Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Substantive Submissions Made During Prosecution of the Trademark Application, 86909-86910 [2020-28991]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 251 / Thursday, December 31, 2020 / Notices interested parties.5 As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the Order. Scope of the Order The product covered by the Order is PC strand, produced from wire of nonstainless, non-galvanized steel, which is suitable for use in prestressed concrete (both pretensioned and post-tensioned) applications. The product definition encompasses covered and uncovered strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC strand. PC strand is normally sold in the United States in sizes ranging from 0.25 inches to 0.70 inches in diameter. PC strand made from galvanized wire is only excluded from the scope if the zinc and/or zinc oxide coating meets or exceeds the 0.40 oz./ft2 standard set forth in ASTM–A– 475. Imports of the subject merchandise are currently classifiable under subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. Analysis of Commerce Received khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the order were revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is included as an appendix to this notice. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. from China would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average margins and that the margins of dumping likely to prevail would be weighted-average margins of up to 193.55 percent.6 Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice serves as the only reminder to interested parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: December 28, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. History of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–28979 Filed 12–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on PC strand 5 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on September 1, 2020,’’ dated October 27, 2020. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:28 Dec 30, 2020 Jkt 253001 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 86909 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Substantive Submissions Made During Prosecution of the Trademark Application 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 October 23, 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: Substantive Submissions Made During Prosecution of the Trademark Application OMB Control Number: 0651–0054. Forms: (PTO = Patent and Trademark Office) • PTO 1553 (Allegation of Use (Statement of Use/Amendment to Allege Use)) • PTO 1581 (Request for Extension of Time to File a Statement of Use) • PTO 2194 (Petition to Revive Abandoned Application—Failure to Respond Timely to Office Action) • PTO 2195 (Petition to Revive Abandoned Application—Failure to File Timely Statement of Use or Extension Request) • PTO 2200 (Request to Delete Section 1(b) Basis, Intent to Use) • PTO 2202 (Request for Express Abandonment (Withdrawal) of Application) • PTO 2301 (Petition to Director) Type of Review: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Number of Respondents: 337,382 respondents per year. Average Hour per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public from approximately 25 minutes (0.4 hours) to 65 minutes (1.1 hours) to complete a response, depending on the complexity of the situation. This E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 86910 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 251 / Thursday, December 31, 2020 / Notices includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate documents, and submit the information to the USPTO. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 211,639 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Cost Burden: $39,702,140. Needs and Uses: The United States Patent and Trademark Office administers the Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq., which provides for the Federal registration of trademarks, service marks, collective trademarks and service marks, collective membership marks, and certification marks. Individuals and businesses that use or intend to use such marks in commerce may file an application to register their mark with the USPTO. Such individuals and businesses may also submit various communications to the USPTO during the prosecution of an application. This information collection covers the various communications that may be submitted by the applicant, including providing additional information needed to process a request to delete a particular filing basis from an application or to divide an application identifying multiple goods and/or services into two or more separate applications. This information collection also covers requests for a 6month extension of time to file a statement that the mark is in use in commerce or petitions to revive an application that abandoned for failure to submit a timely response to an office action or a timely statement of use or extension request. In some circumstances, an applicant may expressly abandon an application by filing a written request for withdrawal of the application. The USPTO amended its regulations to set, increase, or decrease certain trademark fees, to become effective January 2, 2021, including the fees in this information collection. Affected Public: Private sector; individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:28 Dec 30, 2020 Jkt 253001 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 0651–0054. Further information can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0054 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. [FR Doc. 2020–28991 Filed 12–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions Council on Environmental Quality. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: Consistent with Executive Order, ‘‘Efficient Federal Operations,’’ and the ‘‘Implementing Instructions for Executive Order 13834 Efficient Federal Operations,’’ the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued updated guidance to Federal agencies titled, ‘‘Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions’’ (Guidance). DATES: CEQ issued the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions on December 23, 2020. ADDRESSES: The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions are available at https://www.sustainability.gov/ resources.html. SUMMARY: Dee Siegel, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of Federal Sustainability, at dee_s_siegel@ceq.eop.gov or (202) 395–5750. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consistent with Executive Order 13834, ‘‘Efficient Federal Operations,’’ 1 and the ‘‘Implementing Instructions for Executive Order 13834 Efficient Federal FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 1 83 PO 00000 FR 23771 (May 22, 2018). Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Operations,’’ 2 CEQ has issued Guidance number CEQ–OFS–2020–1 to assist Federal agencies in designing, locating, constructing, maintaining, and operating Federal buildings in a sustainable manner that increases efficiency and optimizes performance, consistent with their missions. The Guidance provides new flexibilities regarding the use of third-party green building certification systems, and provides a consistent government-wide portfolio approach for Federal agencies to design, mitigate, and measure the impact of their buildings. The Guidance replaces and supersedes the following CEQ guidance documents: (1) ‘‘Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions’’ (February 2016); (2) ‘‘Guidance for Federal Agencies on Sustainable Practices for Designed Landscapes’’ (October 2011) and addendum titled ‘‘Supporting the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators’’ (October 2014); and (3) ‘‘Implementing Instructions— Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities’’ (September 2011). CEQ rescinds these prior guidance documents. The Guidance applies only to Federal agencies, operations, and programs. Agencies are expected to follow the ‘‘Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions’’ as part of their compliance with E.O. 13834. (Authority: E.O. 13834, 83 FR 23771) Mary B. Neumayr, Chairman. [FR Doc. 2020–28928 Filed 12–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3225–F1–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket DARS–2020–0047; OMB Control Number 0750–0003] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Requests for Reimbursement Under Section 3610 of the CARES Act Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: 2 84 FR 19056 (May 3, 2019), https:// www.sustainability.gov/pdfs/eo13834_ instructions.pdf. E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 251 (Thursday, December 31, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 86909-86910]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-28991]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Substantive Submissions Made During Prosecution of the 
Trademark Application

