[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 132 (Monday, July 12, 2010)]
[Page 39701]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16880]



U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Agency Information Collection Activities: Regulations Relating to 
Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing information collection: 1651-0123.


SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of 
Homeland Security will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: 
Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and 
Copyrights (Part 133 of the Customs Regulations). This is a proposed 
extension of an information collection that was previously approved. 
CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no 
change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain 
comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed 
information collection was previously published in the Federal Register 
(75 FR 24731) on May 5, 2010, allowing for a 60-day comment period. One 
comment was received. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for 
public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 11, 

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to [email protected] or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit 
written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing 
information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act 
(Pub. L. 104-13). Your comments should address one of the following 
four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/
component, including whether the information will have practical 
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of 
the burden of The proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those 
who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other 
forms of information.
    Title: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of 
Trademark and Copyrights (Part 133 of the Customs Regulations).
    OMB Number: 1651-0123.
    Form Number: None.
    Abstract: In accordance with 19 CFR part 133, trademark and trade 
name owners and those claiming copyright protection may submit 
information to CBP to enable CBP officers to identify violating 
articles at the borders. In addition, parties seeking to have 
merchandise excluded from entry must provide proof to CBP of the 
validity of the rights they seek to protect. The information collected 
by CBP is used to identify infringing goods at the borders and 
determine if such goods infringe on intellectual property rights for 
which federal law provides import protection. Respondents may submit 
their information to CBP electronically at https://apps.cbp.gov/e-recordations/, or they may submit their information on paper in 
accordance with 19 CFR 133.2 and 133.3 for trademarks, or 19 CFR 133.32 
and 133.33 for copyrights.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses and Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,000.
    If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 
9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, at 202-325-0265.

    Dated: July 6, 2010 .
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2010-16880 Filed 7-9-10; 8:45 am]