Submission for OMB Review; Commerce Patent Regulations, 71947-71948 [2019-28163]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 249 / Monday, December 30, 2019 / Notices comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Lois Mandell/IC 9000–0032, Contractor Use of Interagency Fleet Management System Vehicles. Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 9000– 0032, Contractor Use of Interagency Fleet Management System Vehicles. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202–208–4949, or email at michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES A. OMB Control Number, Title, and any Associated Form(s) 9000–0032, Contractor Use of Interagency Fleet Management System Vehicles. B. Needs and Uses Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 51.203 and the clause at FAR 52.251–2, Interagency Fleet Management System (IFMS) Vehicles and Related Services, are to be used in solicitations and contracts when a cost-reimbursement contract is contemplated and the contracting officer may authorize, if in the best interest of the Government, the contractor to use IFMS vehicles and related services. Before such an authorization, the contracting officer must have, among other requirements: (1) A written statement that the contractor will assume, without the right of reimbursement from the Government, the cost or expense of any use of the IFMS vehicles and services not related to the performance of the contract; (2) Evidence that the contractor has obtained motor vehicle liability insurance covering bodily injury and property damage, with limits of liability as required or approved by the agency, protecting the contractor and the Government against third-party claims arising from the ownership, maintenance, or use of an IFMS vehicle; and (3) Considered any recommendations of the contractor. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:00 Dec 27, 2019 Jkt 250001 Authorized contractors shall submit requests for IFMS vehicles and related services in writing to the appropriate GSA point of contact in accordance with the FAR. Contractors’ requests must include: (1) Two copies of the agency authorization; (2) The number of vehicles and related services required and period of use; (3) A list of employees who are authorized to request the vehicles or related services; (4) A listing of equipment authorized to be serviced; and (5) Billing instructions and address. C. Annual Burden Respondents: 132. Total Annual Responses: 132. Total Burden Hours: 132. D. Public Comment A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 84 FR 53730, on October 8, 2019. No comments were received. Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0032, Contractor Use of Interagency Fleet Management System Vehicles, in all correspondence. Dated: December 23, 2019. Janet Fry, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–28162 Filed 12–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 71947 and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding commerce patent regulations. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 29, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for GSA, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503 or at Oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Additionally submit a copy to GSA by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Lois Mandell/IC 9000–0095, Commerce Patent Regulations. Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 9000– 0095, Commerce Patent Regulations. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202–969–7207, or zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s) [OMB Control No. 9000–0095; Docket No. 2019–0003; Sequence No. 31] 9000–0095, Commerce Patent Regulations. Submission for OMB Review; Commerce Patent Regulations B. Needs and Uses Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 27.3, Patents Rights under Government Contracts, implements the Department of Commerce regulation (37 CFR 401) based on chapter 18 of title 35 U.S.C., Presidential Memorandum on Government Patent Policy to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, dated February 18, 1983, and Executive Order 12591, Facilitating Access to Science and Technology, dated April E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 71948 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 249 / Monday, December 30, 2019 / Notices 10, 1987. Under the subpart, a contracting officer may insert the clause at FAR 52.227–11, Patent RightsOwnership by the Contractor, or 52.227–13, Patent Rights-Ownership by the Government, in solicitations and contracts pertaining to inventions made in the performance of experimental, developmental, or research work. In accordance with the clauses, a Government contractor must report all subject inventions to the contracting officer, submit a disclosure of the invention, and identify any publication, sale, or public use of the invention (FAR 52.227–11(c), 52.227–13(e)(1)). The contracting officer may modify FAR 52.227–11(e) or otherwise supplement the clause to require contractors to submit periodic or interim and final reports listing subject inventions (FAR 27.303(b)(2)(i) and (ii)). In order to ensure that subject inventions are reported, the contractor is required to establish and maintain effective procedures for identifying and disclosing subject inventions (FAR 52.227–11, Alternate IV; 52.227– 13(e)(1)). In addition, the contractor must require its employees, by written agreements, to disclose subject inventions (FAR 52.227–11(e)(2); 52.227–13(e)(4)). The contractor also has an obligation to utilize the subject invention, and agree to report, upon request, the utilization or efforts to utilize the subject invention (FAR 52.227–11(f); 52.227–13(c)(1)(iii)). C. Annual Burden D. Public Comment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 84 FR 56192, on October 21, 2019. No comments were received. Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all correspondence. Dated: December 23, 2019. Janet Fry, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–28163 Filed 12–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P 20:00 Dec 27, 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [CMS–7057–N] Announcement of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE); January 15, 2020 Meeting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the next meeting of the APOE (the Panel) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This meeting is open to the public. DATES: Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. eastern standard time (e.s.t). Deadline for Meeting Registration, Presentations, Special Accommodations and Comments: Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 5:00 p.m. eastern standard time (e.s.t). SUMMARY: Meeting Location: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 505A, Washington, DC 20201. Presentations and Written Comments: Presentations and written comments should be submitted to: Lisa Carr, Designated Federal Official (DFO), Office of Communications, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Mailstop 325G HHH, Washington, DC 20201, 202–690–5742, or via email at APOE@ cms.hhs.gov. Registration: The meeting is open to the public, but attendance is limited to the space available. Persons wishing to attend this meeting must register at the website https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ apoe-january-15–2020-meeting-tickets81969951331 or by contacting the DFO listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice, by the date listed in the ‘‘DATES’’ section of this notice. Individuals requiring sign language interpretation or other special accommodations should contact the DFO at the address listed in the ADDRESSES: Respondents: 3,379. Total Annual Responses: 13,200. Total Burden Hours: 52,800. VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ADDRESSES section of this notice by the date listed in the ‘‘DATES’’ section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Carr, Designated Federal Official, Office of Communications, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Mailstop 325G HHH, Washington, DC 20201, 202–690–5742, or via email at APOE@cms.hhs.gov. Additional information about the APOE is available at: http://www.cms.gov/ Regulations-and-guidance/Guidance/ FACA/APOE.html. Press inquiries are handled through the CMS Press Office at (202) 690–6145. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background and Charter Renewal Information A. Background The Advisory Panel for Outreach and Education (APOE) (the Panel) is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463), as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of federal advisory committees. The Panel is authorized by section 1114(f) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1314(f)) and section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a). The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (the Secretary) signed the charter establishing the Citizen’s Advisory Panel on Medicare Education 1 (the predecessor to the APOE) on January 21, 1999 (64 FR 7899) to advise and make recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the effective implementation of national Medicare education programs, including with respect to the Medicare+Choice (M+C) program added by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (Pub. L. 105–33). The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) (Pub. L. 108–173) expanded the existing health plan options and benefits available under the M+C program and renamed it the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. CMS has had substantial responsibilities to provide information to Medicare beneficiaries about the range of health plan options available and better tools to evaluate these options. The successful MA program implementation required CMS to consider the views and policy input from a variety of private sector constituents and to develop a 1 We note that the Citizen’s Advisory Panel on Medicare Education is also referred to as the Advisory Panel on Medicare Education (65 FR 4617). The name was updated in the Second Amended Charter approved on July 24, 2000. E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 249 (Monday, December 30, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0095; Docket No. 2019-0003; Sequence No. 31]


