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[FR Doc. 2020–18619 Filed 8–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The USPTO invites comment on this information collection renewal, which helps the USPTO assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on June 22, 2020 during a 60day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce. Title: Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0651–0065. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Number of Respondents: 750 respondents. Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates 750 responses and that it will take the public approximately 15 minutes to complete VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Aug 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 this information collection, depending on the complexity of the submission. This includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate briefs, petition, and other papers, and submit the completed items to the USPTO. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 188 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Cost Burden: $0. Needs and Uses: The USPTO surveys international and domestic participants of the USPTO’s GIPA training programs to obtain feedback from the participants on the effectiveness of the various services provided to them in the training programs. GIPA was established in 2006 to offer training programs on the enforcement of intellectual property rights, patents, trademarks, and copyright. The training programs offered by GIPA are designed to meet the specific needs of foreign government officials (including judges; prosecutors; police; customs officials; patent, trademark, and copyright officials; and policymakers) concerning various intellectual property topics, such as global intellectual property rights protection, enforcement, and strategies to handle the protection and enforcement issues in their respective countries. This information collection contains three surveys directed to separate audiences: Overseas-program participants, post-program participants, and alumni. The Overseas-Program Survey is designed for international participants at the conclusion of the GIPA training program conducted overseas. This survey replaces the existing Pre-Program Survey and is a shortened version of the Post-Program Survey. The Post-Program Survey is used to analyze the overall effectiveness of the program and is conducted at the conclusion of training programs held at U.S. locations. The Alumni Survey is used to determine the benefit of the GIPA training program for the future job performance of the participant. The data obtained from these three surveys will be used to evaluate the percentage of foreign officials trained by GIPA who have increased their expertise in intellectual property, enhanced their professional abilities and future job performance, and developed their own nation’s intellectual property program. All the surveys have updated questions and answer options. Affected Public: Federal Government (Foreign Government). Frequency: On occasion. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit 
the following information collection request to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of 
publication of this notice. The USPTO invites comment on this 
information collection renewal, which helps the USPTO assess the impact 
of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on June 22, 2020 during a 60-day comment period. This 
notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of 
Commerce.
    Title: Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0065.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Number of Respondents: 750 respondents.
    Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates 750 responses and 
that it will take the public approximately 15 minutes to complete this 
information collection, depending on the complexity of the submission. 
This includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the 
appropriate briefs, petition, and other papers, and submit the 
completed items to the USPTO.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 188 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Cost Burden: $0.
    Needs and Uses: The USPTO surveys international and domestic 
participants of the USPTO's GIPA training programs to obtain feedback 
from the participants on the effectiveness of the various services 
provided to them in the training programs. GIPA was established in 2006 
to offer training programs on the enforcement of intellectual property 
rights, patents, trademarks, and copyright.
    The training programs offered by GIPA are designed to meet the 
specific needs of foreign government officials (including judges; 
prosecutors; police; customs officials; patent, trademark, and 
copyright officials; and policymakers) concerning various intellectual 
property topics, such as global intellectual property rights 
protection, enforcement, and strategies to handle the protection and 
enforcement issues in their respective countries.
    This information collection contains three surveys directed to 
separate audiences: Overseas-program participants, post-program 
participants, and alumni. The Overseas-Program Survey is designed for 
international participants at the conclusion of the GIPA training 
program conducted overseas. This survey replaces the existing Pre-
Program Survey and is a shortened version of the Post-Program Survey. 
The Post-Program Survey is used to analyze the overall effectiveness of 
the program and is conducted at the conclusion of training programs 
held at U.S. locations. The Alumni Survey is used to determine the 
benefit of the GIPA training program for the future job performance of 
the participant. The data obtained from these three surveys will be 
used to evaluate the percentage of foreign officials trained by GIPA 
who have increased their expertise in intellectual property, enhanced 
their professional abilities and future job performance, and developed 
their own nation's intellectual property program. All the surveys have 
updated questions and answer options.
    Affected Public: Federal Government (Foreign Government).
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of 
Commerce, USPTO information collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for this information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function and entering either the title of the information collection or 
the OMB Control Number 0651-0065.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: [email protected]. Include ``0651-
0065 information request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Kimberly Hardy, Office of the Chief Administrative 
Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, 
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.

Kimberly Hardy,
Information Collections Officer, Office of the Chief Administrative 
Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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