Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Practitioner Conduct and Discipline, 6136 [2019-03223]

Download as PDF 6136 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 38 / Tuesday, February 26, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Practitioner Conduct and Discipline 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. Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. Title: Practitioner Conduct and Discipline. OMB Control Number: 0651–0017. Form Number(s): ;No forms associated. Type of Request: Regular. Number of Respondents: 11,145. Average Hours Per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public between 1 and 20 hours, depending upon the complexity of the situation, to gather the necessary information, prepare, and submit the requirements in this collection. Burden Hours: 12,465 hours annually. Cost Burden: $1,630.80. Needs and Uses: This information is required by 35 U.S.C. 2, 32, and 33 and administered by the USPTO through 37 CFR 11.101–11.901 and 37 CFR 11.19– 11.61. The information is used by the Director of the Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) to investigate and, where appropriate, prosecute practitioners for violations of the USPTO Rules of Professional Conduct. Registered practitioners are required to maintain proper documentation so that they can fully cooperate with an investigation in the event of a report of an alleged violation. There are no forms associated with this collection of information. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other forprofits; and 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 may be requested by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0017 copy VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Feb 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Chief, Records and Information Governance Branch, Office of the Chief Administrative 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 March 28, 2019 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, Chief, Records and Information Governance Branch, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, USPTO. [FR Doc. 2019–03223 Filed 2–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for Grantee Progress Report (GPR) Data Collection Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, CNCS is proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by April 29, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, Attention Sarah Yue, 250 E Street SW, Washington, DC, 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. (3) Electronically through www.regulations.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call 1–800–833–3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary information. If you send an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this public comment request containing any routine notice about the confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comment that may be made available to the public, notwithstanding the inclusion of the routine notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Yue, 202–606–6894, or by email at syue@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Grantee Progress Report (GPR) Data Collection. OMB Control Number: [3045–0175]. Type of Review: Renewal. Respondents/Affected Public: Businesses and Organizations; State, Local or Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 300 total respondents for AmeriCorps State and National. 52 respondents each for Commission Support Grants and Commission Investment Funds. 20 respondents for Volunteer Generation Fund. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,540. Abstract: CNCS uses information collected via the Grantee Progress Reports to assess grantee progress toward meeting approved objectives; to identify areas of challenge and opportunity; to guide the allocation of training and technical assistance resources; and to compile portfolio-wide data to report to external stakeholders. CNCS seeks to continue using the currently approved information collection until the revised information collection is approved by OMB. The currently approved information collection is due to expire on April 30, 2020. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Practitioner Conduct 
and Discipline

    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.
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.
    Title: Practitioner Conduct and Discipline.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0017.
    Form Number(s): ;No forms associated.
    Type of Request: Regular.
    Number of Respondents: 11,145.
    Average Hours Per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take 
the public between 1 and 20 hours, depending upon the complexity of the 
situation, to gather the necessary information, prepare, and submit the 
requirements in this collection.
    Burden Hours: 12,465 hours annually.
    Cost Burden: $1,630.80.
    Needs and Uses: This information is required by 35 U.S.C. 2, 32, 
and 33 and administered by the USPTO through 37 CFR 11.101-11.901 and 
37 CFR 11.19-11.61. The information is used by the Director of the 
Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) to investigate and, where 
appropriate, prosecute practitioners for violations of the USPTO Rules 
of Professional Conduct. Registered practitioners are required to 
maintain proper documentation so that they can fully cooperate with an 
investigation in the event of a report of an alleged violation. There 
are no forms associated with this collection of information.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other 
for-profits; and 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 may be requested by:
     Email: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-
0017 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Chief, Records and Information 
Governance Branch, Office of the Chief Administrative 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 March 28, 2019 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,
Chief, Records and Information Governance Branch, Office of the Chief 
Administrative Officer, USPTO.
[FR Doc. 2019-03223 Filed 2-25-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-16-P