Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Deposit of Biological Materials, 85537 [2016-28481]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 228 / Monday, November 28, 2016 / Notices concurrently with the publication of the proposed IHA, on the NMFS Web site (at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental/), in relation to its suitability for adoption by NMFS in order to assess the impacts to the human environment of issuance of an IHA to the Navy. In compliance with NEPA and the CEQ regulations, as well as NOAA Administrative Order 216–6, NMFS has reviewed the Navy’s EA, determined it to be sufficient, adopted that EA and signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on November 8, 2016. Authorization As a result of these determinations, NMFS has issued an IHA to the Navy for a waterfront improvement project at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, provided the previously mentioned mitigation, monitoring, and reporting requirements are incorporated. Dated: November 18, 2016. Donna Wieting, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. The meeting objective is to discuss the following questions: 1. What are the data needed to adequately populate assessment models (data limited to data rich models) 2. What data are currently being collected, 3. What data are important, and 4. What new data are needed to improve the Data Collection System and Analyses Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and other auxiliary aids, ´ please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery ˜ Management Council, 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918–1903, telephone (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. [FR Doc. 2016–28451 Filed 11–25–16; 8:45 am] Dated: November 22, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P [FR Doc. 2016–28508 Filed 11–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Deposit of Biological Materials RIN 0648–XF018 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Puerto Rico Fishers Spiny Lobster Data Collection Initiative will meet in December in St. Thomas, USVI. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on December 13, 2016, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the The Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, 5 Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, USVI. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1903, telephone (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Puerto Rico Fishers Spiny Lobster Data Collection Initiative will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:15 Nov 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 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, Commerce. Title: Deposit of Biological Materials. OMB Control Number: 0651–0022. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Renewal. Number of Respondents: 901 responses per year. Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public between 1 hour and 5 hours to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate form or documents, and submit the information to the USPTO. Burden Hours: 905 burden hours per year. Cost Burden: $2,674,644.45 per year. Needs and Uses: Information on the deposit of biological materials in depositories is required for (a) the USPTO determination of compliance PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 85537 with 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2) and 112, and 37 CFR 1.801–1.809 and 1.14, where inventions sought to be patented rely on biological material subject to the deposit requirement, including notification to the interested public about where to obtain samples of deposits; and (b) in compliance with 37 CFR 1.803 to demonstrate that the depositories are qualified to store and test the biological material submitted to them. This collection is used by the USPTO to determine whether or not the applicant has met the requirements of the patent regulations. In addition, the USPTO uses this information to determine the suitability of a respondent depository based upon administrative and technical competence and the depository’s agreement to comply with the requirements set forth by the USPTO. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Kimberly R. Keravouri, email: Kimberly_R_ Keravuori@omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Further information can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0022 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313– 1450. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent on or before December 28, 2016 to Kimberly R. Keravouri, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Kimberly_R_ Keravouri@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Kimberly R. Keravouri. Dated: November 18, 2016. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, OCIO, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2016–28481 Filed 11–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 228 (Monday, November 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Deposit of Biological 
Materials

    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, Commerce.
    Title: Deposit of Biological Materials.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0022.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Renewal.
    Number of Respondents: 901 responses per year.
    Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take 
the public between 1 hour and 5 hours to gather the necessary 
information, prepare the appropriate form or documents, and submit the 
information to the USPTO.
    Burden Hours: 905 burden hours per year.
    Cost Burden: $2,674,644.45 per year.
    Needs and Uses: Information on the deposit of biological materials 
in depositories is required for (a) the USPTO determination of 
compliance with 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2) and 112, and 37 CFR 1.801-1.809 and 
1.14, where inventions sought to be patented rely on biological 
material subject to the deposit requirement, including notification to 
the interested public about where to obtain samples of deposits; and 
(b) in compliance with 37 CFR 1.803 to demonstrate that the 
depositories are qualified to store and test the biological material 
submitted to them. This collection is used by the USPTO to determine 
whether or not the applicant has met the requirements of the patent 
regulations. In addition, the USPTO uses this information to determine 
the suitability of a respondent depository based upon administrative 
and technical competence and the depository's agreement to comply with 
the requirements set forth by the USPTO.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits; not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Kimberly R. Keravouri, email: 
Kimberly_R_Keravuori@omb.eop.gov.
    Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in 
electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view 
Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-
0022 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, 
Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and 
Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent on or before December 28, 2016 to Kimberly R. 
Keravouri, OMB Desk Officer, via email to 
Kimberly_R_Keravouri@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to 
the attention of Kimberly R. Keravouri.

    Dated: November 18, 2016.
Marcie Lovett,
Records Management Division Director, OCIO, United States Patent and 
Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2016-28481 Filed 11-25-16; 8:45 am]
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