    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 October 23, 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: Substantive Submissions Made During Prosecution of the 
Trademark Application
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0054.

Forms: (PTO = Patent and Trademark Office)
 PTO 1553 (Allegation of Use (Statement of Use/Amendment to 
Allege Use))
 PTO 1581 (Request for Extension of Time to File a Statement of 
Use)
 PTO 2194 (Petition to Revive Abandoned Application--Failure to 
Respond Timely to Office Action)
 PTO 2195 (Petition to Revive Abandoned Application--Failure to 
File Timely Statement of Use or Extension Request)
 PTO 2200 (Request to Delete Section 1(b) Basis, Intent to Use)
 PTO 2202 (Request for Express Abandonment (Withdrawal) of 
Application)
 PTO 2301 (Petition to Director)

    Type of Review: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Number of Respondents: 337,382 respondents per year.
    Average Hour per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take 
the public from approximately 25 minutes (0.4 hours) to 65 minutes (1.1 
hours) to complete a response, depending on the complexity of the 
situation. This

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includes the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the 
appropriate documents, and submit the information to the USPTO.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 211,639 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Cost Burden: $39,702,140.
    Needs and Uses: The United States Patent and Trademark Office 
administers the Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq., which provides 
for the Federal registration of trademarks, service marks, collective 
trademarks and service marks, collective membership marks, and 
certification marks. Individuals and businesses that use or intend to 
use such marks in commerce may file an application to register their 
mark with the USPTO. Such individuals and businesses may also submit 
various communications to the USPTO during the prosecution of an 
application.
    This information collection covers the various communications that 
may be submitted by the applicant, including providing additional 
information needed to process a request to delete a particular filing 
basis from an application or to divide an application identifying 
multiple goods and/or services into two or more separate applications. 
This information collection also covers requests for a 6-month 
extension of time to file a statement that the mark is in use in 
commerce or petitions to revive an application that abandoned for 
failure to submit a timely response to an office action or a timely 
statement of use or extension request. In some circumstances, an 
applicant may expressly abandon an application by filing a written 
request for withdrawal of the application.
    The USPTO amended its regulations to set, increase, or decrease 
certain trademark fees, to become effective January 2, 2021, including 
the fees in this information collection.
    Affected Public: Private sector; individuals or households.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    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 0651-0054.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: [email protected]. Include ``0651-
0054 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.
[FR Doc. 2020-28991 Filed 12-30-20; 8:45 am]
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