Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, 54567 [2016-19495]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 158 / Tuesday, August 16, 2016 / Notices 71 FR at 36326, col. 3, tenth paragraph (‘‘(H) . . .’’) is replaced with the following: (H) Foreign priority claim under 35 U.S.C. 119(a)–(d) identified in the application data sheet (if applicable); 71 FR at 36326–27, col. 3, eleventh paragraph (‘‘(I) . . .’’) is replaced with the following: (I) Domestic benefit claims under 35 U.S.C. 119(e), 120, 121, 365(c), or 386(c) in compliance with 37 CFR 1.78 (e.g., the specific reference to the prior application must be submitted in an application data sheet, and for any benefit claim to a non-English language provisional application, the application must include a statement that: (a) An English language translation, and (b) a statement that the translation is accurate, have been filed in the provisional application) (if applicable); 71 FR at 36327, col. 1, third paragraph (‘‘(L) . . .’’) is replaced with the following: (L) No petition under 37 CFR 1.46(b)(2) to designate a person with sufficient proprietary interest as the applicant. 71 FR at 36327, col. 1, fifth paragraph (‘‘Applicant should . . .’’) is replaced with the following: Applicant should also provide a suggested classification (i.e., group/ subgroup of the Cooperative Patent Classification for utility applications or class/subclass of the U.S. Patent Classification for design applications) for the application on the transmittal letter, petition, or an application data sheet as set forth in 37 CFR 1.76(b)(3) so that the application can be expeditiously processed. 71 FR at 36327, col. 1, sixth paragraph (‘‘The petition . . .’’) is replaced with the following: The petition to make special will be dismissed if the application omits an item or includes a paper that causes the Office of Patent Application Processing (OPAP) to mail a notice during the formality review (e.g., a notice of incomplete application, notice to file missing parts, notice to file corrected application papers, notice of omitted items, or notice of informal application). The opportunity to perfect a petition (Part II) does not apply to applications that are not in condition for examination on filing. 71 FR at 36327, col. 1, seventh paragraph (‘‘Reply Not . . .’’) is replaced with following: Reply Not Fully Responsive: If a reply to a non-final Office action is not fully responsive, but a bona fide attempt to advance the application to final action, the examiner may provide two (2) months for applicant to supply the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Aug 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 omission or a fully responsive reply. Extensions of time under the provisions of 37 CFR 1.136(a) are permitted, but will result in the application being taken out of the program. Failure to timely file the omission or a fully responsive reply will result in abandonment of the application. If the reply is not a bona fide attempt, no additional time period will be given. The time period set forth in the previous Office action will continue to run. Dated: August 10, 2016. Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2016–19527 Filed 8–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces an open meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). SEAB was reestablished pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 86 Stat. 770) (the Act). This notice is provided in accordance with the Act. DATES: September 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Room 1E– 245, Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Gibson, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; seab@ hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Board was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on the Department’s basic and applied research, economic and national security policy, educational issues, operational issues, and other activities as directed by the Secretary. Purpose of the Meeting: This meeting is the quarterly meeting of the Board. Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. on September 22nd. The tentative meeting agenda includes: Updates from SEAB’s task forces, approval of SEAB reports, informational briefings, and an opportunity for comments from the public. The meeting will conclude at 12:30 p.m. Agenda updates will be posted on the SEAB Web site prior to the meeting: www.energy.gov/seab. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54567 Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Individuals who would like to attend must RSVP to Karen Gibson no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at seab@ hq.doe.gov. Please provide your name, organization, citizenship, and contact information. Anyone attending the meeting will be required to present government issued identification. Please note that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has determined that regular driver’s licenses (and ID cards) from the following jurisdictions are not acceptable: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma, and Washington. Acceptable alternate forms of Photo-ID include: • U.S. Passport or Passport Card • An Enhanced Driver’s License or Enhanced ID-Card issued by the states of Minnesota, New York or Washington (Enhanced licenses issued by these states are clearly marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver’s License) • A military ID or other government issued Photo-ID card Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do so during the meeting. Approximately 30 minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but will not exceed 5 minutes. The Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Those wishing to speak should register to do so beginning at 8:15 a.m. on September 22nd. Those not able to attend the meeting or who have insufficient time to address the committee are invited to send a written statement to Karen Gibson, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, email to seab@ hq.doe.gov. Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the SEAB Web site or by contacting Ms. Gibson. She may be reached at the postal address or email address above, or by visiting SEAB’s Web site at www.energy.gov/seab. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 10, 2016. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–19495 Filed 8–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 158 (Tuesday, August 16, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 54567]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-19495]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Secretary of 
Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). SEAB was reestablished pursuant to the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) (the 
Act). This notice is provided in accordance with the Act.

DATES: September 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Room 1E-
245, Washington, DC 20585.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Gibson, Designated Federal 
Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; seab@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The Board was established to provide advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary on the Department's basic and applied 
research, economic and national security policy, educational issues, 
operational issues, and other activities as directed by the Secretary.
    Purpose of the Meeting: This meeting is the quarterly meeting of 
the Board.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. on September 
22nd. The tentative meeting agenda includes: Updates from SEAB's task 
forces, approval of SEAB reports, informational briefings, and an 
opportunity for comments from the public. The meeting will conclude at 
12:30 p.m. Agenda updates will be posted on the SEAB Web site prior to 
the meeting: www.energy.gov/seab.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. 
Individuals who would like to attend must RSVP to Karen Gibson no later 
than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at seab@hq.doe.gov. 
Please provide your name, organization, citizenship, and contact 
information. Anyone attending the meeting will be required to present 
government issued identification. Please note that the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS) has determined that regular driver's licenses 
(and ID cards) from the following jurisdictions are not acceptable: 
Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, 
Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma, and Washington. Acceptable alternate 
forms of Photo-ID include:

 U.S. Passport or Passport Card
 An Enhanced Driver's License or Enhanced ID-Card issued by the 
states of Minnesota, New York or Washington (Enhanced licenses issued 
by these states are clearly marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver's 
License)
 A military ID or other government issued Photo-ID card

    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions may do so during the meeting. 
Approximately 30 minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time 
allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but 
will not exceed 5 minutes. The Designated Federal Officer is empowered 
to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly 
conduct of business. Those wishing to speak should register to do so 
beginning at 8:15 a.m. on September 22nd.
    Those not able to attend the meeting or who have insufficient time 
to address the committee are invited to send a written statement to 
Karen Gibson, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585, email to seab@hq.doe.gov.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the SEAB 
Web site or by contacting Ms. Gibson. She may be reached at the postal 
address or email address above, or by visiting SEAB's Web site at 
www.energy.gov/seab.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 10, 2016.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-19495 Filed 8-15-16; 8:45 am]
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