Patent and Trademark Office November 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2013-27968
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) gives notice of a proposed new system of records entitled ``COMMERCE/ PAT-TM-24 Background Investigations.'' We invite the public to comment on the system announced in this publication.
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions (Formerly Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) Actions)
Document Number: 2013-27215
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this revision of a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Actions
Document Number: 2013-27214
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Notice of Roundtable on the Renewal of a Continuing Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-27101
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a notice inviting written public comment on the renewal of information collection 0651- 0032, Initial Patent Applications. The USPTO plans to conduct a roundtable to obtain additional public input regarding the burden associated with the Initial Patent Applications collection and ways to potentially reduce it. By providing this additional opportunity for public input, the USPTO hopes to increase the level of stakeholder participation in this information collection renewal. The roundtable will be open for any member of the public to provide input.
Initial Patent Applications
Document Number: 2013-26943
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, extends the current 60-Day Federal Register comment period for 0651- 0032 and invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the revision of a continuing information collection.