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PPAC (Patent Public Advisory Committee) Meeting - April 14, 2011

USPTO Headquarters
Global IP Academy (GIPA)
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

 

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Public Session 8:00 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

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 – 8:25 USPTO Opening Remarks Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO
8:25 – 8:35 Patent Remarks: Update Peggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
8:35 – 8:50 Finance: Update Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
8:50 - 9:00 >>> Break <<<
9:00 – 9:15 Legislative: General Update Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
9:15 – 9:35 Policy: Three-Track, 112 & RCE Robert Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel
9:35 – 9:55 Operations: Patent Operations Update Andy Faile, Assistant Deputy Commissioner
9:55 - 10:05 Process: Patent Process Re-Engineering Effort Fred Schmidt, Associate Commissioner for Patent Information Management
James Dwyer, Assistant Deputy Commissioner
10:05 –10:15 >>> Break <<< 
10:15 – 10:35 OCIO: Update Ben Borson, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
10:35 - 10:45 Patent End to End (PE2E) David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
10:45 – 11:15 Independent Inventor Program Richard Maulsby, Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development
John Calvert, Administrator, Inventor Assistance Program
11:15 - 11:55 >>> Lunch Break <<<
11:55 – 12:10 Open Discussion & Public Questions Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
12:10 - 12:25 Follow -Ups/Catch-Up: Ad Hoc Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
12:25 – 12:35

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • Next Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
12:35 – 12:40 Adjourn: Public Session Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

Executive Session 12:40 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Time Topic Principal(s)
12:40 – 2:05 Consideration of personnel, financial, and confidential matters Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

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