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PPAC Quarterly Meeting - September 27, 2012

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

 

WebEx Session

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Executive Session (closed to the public 8:15 - 9:15 a.m.)

Time Topic Principal(s)
 8:15 – 9:15
  • Confidential - 2014 Budget Formulation
  • Confidential - Policy and Personnel Discussion

Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

Public Session (9:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Time Topic Principal(s)
 9:45 – 9:50

 Call To Order

 Session Opening

  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks

Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 9:50 – 10:00  Patent Remarks

Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents

 10:00 – 10:15  Patent Operations

Andy Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations

 10:15 – 10:30  AIA Update

Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
Michelle Lee, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead

 10:30 – 10:45 >>> Break <<<
 10:45 – 11:00  Petitions Update

Tony Knight, Director, Office of Petitions.
Ben Borson, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead

 11:00 – 11:20  101/112 Training

Ray Chen, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor
Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
Ben Borson, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead

 11:20 – 11:40  Discussion

 Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 11:40 – 12:40 >>> Lunch <<<
 12:40 – 12:55  PTAB Update

James Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB

 12:55 - 1:10

 OCIO Update

 PE2E Update

John Owens, Chief Information Officer
Wayne Sobon, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead

 1:10 – 1:25  Legislative Update

Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
Michelle Lee, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead

 1:25 – 1:35  Discussion

 Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 1:35 – 1:50 >>> Break <<< 
 1:50 – 2:10  Finance Update

Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
Esther Kepplinger, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead

 2:10 – 2:30

 International

Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration
Mark Powell, TC Director
Steve Miller, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead

 2:30 – 2:50  Director's Remarks

David Kappos, Under Secretary and Director of the USPTO

 2:50 – 3:00  Discussion/Wrap Up

 Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 3:00  Adjourn

 Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

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