Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Pro Bono Survey; Correction, 64877 [2016-22683]

Download as PDF 64877 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 183 / Wednesday, September 21, 2016 / Notices Estimated annual responses Item No. Item/type of cost 2 ........................ Request for Depository Approval ................................................................. Amount 1 Totals 0.00 0.00 Total Fees ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 2,250,000 PACKAGING/POSTAGE COSTS 1 ........................ 1 ........................ 2 ........................ Deposited Materials—Federal Express ........................................................ Deposited Materials—Packaging Supplies ................................................... Request for Depository Approval ................................................................. $119.00 352.82 6.45 $107,100.00 317,538.00 6.45 Total Postage/Packaging .............................................................................................................................................................. 424,644.45 Total Annual (Non-Hour) Cost Burden ......................................................................................................................................... 2,674,644.45 The USPTO estimates that the (nonhour) respondent cost burden in the form of mailing costs amounts to $424,644.45. Therefore, the USPTO estimates that the total (non-hour) respondent cost burden for this collection in the form of capital start-up costs and postage costs is $2,674,644.45. IV. Request for Comments mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Pro Bono Survey; Correction United States Patent and Trademark Office United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice; correction. The United States Patent and Trademark Office published a document in the Federal Register on August 22, 2016, concerning requests for comments on a Pro Bono Survey. The Pro Bono Survey is used by the Pro Bono Advisory Council (PBAC) and the USPTO to provide information to the USPTO regarding the current status and effectiveness of each region’s pro bono hub. The document contained an incorrect cost burden based on the estimate of the hourly burden rate. The hourly rate estimate should use the Bureau of Labor Statistics hourly wage for lawyers instead of the American Intellectual Property Law Association hourly wage for intellectual property lawyers. SUMMARY: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. The USPTO is soliciting public comments to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: September 15, 2016. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, OCIO United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2016–22684 Filed 9–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P John Kirkpatrick, 571–270–3343 or email InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ‘‘Pro Bono Survey’’ in the subject line of the message. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction In the Federal Register notice published on August 22, 2016 (81 FR 56612), in the second column, correct the ‘‘Cost Burden’’ caption to read: Cost Burden: $10,480.00 Dated: September 13, 2016. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, USPTO Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–22683 Filed 9–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Sep 20, 2016 Jkt 238001 900 900 1 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Legal Processes The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO) 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: Legal Processes. OMB Control Number: 0651–0046. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Renewal. Number of Respondents: 309 responses per year. Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public from 5 minutes (0.08 hours) to 6 hours to prepare a single item in this collection, including gathering the necessary information, preparing the appropriate documents, and submitting the information required for this collection. Burden Hours: 130 hours. Cost Burden: $8,479.54. The USPTO expects that the information in this collection will be prepared by attorneys and former employees at an hourly rate of $65.51. Using these hourly rates, the USPTO estimates that the total respondent cost burden for this collection will be approximately $8,479.54 per year. Needs and Uses: The purpose of this collection is to cover information requirements related to civil actions and claims involving current and former employees of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The rules for these legal processes may be found under 37 CFR part 104, which outlines procedures for service of process, demands for employee E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 183 (Wednesday, September 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 64877]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-22683]


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PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Pro Bono Survey; 
Correction

AGENCY: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The United States Patent and Trademark Office published a 
document in the Federal Register on August 22, 2016, concerning 
requests for comments on a Pro Bono Survey. The Pro Bono Survey is used 
by the Pro Bono Advisory Council (PBAC) and the USPTO to provide 
information to the USPTO regarding the current status and effectiveness 
of each region's pro bono hub. The document contained an incorrect cost 
burden based on the estimate of the hourly burden rate. The hourly rate 
estimate should use the Bureau of Labor Statistics hourly wage for 
lawyers instead of the American Intellectual Property Law Association 
hourly wage for intellectual property lawyers.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Kirkpatrick, 571-270-3343 or 
email InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ``Pro Bono Survey'' in 
the subject line of the message.

Correction

    In the Federal Register notice published on August 22, 2016 (81 FR 
56612), in the second column, correct the ``Cost Burden'' caption to 
read:
    Cost Burden: $10,480.00

    Dated: September 13, 2016.
Marcie Lovett,
Records Management Division Director, USPTO Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-22683 Filed 9-20-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-16-P