Submission for OMB Review; Commerce Patent Regulations

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the 
Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision 
and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement 
regarding commerce patent regulations.

DATES: Submit comments on or before January 29, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs 
of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for GSA, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, 
DC 20503 or at [email protected]. Additionally submit a copy 
to GSA by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the 
ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or 
attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov 
and follow the instructions on the site.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. 
ATTN: Lois Mandell/IC 9000-0095, Commerce Patent Regulations.
    Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 
9000-0095, Commerce Patent Regulations. Comments received generally 
will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including 
any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To 
confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, 
approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting 
(except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, 
at telephone 202-969-7207, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s)

    9000-0095, Commerce Patent Regulations.

B. Needs and Uses

    The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 27.3, Patents 
Rights under Government Contracts, implements the Department of 
Commerce regulation (37 CFR 401) based on chapter 18 of title 35 
U.S.C., Presidential Memorandum on Government Patent Policy to the 
Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, dated February 18, 1983, 
and Executive Order 12591, Facilitating Access to Science and 
Technology, dated April

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10, 1987. Under the subpart, a contracting officer may insert the 
clause at FAR 52.227-11, Patent Rights-Ownership by the Contractor, or 
52.227-13, Patent Rights-Ownership by the Government, in solicitations 
and contracts pertaining to inventions made in the performance of 
experimental, developmental, or research work.
    In accordance with the clauses, a Government contractor must report 
all subject inventions to the contracting officer, submit a disclosure 
of the invention, and identify any publication, sale, or public use of 
the invention (FAR 52.227-11(c), 52.227-13(e)(1)). The contracting 
officer may modify FAR 52.227-11(e) or otherwise supplement the clause 
to require contractors to submit periodic or interim and final reports 
listing subject inventions (FAR 27.303(b)(2)(i) and (ii)). In order to 
ensure that subject inventions are reported, the contractor is required 
to establish and maintain effective procedures for identifying and 
disclosing subject inventions (FAR 52.227-11, Alternate IV; 52.227-
13(e)(1)). In addition, the contractor must require its employees, by 
written agreements, to disclose subject inventions (FAR 52.227-
11(e)(2); 52.227-13(e)(4)). The contractor also has an obligation to 
utilize the subject invention, and agree to report, upon request, the 
utilization or efforts to utilize the subject invention (FAR 52.227-
11(f); 52.227-13(c)(1)(iii)).

C. Annual Burden

    Respondents: 3,379.
    Total Annual Responses: 13,200.
    Total Burden Hours: 52,800.

D. Public Comment

    A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 84 FR 
56192, on October 21, 2019. No comments were received.
    Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information 
collection documents from the General Services Administration, 
Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, 
DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-
0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all correspondence.

    Dated: December 23, 2019.
Janet Fry,
Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2019-28163 Filed 12-27-19; 8:45 am]
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