PPAC Quarterly Meeting - December 13, 2012

Executive Session (closed to the public 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Time Topic Principal(s)
8:00 - 9:00 Confidential Discussion of First Inventor to File Proposed Rule Bob Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel
9:00 - 10:00 Confidential Update on Draft Presentation on PE2E John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager, OCIO
10:00 - 10:30 Confidential Discussion of Potential Strategies for Advising USPTO in 2013 Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
10:30 - 11:00 Briefing on USPTO Draft Comments on AIA Technical Corrections Bill Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
11:00 - 12:00 >>> Lunch <<<
 

Public Session (12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.)

Time Topic Principal(s)
12:00 - 12:05 Call To Order Session Opening
  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
12:05 - 12:15 Patent Remarks Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
12:15 - 12:30 Patent Operations Update Robert Oberleitner, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents
12:30 - 12:45 AIA Update Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
12:45 - 12:55 Legislative Update Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
12:55 - 1:10 >>> Break <<<
1:10 - 1:20 PTAB Update James Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB
1:20 - 1:30 Finance Update Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
1:30 - 1:45 Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration
Richard Maulsby, Innovation Development Specialist
1:45 - 2:00 Deputy Director's Remarks Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO
2:00 - 2:15 >>> Break <<<
2:15 - 3:00 PPAC and the User Community Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
3:00 - 3:15 Discussion/Wrap Up Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
3:15 Adjourn Louis Foreman, PPAC Member