Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; “Public Search Facility User ID and Badging”, 16834 [2018-08019]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 16834 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 17, 2018 / Notices Number of Respondents: 3,825 responses per year. Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 30 minutes (0.50 hours) to read the instructions and subscriber agreement, gather the necessary information, prepare the Certificate Action Form, and submit the completed request. Needs and Uses: This information collection covers the Certificate Action Form (PTO–2042), which is used by the public to request a new digital certificate, revoke a current certificate, or recover a lost or corrupted certificate. Customers may also change the name listed on the certificate or associate the certificate with one or more Customer Numbers. A Customer Number allows an applicant to associate all correspondence and USPTO actions regarding multiple patent applications to a single address and name. The Certificate Action Form must include a notarized signature in order to verify the identity of the application. The Certificate Action Form has an accompanying subscriber agreement to ensure that customers understand their obligations regarding the use of the digital certificates and cryptographic software. When generating a new certificate, customers also register to receive a set of seven codes that will enable customers to recover a lost certificate online without having to contact USPTO support staff. 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, this request will be publicly available in electronic format through www.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 ‘‘0651–0045 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 17, 2018 to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov or by VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:20 Apr 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 fax to 202–395–5197, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraser. Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2018–08020 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; ‘‘Public Search Facility User ID and Badging’’ 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. Title: Public Search Facility User ID and Badging. OMB Control Number: 0651–0041. Forms: • PTO–2030 • PTO–2224 Number of Respondents: 6,250 responses per year. Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public between approximately 5 minutes (0.08 hours) and 10 minutes (0.17 hours) to complete the information in this collection, depending on the application. This includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate form, and submit the completed request to the USPTO. Burden Hours: 500 hours. Cost Burden: $1,501.96. Needs and Uses: This collection covers information that individuals submit in applications to establish a USPTO online access account. This application allows users to obtain, renew, or replace online access account cards which provide access to the electronic search system at the Public Search Facility. The public may apply for an online access account only at the Public Search Facility reference desk by providing the completed application (including contact information) and proper identification. The access account cards include a bar-coded user number and an expiration date. Users may renew their account card in person by validating and updating the required information and may obtain a replacement for a lost PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 account card by providing proper identification. Users who wish to register for the voluntary training courses may do so by completing the appropriate form. This collection also covers information in applications to establish, renew, or replace security identification badges issued under the authority provided in 41 CFR part 102–81 to members of the public who wish to access the Public Search Facility. Users may apply for a security badge in person at the USPTO Security Office by providing the completed application (including applicant and contact information) and presenting a valid form of identification with photograph. The security badges include a color photograph of the user and must be worn always while at the USPTO facilities. 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 reginfor.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 ‘‘0651–0041 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, Office of the Chief Information 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 17, 2018 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, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2018–08019 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 74 (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 16834]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; ``Public Search 
Facility User ID and Badging''

    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 Paperwork 
Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.
    Title: Public Search Facility User ID and Badging.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0041.
    Forms:

 PTO-2030
 PTO-2224
    Number of Respondents: 6,250 responses per year.
    Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take 
the public between approximately 5 minutes (0.08 hours) and 10 minutes 
(0.17 hours) to complete the information in this collection, depending 
on the application. This includes the time to gather the necessary 
information, prepare the appropriate form, and submit the completed 
request to the USPTO.
    Burden Hours: 500 hours.
    Cost Burden: $1,501.96.
    Needs and Uses:
    This collection covers information that individuals submit in 
applications to establish a USPTO online access account. This 
application allows users to obtain, renew, or replace online access 
account cards which provide access to the electronic search system at 
the Public Search Facility. The public may apply for an online access 
account only at the Public Search Facility reference desk by providing 
the completed application (including contact information) and proper 
identification. The access account cards include a bar-coded user 
number and an expiration date. Users may renew their account card in 
person by validating and updating the required information and may 
obtain a replacement for a lost account card by providing proper 
identification. Users who wish to register for the voluntary training 
courses may do so by completing the appropriate form.
    This collection also covers information in applications to 
establish, renew, or replace security identification badges issued 
under the authority provided in 41 CFR part 102-81 to members of the 
public who wish to access the Public Search Facility. Users may apply 
for a security badge in person at the USPTO Security Office by 
providing the completed application (including applicant and contact 
information) and presenting a valid form of identification with 
photograph. The security badges include a color photograph of the user 
and must be worn always while at the USPTO facilities.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: 
[email protected]. Once submitted, the request will be 
publicly available in electronic format through reginfor.gov. Follow 
the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently 
under review by OMB.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: [email protected]. Include ``0651-
0041 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance 
Division Director, Office of the Chief Information 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 17, 2018 to Nicholas A. 
Fraser. OMB Desk Officer, via email to 
[email protected].or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to the 
attention of Nicholas A. Fraser.

Marcie Lovett,
Records and Information Governance Division Director, Office of the 
Chief Technology Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2018-08019 Filed 4-16-18; 8:45 am]
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