[Federal Register: May 26, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 99)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the 
following proposal for collection of information

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under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35).
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
    Title: National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination 
Application.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Agency Approval Number: 0651-0060.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Burden: 1,600 hours.
    Number of Respondents: 40 responses.
    Avg. Hours per Response: 40 hours. This includes time to gather the 
necessary information, create the documents, and submit the completed 
request to the USPTO.
    Needs and Uses: The public uses the National Medal of Technology 
and Innovation Nomination Application to recognize through nomination 
an individual's or company's extraordinary leadership and innovation in 
technological achievement. The application must be accompanied by at 
least six letters of recommendation or support from individuals who 
have first-hand knowledge of the cited achievement(s).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, e-mail: Nicholas_A_
Fraser@omb.eop.gov .
    Once submitted, the request will be publically available in 
electronic format through the Information Collection Review page at 
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.reginfo.gov.
    Paper copies can be obtained by:
     E-mail: Susan.Fawcett@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-0060 
National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Application copy 
request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 571-273-0112, marked to the attention of Susan K. 
Fawcett.
     Mail: Susan K. Fawcett, Records Officer, Office of the 
Chief Information Officer, Administrative Management Group, U.S. Patent 
and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent on or before June 25, 2009 to Nicholas A. 
Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via e-mail at Nicholas_A_Fraser@omb.eop.gov 
or by fax to (202) 395-5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. 
Fraser.

Susan K. Fawcett,
Records Officer, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
Administrative Management Group.
[FR Doc. E9-12290 Filed 5-22-09; 8:45 am]

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