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PPAC (Patent Public Advisory Committee) Meeting - December 02, 2010

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

 

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Public Meeting Agenda

Time Activity Speaker
10:00 – 10:05 Call To Order: Public Session Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
10:05 – 10:10

Session Opening:

  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
10:10 – 10:25 USPTO Opening Remarks Robert Stoll, Commissioner for Patents
10:25 – 10:45 Finance: Update Anthony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
10:45 – 11:00 Legislative: General Update Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
11:00 – 11:20 Operations: Patent Operations Update Peggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
11:20 – 11:35 Quality Initiative: Update Robert Bahr, Office of the Associate Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
11:35 – 11:50 Patent Litigation: Update Raymond Chen, Solicitor
11:50 –12:20 >>>Lunch Break<<< 
12:20 – 12:35 Process: BPAI Patent Process Re-Engineering Effort Steve Pinkos, PPAC Member
Jay Moore, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
12:35 – 12:55 OCIO: Update & Architecture Ben Borson, PPAC Member & Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
Marti Hearst, Chief IT Strategist
12:55 – 1:10 Follow-Ups/Catch-Up: Ad Hoc Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
1:10 – 1:20

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

  • Annual Report: Wrap-Up & Pointer
  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • Next Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
1:20 – 1:25 Adjourn: Public Session Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

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