PPAC Quarterly Meeting - February 14, 2012

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Executive Session 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Time Topic Principal(s)
8:00 - 9:15 Briefing on Agency Pre-Decisional Matters Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
 

Public Session 9:30 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Time Topic Principal(s)
9:30 - 9:35 Call To Order Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
9:35 - 9:45 Session Opening
  • Official Swearing-in
  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
9:45 - 9:55 Patent Remarks Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
9:55 - 10:05 >>>Break<<<
10:05 - 10:15 Legislative: Update Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
10:15 - 10:30 Finance: Update Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
10:30 - 11:00 Operations: Patent Operations Update Andy Faile, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Patents
11:00 -11:20 Update on the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences James Smith, Chief Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
11:20 - 11:40 OCIO Update PE2E Ben Borson, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
11:40 - 12:20 >>>Lunch<<<
12:20 -12:35 Demo on Patent Application Text Initiative (PATI) Fred Schmidt, Associate Commissioner for Patent Information Management (OPIM)
Terrel Morris, Division Head of PE2E Development Division, OPIM
12:35 -12:50 Humanitarian Pilot Edward Elliott, Expert Advisor, Office of Policy and External Affairs
12:50 -1:00 >>>Break<<<
1:00 -1:10 Nationwide Workforce Azam Khan, Deputy Chief of Staff
1:10 -1:20 Telework Enhancement Act Pilot Program Patricia Richter, Chief Administrative Officer
Robert Oberleitner, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents
1:20 -1:35 Process Reviews Brad Huther, Senior Advisor
1:35 -1:45 USPTO Remarks David Kappos, Under Secretary and Director of USPTO
1:45 -2:05 America Invents Act Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
2:05 -2:35 FSA Public Hearing De-Brief/Recap Esther Kepplinger, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
2:35 - 2:50 Follow-Ups/Catch-Up: Ad Hoc Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
2:50 - 3:00 Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks
  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • New Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
3:00 - 3:05 Adjourn Damon C. Matteo, Chairman