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PPAC Quarterly Meeting - May 22, 2014

600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Madison Auditorium North

 

LiveStream Access: PPAC Quarterly Meeting

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

Time

Topic

Principal(s)

9:00 - 9:05

Call To Order Session Opening
•Introductions
•PPAC Remarks

Louis Foreman, PPAC Chair

9:05 - 9:15

Opening Remarks

Michelle K. Lee, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO

9:15 - 10:05

Patent Quality Composite Measure

Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy

10:05 - 10:55

Optimal Pendency Levels

Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration

10:55 - 11:10 >>> Break <<<

11:10 - 11:40

International Update and Discussion

Overview of USPTO’s IP Attaché Program

Mark Powell, Deputy Commissioner for International Patent Cooperation

Dominic Keating, Director, IP Attaché Program

11:40 - 12:10 PTAB Update and Discussion James Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB
12:10 - 1:40

>>> Lunch <<<

Luncheon Speaker: Tom Krause, Deputy Solicitor

1:40 - 2:00

Finance/Budget Update

Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
2:00 - 2:25 Legislative Update and Discussion Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs

2:25 - 2:45

OCIO Update/PE2E

John Owens II, Chief Information Officer

David Landrith, Portfolio Manager

2:45 - 2:55 Call Centers Update Debbie Stephens, Associate Commissioner for Patent Information Management
2:55 - 3:00 Discussion/Wrap-Up Louis Foreman, PPAC Chair

 

Executive Session (3:05 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Time

Topic

Principal(s)

 3:05 - 3:30 Discussion of personnel matters (travel by individual PPAC members and applicable travel procedures). Maria Sullivan, Office of Finance

Next Meeting: Thursday August 14, 2014

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