TPAC Meeting


TRADEMARK PUBLIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE AGENDA

USPTO Headquarters
Paris Conference Room
Madison East 2nd Floor
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Public Session 9:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Tuesday, February 5, 2008


9:00 – 9:10
Welcome and Introductions

Jeffrey M. Samuels, Chair

9:10 – 9:30
Remarks by the Deputy Director

Margaret J. A. Peterlin, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

9:30 – 10:00
Review of Trademark Operations

Lynne Beresford, Commissioner for Trademarks

Ronald Williams, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations

10:00 – 10:30
Report of Chief Information Officer

David Freeland, Chief Information Officer

10:30 – 10:45
Break
10:45 – 11:15
Report of Chief Financial Officer

Mark J. Olechowski, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

11:15 – 11:45
Rule Making and Related Legal Matters

Sharon Marsh , Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy

11:45 – 1:00
Lunch
1:00 – 1:30
Remarks by the Director

Jon Dudas, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

1:30 – 2:00
Review of TTAB

David Sams, Chief Administrative Trademark Judge

2:00 – 2:15
Closing Remarks

Jeffrey M. Samuels, Chair