Patent and Trademark Office March 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information Related to Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge
Document Number: 2016-06681
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is requesting information from its stakeholders regarding issues to be discussed in upcoming World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) meetings related to intellectual property, genetic resources, and associated traditional knowledge.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-05256
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-09
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'' or ``the Agency'') seeks to revise the Prefatory Statement of General Routine Uses (``prefatory statement'') published in the Federal Register on December 31, 1981 (46 FR 63501-63502). This action is being taken to update the language in several existing uses as well as to integrate new uses.