PPAC Quarterly Meeting - July 14, 2011

Public Session 8:00 a.m. - 12:40 p.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 Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO
8:20 - 8:30 Patent Remarks Robert Stoll, Commissioner for Patents
8:30 -8:40 Harmonization Update Al Tramposch, Administrator for Policy and External Affairs
8:40 - 9:25 Legislative: Update Wayne Sobon, PPAC Member
Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
Robert Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel
9:25 - 9:35 >>> Break <<<
9:35 - 9:50 Finance: Update Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Acting)
9:50 - 10:00 Policy: Update Robert Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel
10:00 - 10:15 eMPEP Demonstration Robert Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel
10:15 - 10:35 Operations: Patent Operations Update Peggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
10:35 - 10:50 Telework Legislation Update Patricia Richter, Chief Administrative Officer
10:50 -11:00 >>> Break <<<
11:00 - 11:10 Process: Patent Process Re-Engineering Effort James Dwyer, Assistant Deputy Commissioner
11:10 -11:30

OCIO Update

PE2E

Ben Borson, PPAC Member & Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
11:30 - 11:45 Follow -Ups/Catch-Up: Ad Hoc Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
11:45 - 11:55

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
11:55 - 12:00 Adjourn: Public Session Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
12:00 - 12:40 >>> Lunch Break <<<

 

Executive Session 12:40 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Time Topic Principal(s)
12:40 - 1:40 Consideration of personnel matters and confidential financial information Damon C. Matteo, Chairman