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Fisheries off West Coast States and in the Western Pacific; Western Pacific Pelagic Fisheries; Hawaii-based Pelagic Longline Fishery Line Clipper and Dipnet Requirement; Guidelines for Handling of Sea Turtles Brought Aboard Hawaii-based Pelagic Longline Vessels
NMFS issues a proposed rule which would require the possession and use of line clippers and dip nets aboard vessels registered for use under a Hawaii longline limited access permit to disengage sea turtles hooked or entangled by longline fishing gear. The proposed rule would require the use of specific methods for the handling, resuscitating,...
The Patent and Trademark Office (Office) has added rules of practice to implement the Office's procedures for acceptance of complaints under the Inventors' Rights Act of 1999, Pub. L. 106-113, section 4001 (to be codified at 35 U.S.C. 297). The Act requires the Office to provide a forum for the publication of complaints concerning invention...