PPAC Quarterly Meeting - May 16, 2013

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

Recorded WebCast of Public Session

Time Topic Principal(s)
9:30 - 9:35 Call To Order
Session Opening
  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
9:35 - 9:50 Opening Remarks Teresa Stanek Rea, Acting Under Secretary and Acting Director of the USPTO
9:50 - 10:10 Patent Operations Update Jim Dwyer, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
10:10 - 10:40 Legislative Update Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
10:40 - 10:55 >>> Break <<<
10:55 - 11:40 RCE Outreach Andy Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
11:40 - 12:45 >>> Lunch <<<
12:45 - 1:15 Patent Quality Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
1:15 - 1:45 Finance/Budget Update/Sequestration Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
1:45 - 2:00 >>> Break <<<
2:00 - 2:30 OCIO/PE2E John Owens, Chief Information Officer David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
2:30 - 3:00 International Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration
3:00 - 3:15 Closing Remarks Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
3:15 - 3:30 Discussion/Wrap-Up Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
3:30 Adjourn Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 2013