Margaret A. Focarino,
Commissioner for Patents, Performing the functions and duties of the 
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of 
the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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