Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions, 19237-19238 [2017-08420]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 26, 2017 / Notices Resources, NMFS, and the West Coast Regional Stranding Coordinator, NMFS, within 24 hours of the discovery. The City will provide photographs or video footage or other documentation of the stranded animal sighting to NMFS. This Authorization may be modified, suspended or withdrawn if the holder fails to abide by the conditions prescribed herein, or if NMFS determines the authorized taking is having more than a negligible impact on the species or stock of affected marine mammals. Request for Public Comments We request comment on our analyses, the draft authorization, and any other aspect of this Notice of Proposed IHA for the proposed demolition and construction at Coast Boulevard, La Jolla, California. Please include with your comments any supporting data or literature citations to help inform our final decision on the request for MMPA authorization. Dated: April 18, 2017. Donna S. Wieting, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–08402 Filed 4–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Initial Patent Applications The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 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, Department of Commerce. Title: Initial Patent Applications. OMB Control Number: 0651–0032. Form Number(s): PTO/SB/01, PTO/ SB/01A, PTO/SB/02, PTO/SB/02A, PTO/SB/02B, PTO/SB/02CN, PTO/SB/ 02DE, PTO/SB/02ES, PTO/SB/02FR, PTO/SB/02IT, PTO/SB/02JP, PTO/SB/ 02KR, PTO/SB/02LR, PTO/SB/02NL, PTO/SB/02RU, PTO/SB/02SE, PTO/SB/ 03, PTO/SB/03A, PTO/SB/04, PTO/SB/ 06, PTO/SB/07, PTO/SB/14 EFS-Web, PTO/SB/16, PTO/SB/16 EFS-Web, PTO/ SB/17, PTO/SB/29, PTO/SB/29A, PTO/ SB/101, PTO/SB/102, PTO/SB/103, PTO/SB/104, PTO/SB/105, PTO/SB/ 106, PTO/SB/107, PTO/SB/108, PTO/ SB/109, PTO/SB/110, PTO/AIA/01, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Apr 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 PTO/AIA/02, PTO/AIA/03, PTO/AIA/ 04, PTO/AIA/08, PTO/AIA/09, PTO/ AIA/10, PTO/AIA/11, PTO/AIA/14, PTO/AIA/15, PTO/AIA/18, PTO/AIA/ 19, PTO/AIA/01CN, PTO/AIA/01DE, PTO/AIA/01ES, PTO/AIA/01FR, PTO/ AIA/01IT, PTO/AIA/01JP, PTO/AIA/ 01KR, PTO/AIA/01NL, PTO/AIA/01RU, PTO/AIA/01SE, PTO/AIA/02CN, PTO/ AIA/02DE, PTO/AIA/02ES, PTO/AIA/ 02FR, PTO/AIA/02IT, PTO/AIA/02JP, PTO/AIA/02KR, PTO/AIA/02NL, PTO/ AIA/02RU, and PTO/AIA/02SE. Type of Request: Regular. Number of Respondents: 636,003. Average Hours per Respondent: The USPTO estimate that it takes the public approximately between 30 minutes (0.50 hours) to 40 hours to complete this information, depending on the complexity of the request. This includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the application, petition, or paper submissions, and submit the completed request to the USPTO. Burden Hours: 15,757,081.50 hours. Cost Burden: $1,127,541,338.53. Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by, inter alia, 35 U.S.C. 131 and 37 CFR 1.16 through 1.84 and 1.495(b). Each patent application must provide sufficient information to allow the USPTO to examine properly the application, petition, or paper to determine whether the application, petition, or paper meets the criteria set forth in the patent statutes and regulations. The various fee and application transmittal forms, the declarations, the cover sheets, the petitions, and the papers filed under 37 CFR 1.41(c), 1.41(a)(2) (pre-AIA), 1.48(d), 1.53(c)(2), and 1.53(c)(2) (prePLT (AIA)) permit applicants to supply all of the information necessary to process the application and enables the USPTO to ensure that all of the information has been provided in order to process the application. Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other forprofits; non-profit institutions; and the Federal Government. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraiser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraiser@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: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19237 • Email: InformationCollection@upsto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0032 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, Office of the Chief Technology 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 May 26, 2017 to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraser. Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, OCTO, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2017–08419 Filed 4–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions 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: Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions. OMB Control Number: 0651–0063. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Revision of a currently existing collection. Number of Respondents: 23,660. Average Hours per Response: Between 2 and 32 hours, depending upon the instrument used. Burden Hours: 555,098 hours. Cost Burden: $46,049,937.65. Needs and Uses: The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) is established by statute under 35 U.S.C. 6. This statute directs that PTAB ‘‘shall on written appeal of an applicant, review adverse decisions of examiners upon applications for patent and shall determine priority and patentability of invention in interferences.’’ PTAB has the authority, under pre-AIA sections of the Patent Act, i.e., 35 U.S.C. 134, 135, 306, and 315, to decide ex parte and inter partes appeals and interferences. The membership of the Board is E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 19238 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 26, 2017 / Notices established under 35 U.S.C. 6. This collection permits applicants to prepare appeal and reply briefs which set forth the claims, issues, and arguments on appeal to the PTAB and permits applicants to file amendments to cancel pending, rejected claims that they do not wish to be considered on appeal by the Board. Applicants may request that the PTAB reconsider its decision by filing a request for rehearing before the PTAB. Parties may also petition the Chief Administrative Patent Judge on matters pending before the Board. The PTAB uses the information to aid in rendering a decision on the claims, issues, and arguments submitted by the applicant, to determine which claims are on appeal, to decide whether to grant or deny a request for reconsideration of a decision, and to determine whether the necessary information has been provided to grant the petition. There are no forms associated with the items in this collection; however, they are governed by the rules in Part 41 and failure to comply with the appropriate rule may result in the dismissal of the appeal or denial of entry of the paper. 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: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraser@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 ‘‘0651–0063 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, Office of the Chief Technology 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 May 26, 2017 to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraser. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Apr 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: April 14, 2017. Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, OCTO, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2017–08420 Filed 4–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Health Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Health Board, Neurological/ Behavioral Health Subcommittee will take place. DATES: Open to the public Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The address of the open meeting is the Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ), Pavilion Salons B–C, 7700 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, Virginia 22042 (escort required; see guidance in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, ‘‘Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CAPT Juliann Althoff; Camille Gaviola, (703) 681–6653 (Voice), (703) 681–9539 (Facsimile), juliann.m.althoff.mil@mail.mil (Email). camille.m.gaviola.civ@mail.mil (Email). Mailing address is 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, Virginia 22042. Web site: http:// www.health.mil/dhb. The most up-todate changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. Availability of Materials for the Meeting: A copy of the agenda or any updates to the agenda for the May 16, 2017 meeting, as well as any other materials presented in the meeting, may be obtained at the meeting. Purpose of the Meeting: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee (‘‘the Subcommittee’’) of the Defense Health Board (DHB). The DHB provides independent advice and recommendations to maximize the safety and quality of, as well as access to, health care for DoD health care beneficiaries. The Subcommittee provides recommendations and advice to the DHB on matters pertaining to psychological/mental health issues and neurological symptoms or conditions. The Subcommittee is examining opportunities to improve the provision of behavioral health care and related services for children of members of the Armed Forces to better promote the health of this beneficiary population. The purpose of the meeting is for the Subcommittee members to receive public comments concerning pediatric behavioral health care in the Military Health System during an open forum, focusing on the following: • Evaluate the quality of and access to behavioral health care under the TRICARE program for children, including intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization services. • Measure the impact of permanent changes of station and other servicerelated relocations on the continuity of health care services received by children who have special medical or behavioral health needs. • Identify the extent to which children receive developmentally appropriate and age appropriate health care services in both the direct care and purchased care components. • Evaluate whether children have ready access to specialty pediatric care. The DoD has invited members of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council and the DHB Health Care Delivery Subcommittee to attend the meeting in their capacity as members of the public due to their ongoing work regarding pediatric health care for DoD beneficiaries. Agenda: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102– 3.165 and subject to availability of space, the Subcommittee meeting is open to the public from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on May 16, 2017. The Subcommittee will receive public comments on pediatric-related health services issues. The Designated Federal Officer (DFO), in consultation with the Subcommittee Chair, will allot time for members of the public to present their issues for review and discussion, restricting speaking time to 2–3 minutes per person. Members of the public must sign up to speak (see guidance in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, ‘‘Public Comments’’). E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19237-19238]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08420]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Trial Appeal 
Board (PTAB) Actions

