[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 194 (Monday, October 7, 2002)]
[Page 62444]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-25475]



Patent and Trademark Office

[Docket No. 2002-C-007]

Final United States Patent and Trademark Office Information 
Quality Guidelines

AGENCY: Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability.


SUMMARY: This document announces the availability of the agency's final 
information quality guidelines that ensure and maximize the quality, 
objectivity, utility, and integrity of information disseminated by the 
agency. These guidelines also detail the administrative mechanism 
developed by the USPTO to allow affected persons to seek and obtain 
appropriate correction of information maintained and disseminated by 
the agency that does not comply with the OMB or the agency guidelines. 
This notice of availability and these guidelines are required by 
section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act 
for FY 2001 (Public Law 106-554) and the OMB information quality 
guidelines published in the Federal Register on January 3, 2002 (67 FR 
369-378); corrected on February 5, 2002 (67 FR 5365); and reprinted in 
their entirety February 22, 2002 (67 FR 8451-8460).

ADDRESSES: The final USPTO information quality guidelines are available 
on the USPTO Web site in the News & Notices section, http://www.uspto.gov/main/newsandnotices.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Cox, Director, Office of 
Electronic Information Products, [email protected] (703) 306-2606; or 
Christopher Leithiser, Information Products Division, 
[email protected] (703) 306-2622.

    Dated: September 30, 2002.
Jon W. Dudas,
Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting 
Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 02-25475 Filed 10-4-02; 8:45 am]