Agency Information Collection Activities: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights, 44909-44910 [2019-18449]

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[Docket No. USCBP–2019–0019] [FR Doc. 2019–18353 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY BILLING CODE 9111–14–P U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC) Charter Renewal U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Charter Renewal. AGENCY: The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has determined that the renewal of the charter of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC) is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) performance of its duties. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. Name of Committee: U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sonja Grant, Office of Trade Relations, jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0123] Agency Information Collection Activities: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; revision and extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44909 the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than September 26, 2019) to be assured of consideration. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, Telephone number 202–325–0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877–227–5511, (TTY) 1–800–877–8339, or CBP website at https://www.cbp. gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (84 FR 22505) on May 17, 2019, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) 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; (2) 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; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 44910 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Overview of This Information Collection Title: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademark and Copyrights (Part 133 of the CBP Regulations). OMB Number: 1651–0123. Abstract: Title 19 of the United States Code section 1526(e) prohibits the importation of articles that bear a counterfeit mark of a trademark that is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and recorded with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1124, the importation of articles that copy or simulate the trade name of a manufacturer or trader, or copy or simulate a trademark registered with the USPTO and recorded with CBP is prohibited. Likewise, under 17 U.S.C. 602 and 17 U.S.C. 603, the importation of articles that constitutes an infringement of copyright in protected copyrighted works is prohibited. Both 15 U.S.C. 1124 and 17 U.S.C. 602, authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to prescribe by regulation for the recordation of trademarks, trade names and copyrights with CBP. Additional rulemaking authority in this regard is conferred by CBP’s general rulemaking authority as found in 19 U.S.C. 1624. CBP officers enforce these intellectual property rights at the border. The information that respondents must submit in order to seek the assistance of CBP to protect against infringing imports is specified for trademarks under 19 CFR 133.2 and 133.3, and the information to be submitted for copyrights is specified under 19 CFR 133.32 and 133.33. Trademark, trade name, and copyright owners seeking border enforcement of their intellectual property rights provide information through the recordation process in order to assist CBP officers in identifying violating articles at the border. Respondents may submit this information through the IPR eRecordation website at https:// iprr.cbp.gov/. Collection Revisions On December 15, 2017 CBP published a Final Rule in the Federal Register (82 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 FR 59511) regarding Donations of Technology and Related Support Services to Enforce Intellectual Property Rights. 19 CFR 133.61 Subpart H has been added which authorizes CBP to receive and accept donations of hardware, software, equipment, and similar technologies, as well as training and related support service, for the purpose of assisting CBP in enforcing IPR. CBP is revising this collection of information to include IPR Donations. A donation offer must be submitted to CBP either via email, to dap@cbp.dhs.gov, or mailed to the attention of the Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, or his/her designee. The donation offer must describe the proposed donation in sufficient detail to enable CBP to determine its compatibility with existing CBP technologies, networks, and facilities (e.g., operating system or similar requirements, power supply requirements, item size and weight, etc.). The donation offer must also include information pertaining to the donation’s scope, purpose, expected benefits, intended use, costs, and attached conditions, as applicable, that is sufficient to enable CBP to evaluate the donation and make a determination as to whether to accept it. CBP will notify the donor, in writing, if additional information is requested or if CBP has determined that it will not accept the donation. If CBP accepts a donation, CBP will enter into a signed, written agreement with an authorized representative of the donor. The agreement must contain all applicable terms and conditions of the donation. Current Actions: CBP proposes to revise and extend the expiration date of this information collection with a change to the burden hours and the information collected. Type of Review: Revision with change. Affected Public: Businesses and Individuals. IPR Recordation Application: Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,000. IPR Donations: Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 50. PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Dated: August 22, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–18449 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0081] Agency Information Collection Activities: Delivery Ticket U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than September 26, 2019) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, Telephone number 202–325–0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18449]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0123]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Regulations Relating to 
Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; revision and extension 
of an existing collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection will be submitting the following information collection 
request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). 
The information collection is published in the Federal Register to 
obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than 
September 26, 2019) to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA 
information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact 
Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, 
Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 
20229-1177, Telephone number 202-325-0056 or via email 
[email protected]. Please note that the contact information provided 
here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking 
information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National 
Customer Service Center at 877-227-5511, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, or CBP 
website at https://www.cbp. gov/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing 
information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (84 FR 22505) on May 17, 
2019, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an 
additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. Written comments and suggestions from the 
public and affected agencies should address one or more of the 
following four points: (1) 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; (2) 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; (3) suggestions to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of

