PPAC Quarterly Meeting - December 1, 2011

Public Session 8:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

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Time Topic Principal(s)
8:00 - 8:05 Call To Order Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
8:05 - 8:10

Session Opening

  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
8:10 - 8:20 USPTO Opening Remarks David Kappos, Under Secretary and Director of USPTO
8:20 - 8:30 Patent Remarks Peggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
8:30 - 9:00 America Invents Act Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
9:00 - 9:15 Finance: Update Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
9:15 - 9:25 >>> Break <<<
9:25 - 9:35 Legislative: Update Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
9:35 - 9:55 Operations: Patent Operations Update Bruce Kisliuk, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents
9:55 - 10:05 >>> Break <<<
10:05 - 10:25

OCIO Update

PE2E

Ben Borson, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
10:25 - 10:35 Update on the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences James Smith, Chief Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
10:35 - 10:50 Follow-Ups/Catch-Up: Ad Hoc Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
10:50 - 11:00

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • New Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
11:00 - 11:05 Adjourn Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

Executive Session 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Time Topic Principal(s)
12:00 - 1:30 Briefing on Agency Pre-Decisional Matters Damon C. Matteo, Chairman