U.S. Department of Energy.
Notice of Request for Comments.
The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years, an information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before August 8, 2014. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed below as soon as possible.
Written comments may be sent to John T. Lucas, GC-62, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, by fax at (202) 586-2805, or by email at email@example.com.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
John T. Lucas at the address listed above.
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This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910-0800; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Legal Collections; (3) Type of Review: Renewal; (4) Purpose: To continue to maintain DOE oversight of responsibilities relating to DOE and Contractor invention reporting and related matters; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 1332; (6 ) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 1332; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 10281; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $771,075.
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Issued in Washington, DC on June 2, 2014.
John T. Lucas,
Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer, and Intellectual Property, U.S. Department of Energy.
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Name Of Information Collection OMB Control Number 1910-0800
|No.||Collection title||FY 13 Annual respondents||FY 13 Annual burden hours||FY 14 Annual
respondents||FY 14 Annual burden hours|
|1||Invention Recordkeeping Procedures||150||1,200||140||1,120|
|2||Patent License Applications||3||12||3||12|
|5||Patent Waiver Petition & Reporting||53||1,060||13||420|
[FR Doc. 2014-13348 Filed 6-6-14; 8:45 am]
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