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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. The comments that are 
submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. 
All comments will become a matter of public record.

Overview of This Information Collection

    Title: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of 
Trademark and Copyrights (Part 133 of the CBP Regulations).
    OMB Number: 1651-0123.
    Abstract: Title 19 of the United States Code section 1526(e) 
prohibits the importation of articles that bear a counterfeit mark of a 
trademark that is registered with the United States Patent and 
Trademark Office (USPTO) and recorded with U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP). Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1124, the importation of 
articles that copy or simulate the trade name of a manufacturer or 
trader, or copy or simulate a trademark registered with the USPTO and 
recorded with CBP is prohibited. Likewise, under 17 U.S.C. 602 and 17 
U.S.C. 603, the importation of articles that constitutes an 
infringement of copyright in protected copyrighted works is prohibited. 
Both 15 U.S.C. 1124 and 17 U.S.C. 602, authorize the Secretary of the 
Treasury to prescribe by regulation for the recordation of trademarks, 
trade names and copyrights with CBP. Additional rulemaking authority in 
this regard is conferred by CBP's general rulemaking authority as found 
in 19 U.S.C. 1624.
    CBP officers enforce these intellectual property rights at the 
border. The information that respondents must submit in order to seek 
the assistance of CBP to protect against infringing imports is 
specified for trademarks under 19 CFR 133.2 and 133.3, and the 
information to be submitted for copyrights is specified under 19 CFR 
133.32 and 133.33. Trademark, trade name, and copyright owners seeking 
border enforcement of their intellectual property rights provide 
information through the recordation process in order to assist CBP 
officers in identifying violating articles at the border. Respondents 
may submit this information through the IPR e-Recordation website at 
https://iprr.cbp.gov/.

Collection Revisions

    On December 15, 2017 CBP published a Final Rule in the Federal 
Register (82 FR 59511) regarding Donations of Technology and Related 
Support Services to Enforce Intellectual Property Rights. 19 CFR 133.61 
Subpart H has been added which authorizes CBP to receive and accept 
donations of hardware, software, equipment, and similar technologies, 
as well as training and related support service, for the purpose of 
assisting CBP in enforcing IPR. CBP is revising this collection of 
information to include IPR Donations. A donation offer must be 
submitted to CBP either via email, to [email protected], or mailed to the 
attention of the Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field 
Operations, or his/her designee.
    The donation offer must describe the proposed donation in 
sufficient detail to enable CBP to determine its compatibility with 
existing CBP technologies, networks, and facilities (e.g., operating 
system or similar requirements, power supply requirements, item size 
and weight, etc.). The donation offer must also include information 
pertaining to the donation's scope, purpose, expected benefits, 
intended use, costs, and attached conditions, as applicable, that is 
sufficient to enable CBP to evaluate the donation and make a 
determination as to whether to accept it. CBP will notify the donor, in 
writing, if additional information is requested or if CBP has 
determined that it will not accept the donation. If CBP accepts a 
donation, CBP will enter into a signed, written agreement with an 
authorized representative of the donor. The agreement must contain all 
applicable terms and conditions of the donation.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to revise and extend the expiration 
date of this information collection with a change to the burden hours 
and the information collected.
    Type of Review: Revision with change.
    Affected Public: Businesses and Individuals.
    IPR Recordation Application:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,000.
    IPR Donations:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 50.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.

    Dated: August 22, 2019.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
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