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Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) Meeting - June 18, 2009

USPTO Headquarters
Madison North Auditorium
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Meeting Agenda - Public Session 11:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. (EST)

Time Activity Speaker
11:00 – 11:05 Call to Order Damon Matteo, Acting Chairman
11:05 – 11:30 Acting Under Secretary’s Remarks 
Key Issues Affecting the USPTO
John Doll, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
11:30 – 11:45 Financial Update
Fee Project
Mark Olechowski, Acting Chief Financial Officer
11:45 – 12:05 Legislative Update Jefferson Taylor, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
12:05 – 12:20 OCIO Roadmap Update John Owens II, Chief Information Officer
12:20 –12:40 Break  
12:40 – 1:10 Definition of Quality Marc Adler, Member 
Andrew Hirshfeld, Acting Deputy
Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
1:10 – 1:40 Quality/Efficiency Initiatives Peggy Focarino, Acting Commissioner for Patents
1:40 – 1:55 International Worksharing Update
Status of Foundation Projects
Mark Powell, Director, Technology Center 2600
1:55 – 2:15 CPIO Initiative Barry Hudson, Acting CPIO
2:15 – 5:00 Executive Session of the PPAC  
United States Patent and Trademark Office
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