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Trademark Public Advisory Committee Meeting - November 18, 2011

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

 

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November 17, 2011 - Executive Session 3:00 - 4:00pm (EST)

Activity Speaker
The TPAC will vote to hold an executive session if one is deemed necessary. Topics discussed during the executive session will be limited to the consideration of personnel, confidential and/or privileged information in preparation for the public meeting. Maury M. Tepper, III, Chair

 

November 18 - Public Session 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (EST)

Related Documents:

Time Activity
9:00 – 9:05 Introduction and comments (Maury Tepper)
9:05 – 9:20

CFO Update (Anthony Scardino)

  • budget update
  • changes under America Invents Act, review of performance compared to budget
9:20 – 9:55

Trademark Operations Update (Debbie Cohn)

  • current performance measures and 2011 results, roundtable on legal education, current outreach efforts
  • changes to email notices of publication and other TEAS updates
  • summary of Trademark     Expo, Trilateral Meeting in December
9:55 – 10:15

International and Policy Update (Sharon Marsh)

  • rule changes for post-registration exam
<<10 Minute Break>>
10:25 – 11:00

TTAB Update (Gerard Rogers)

  • review of TTAB performance statistics, staffing and hiring, recent roundtable on performance metrics
11:00 - 11:15

Legislative Update (Dana Colarulli)

  • implementing America Invents Act
  • rogue web sites bill, other legislation
11:15 – 11:45

OCIO Update (John Owens)

  • status of TMNG, “fixing” XSearch and FAST, and rollout of ULPs, availability of systems
11:45 – 11:55

Public comments

Adjourn public meeting

 

November 18, 2011 - Executive Session 12:00 - 12:30pm (EST)

Activity Speaker
The TPAC will vote to hold an executive session if one is deemed necessary.  Topics discussed during the executive session will be limited to the consideration of personnel and confidential information arising from public meeting, or to TPAC administrative matters. Maury M. Tepper, III, Chair

 

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