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PPAC Quarterly Meeting - March 14, 2013

 

600 Dulany Street (Madison Building)
Alexandria, VA 22314
(Madison Auditorium South)

 

WebEx Session

Event Link: PPAC Quarterly Meeting 
Event Number: 398 904 885
Event Password: 123456

Recorded Webcast of Public Session

Public Session (9:00 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.)

 

Time

Topic

Principal(s)

 9:00 – 9:05

Call To Order
Session Opening

  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 9:05 – 9:15

Opening Remarks

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

 9:15 – 9:35

Patent Operations Update

Valencia Martin-Wallace, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations

 9:35 – 9:55

AIA Update

Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator

 9:55 – 10:15

Legislative Update

Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs

10:15 – 10:30

>>> Break <<<

10:30 – 11:00

RCE Outreach

Andy Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations

11:00 – 11:10

Software Roundtable Update

Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy

11:10 – 11:40

Quality Composite Matrix

Marty Rater, Statistician, Office of Patent Quality Assurance

11:40 – 12:40

>>> Lunch <<<

12:40 – 1:10

Open Discussion on Patent Quality

Peter Thurlow, PPAC Member

1:10 – 1:25

Open Discussion on PTAB

James Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB

1:25 – 1:40

Finance/Budget Update/Sequestration

Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer

1:40 – 2:00

Discussion/Wrap-Up

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 2:00 – 2:10

Closing Remarks

Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents

           2:10

Adjourn

Louis Foreman, PPAC Member

 

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