    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: Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0063.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently existing collection.
    Number of Respondents: 23,660.
    Average Hours per Response: Between 2 and 32 hours, depending upon 
the instrument used.
    Burden Hours: 555,098 hours.
    Cost Burden: $46,049,937.65.
    Needs and Uses: The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) 
is established by statute under 35 U.S.C. 6. This statute directs that 
PTAB ``shall on written appeal of an applicant, review adverse 
decisions of examiners upon applications for patent and shall determine 
priority and patentability of invention in interferences.'' PTAB has 
the authority, under pre-AIA sections of the Patent Act, i.e., 35 
U.S.C. 134, 135, 306, and 315, to decide ex parte and inter partes 
appeals and interferences. The membership of the Board is

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established under 35 U.S.C. 6. This collection permits applicants to 
prepare appeal and reply briefs which set forth the claims, issues, and 
arguments on appeal to the PTAB and permits applicants to file 
amendments to cancel pending, rejected claims that they do not wish to 
be considered on appeal by the Board. Applicants may request that the 
PTAB reconsider its decision by filing a request for rehearing before 
the PTAB. Parties may also petition the Chief Administrative Patent 
Judge on matters pending before the Board. The PTAB uses the 
information to aid in rendering a decision on the claims, issues, and 
arguments submitted by the applicant, to determine which claims are on 
appeal, to decide whether to grant or deny a request for 
reconsideration of a decision, and to determine whether the necessary 
information has been provided to grant the petition. There are no forms 
associated with the items in this collection; however, they are 
governed by the rules in Part 41 and failure to comply with the 
appropriate rule may result in the dismissal of the appeal or denial of 
entry of the paper.
    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: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: 
Nicholas_A._Fraser@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-
0063 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance 
Division Director, Office of the Chief Technology 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 May 26, 2017 to Nicholas A. 
Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, 
or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. 
Fraser.

    Dated: April 14, 2017.
Marcie Lovett,
Records and Information Governance Division Director, OCTO, United 
States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2017-08420 Filed 4-25-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-16-P