[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 110 (Monday, June 9, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32924-32925]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-13348]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: 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.

ADDRESSES: 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 protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John T. Lucas at the address listed 
above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.

    Statutory Authority: 42 U.S.C. 5908(a) (b) and (c); 37 CFR Part 
404; 10 CFR Part 784.

    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
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                                                   FY 13 Annual    FY 13 Annual    FY 14 Annual    FY 14 Annual
           No.               Collection title       respondents    burden hours     respondents    burden hours
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1.......................  Invention                          150           1,200             140           1,120
                           Recordkeeping
                           Procedures.
2.......................  Patent License                       3              12               3              12
                           Applications.
3.......................  Patent Certification..             171             513             123             369
4.......................  Invention Disclosures.           1,612          12,896           1,045           8,360
5.......................  Patent Waiver Petition              53           1,060              13             420
                           & Reporting.
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    Totals..............  ......................           1,989          15,681           1,332          10,281
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[FR Doc. 2014-13348 Filed 6-6-14; 8:45 am]
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