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PPAC Quarterly Meeting - December 13, 2012

 

501 Dulany Street (Knox Building)
Alexandria, VA 22314
1D70-1D80 (1st Floor Conference Center)

 

WebEx Session

Event Link: PPAC Quarterly Meeting 
Event Number: 993 278 560
Event Password: 123456

Executive Session (closed to the public 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

Time Topic Principal(s)
 8:00 – 9:00  Confidential Discussion of First Inventor to File Proposed Rule

Bob Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel

 9:00 – 10:00  Confidential Update on Draft Presentation on PE2E

John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager, OCIO

 10:00 – 10:30  Confidential Discussion of Potential Strategies for Advising USPTO in 2013

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 10:30 – 11:00  Briefing on USPTO Draft Comments on AIA Technical Corrections Bill

Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs

 11:00 – 12:00 >>> Lunch <<<

 

Public Session (12:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.)

Time Topic Principal(s)
 12:00 – 12:05

 Call To Order

Session Opening

  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 12:05 – 12:15  Patent Remarks

Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents

 12:15 – 12:30  Patent Operations Update

Robert Oberleitner, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents

 12:30 – 12:45  AIA Update

Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy

 12:45 – 12:55  Legislative Update

Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs

 12:55 – 1:10 >>> Break <<<
 1:10 – 1:20  PTAB Update

James Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB

 1:20 – 1:30  Finance Update

Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer

 1:30 – 1:45

Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration
Richard Maulsby, Innovation Development Specialist

 1:45 – 2:00  Deputy Director's Remarks

Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO

 2:00 – 2:15 >>> Break <<<
 2:15 – 3:00   PPAC and the User Community

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 3:00 – 3:15  Discussion/Wrap Up

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 3:15  Adjourn

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 

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