Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Application, 16702-16703 [2021-06580]

Download as PDF 16702 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 31, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES protective order (APO) to file an APO application immediately following publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. Commerce’s regulations on submission of proprietary information and eligibility to receive access to business proprietary information under APO can be found at 19 CFR 351.304–306. Note that Commerce has temporarily modified certain of its requirements for serving documents containing business proprietary information, until further notice.1 Information Required from Interested Parties Domestic interested parties, as defined in sections 771(9)(C), (D), (E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b), wishing to participate in a Sunset Review must respond not later than 15 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. 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BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2021–06552 Filed 3–30–21; 8:45 am] National Telecommunications and Information Administration BILLING CODE 3510–WL–P Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Members DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice; extension of application window. AGENCY: On March 4, 2021, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) published a notice seeking expressions of interest in an appointment to the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority). The notice established a deadline of April 5, 2021, for the transmittal of expressions of interest. This notice extends the period for submission of expressions of interest until April 15, 2021. DATES: Expressions of interest must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on or before April 15, 2021. ADDRESSES: Applicants should submit expressions of interest to: Michael Dame, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Public Safety Communications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, by email to FirstNetBoardApplicant@ntia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Dame, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Public Safety Communications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4078, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1181; email: mdame@ntia.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 4, 2021, NTIA published a notice seeking expressions of interest in an appointment to the FirstNet Authority Board. See Notice, Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Members, 86 FR 12659 (Mar. 4, 2021). The notice established a deadline of April 5, 2021, for the transmittal of expressions of interest. To ensure that all interested parties have an opportunity to submit expressions of interest, NTIA extends the deadline for SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Patent and Trademark Office Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination 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 January 15, 2021 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: National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Application. OMB Control Number: 0651–0060. Form Number: • PTO–NMTI–1 (National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Form) Type of Review: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50 respondents per year. Average Hour per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 40 hours to complete a response, gather the necessary information, prepare the nomination form with the recommendations, and submit the request for nomination to the USPTO. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 2,000 hours. E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 31, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Cost Burden: $0. Needs and Uses: The purpose of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation is to recognize those who have made lasting contributions to America’s competitiveness, standard of living, and quality of life through technological innovation, and to recognize those who have made substantial contributions to strengthen the Nation’s technological workforce. By highlighting the national importance of technological innovation, the Medal also seeks to inspire future generations of Americans to prepare for and pursue technical careers to keep America on the forefront of global technology and economic leadership. Affected Public: 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 0651–0060. Further information can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0060 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. 2021–06580 Filed 3–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Mar 30, 2021 Jkt 253001 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; Representative and Address Provisions 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 January 15, 2021 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: Representative and Address Provisions. OMB Control Number: 0651–0035. Form Number(s): (AIA = American Invents; SB = Specimen Book). • PTO/AIA/80; PTO/SB/80 (Power of Attorney to Prosecute Applications Before the USPTO) • PTO/AIA/81 (Power of Attorney to One or More of the Joint Inventors and Change of Correspondence Address) • PTO/SB/81 (Power of Attorney or Revocation of Power of Attorney with a New Power of Attorney and Change of Correspondence Address) • PTO/AIA/81A; PTO/SB/81A (Patent—Power of Attorney or Revocation of Power of Attorney with a New Power of Attorney and Change of Correspondence Address) • PTO/AIA/81B (Reexamination or Supplemental Examination—Patent Owner Power of Attorney or Revocation of Power of Attorney With a New Power of Attorney and Change of Correspondence Address for Reexamination or Supplemental Examination and Patent) • PTO/SB/81B (Reexamination—Patent Owner Power of Attorney or Revocation of Power of Attorney with a New Power of Attorney and Change of Correspondence Address) • PTO/SB/81C (Reexamination—Third Party Requester Power of Attorney or PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16703 Revocation of Power of Attorney with a New Power of Attorney and Change of Correspondence Address) • PTO/AIA/82A; PTO/AIA/82B; PTO/ AIA/82C (Transmittal for Power of Attorney To One Or More Registered Practitioners/Power Of Attorney By Applicant) • PTO/AIA/83; PTO/SB/83 (Request for Withdrawal as Attorney or Agent and Change of Correspondence Address) • PTO/SB/124 (Request for Customer Number Data Change) • PTO/SB/125 (Request for Customer Number) • PTO–2248 (Request to Update a PCT Application with a Customer Number) Type of Review: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Estimated Number of Respondents: 184,743 respondents per year. Estimated Number of Responses: 226,573 responses per year. Average Hour per Response: The USPTO estimates that it takes the public approximately between 0.05 hours (3 minutes) and 1.5 hours (90 minutes) to submit the information in this information collection, including the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate form or document, and submit the completed item to the USPTO. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 13,641 hours per year. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Cost Burden: $26,241 per year. Needs and Uses: The public uses this information collection to grant or revoke power of attorney, to withdraw as attorney or agent of record, to authorize a practitioner to act in a representative capacity, to request a Customer Number, and to change the data associated with a Customer Number. This information collection is necessary so that the USPTO knows who is authorized to take action in an application, patent, or reexamination proceeding and where to send correspondence regarding an application, patent, or reexamination proceeding. In this notice, the USPTO has updated and slightly revised its estimated numbers from those originally published in the 60-day notice. 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 E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 60 (Wednesday, March 31, 2021)]
[Notices]
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Patent and Trademark Office


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination 
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 January 15, 2021 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: National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination 
Application.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0060.
    Form Number:

 PTO-NMTI-1 (National Medal of Technology and Innovation 
Nomination Form)

    Type of Review: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50 respondents per year.
    Average Hour per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take 
the public approximately 40 hours to complete a response, gather the 
necessary information, prepare the nomination form with the 
recommendations, and submit the request for nomination to the USPTO.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 2,000 hours.

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    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Cost Burden: $0.
    Needs and Uses: The purpose of the National Medal of Technology and 
Innovation is to recognize those who have made lasting contributions to 
America's competitiveness, standard of living, and quality of life 
through technological innovation, and to recognize those who have made 
substantial contributions to strengthen the Nation's technological 
workforce. By highlighting the national importance of technological 
innovation, the Medal also seeks to inspire future generations of 
Americans to prepare for and pursue technical careers to keep America 
on the forefront of global technology and economic leadership.
    Affected Public: 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 0651-0060.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: [email protected]. Include ``0651-
0060 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. 2021-06580 Filed 3-30-21; 8:45 am]
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