Request for Information Related to Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge
AGENCY: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.
ACTION: Request for Comments.
SUMMARY: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is requesting information from its stakeholders regarding issues to be discussed in upcoming World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)meetings related to intellectual property, genetic resources, and associated traditional knowledge.
DATES: Submission Deadline Date: To be ensured of consideration, submissions must be received on or before May 23, 2016.
ADDRESSES: Written submissions should be sent by electronic mail over the Internet addressed to: InfoForWIPOIGC@uspto.gov. Submissions may also be submitted by postal mail addressed to: Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450, marked to the attention of Karin Ferriter, Office of Policy and International Affairs. Although submissions may be sent by postal mail, the USPTO prefers to receive submissions by electronic mail message over the Internet because sharing submissions with the public is more easily accomplished.
For more information: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-03-24/html/2016-06681.htm