TPAC (Trademark Public Advisory Committee) Meeting - Feb 25, 2010
Paris Conference Room
Madison East 2nd Floor
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
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- 2010 TM Performance Plan [doc]
- 2010 TM Performance Plan Q1 - Page 2 [doc]
- TTAB Statistics [doc]
- Trademark Fee Cost Analysis Status Update [ppt]
- OCIO Status Report [ppt]
Meeting Agenda - Public Session 9:00 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. (EST)
Please note that TPAC has asked that all presentations be submitted in writing at least two weeks prior to this meeting. Thus, each item below is intended to be for discussion, asking questions and public comments rather than for presentation of information that can be submitted in writing in advance. Opening comments by the featured speaker(s) should not exceed one-fifth of the allotted time.
|9:00 – 9:05||Introduction and comments by TPAC Chair.|
|9:05 – 9:15||Welcome and brief comments by USPTO Leadership.|
|9:15 – 9:45||Presentation from USPTO Leadership on draft USPTO Five-Year Strategic Plan and discussion thereof, focusing on issues of importance to trademarks.|
|9:45 – 10:05||
Report on Financial Status of the USPTO.
|10:05 – 10:15||
Report from and Discussion with the USPTO Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
|10:15 – 10:20||>>Break<<|
|10:20 – 11:10||
Discussion with TTAB Judge Gerard Rogers regarding TTAB matters.
|11:10 – 11:15||>>Break<<|
|11:15 – 12:05||
Discussion with Trademarks Commissioner Lynne Beresford about:
|12:05 – 12:10||>>Break<<|
|12:10 – 12:40||
Discussion with the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
After this public meeting, TPAC anticipates having a post-lunch TPAC-only executive session in the afternoon to discuss any personnel, privileged and/or confidential matters. After than, TPAC anticipates have a working-session public meeting to work on issues such as scheduling of upcoming telephonic and in-person meetings, identification of to-do items for TPAC members and identification of issues to address in the future.