Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership
Biotechnology and Chemical Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership Meeting
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Madison Auditorium North
600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, Virginia
The most recent quarterly meeting for the Biotechnology and Chemical Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership was held on March 7, 2007 at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Biotechnology and Chemical Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership is designed and developed to be a forum to share ideas, experiences, and insights between individual users and the USPTO. The USPTO does not intend to use these customer partnership groups to arrive at any consensus. Invitations to participate will indicate that individual opinions are sought, rather than a group consensus and that the meetings are intended to be informal in nature and have varying participants. These customer partnership groups are formed with full recognition of the USPTO's responsibility under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and that these customer partnership groups are not established as FACA compliant committees.
This meeting is also available on-line. Participation is limited to the first 200 individual registrants; so, if you are interested in attending this meeting, please click on the link below to register:
We value our customers in obtaining feedback from individual participants is important in our efforts to continuously improve the quality of our products and services. Your willing participation is helpful in providing us with insights and experiences in this informal process to assist us.
The next meeting of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Biotechnology and Chemical Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership is scheduled for Tuesday, June 13, 2007 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at Auditorium North in Madison Building, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, Virginia.
For information of future meetings and presentations, please go to http://www.cabic.com/bcp/.
Please contact Cecilia Tsang at 571-272-0562, or by fax at 571-273-0562, or email Cecilia.Tsang@uspto.gov to decline or confirm your attendance by June 7, 2007.
Time Morning Session Presenter 9:00-9:20 Greetings and Overview
John LeGuyader, Bruce Kisliuk, Christopher Low, Directors, Technology Center 1600 9:20-10:00 Peer Review Pilot Jack Harvey, Director, TC2100 10:00-10:40 Suite of Products Andy Faile, Director, TC2600 10:40-10:55 Break 10:55-12:00 Restriction Between Product and Process Inventions Bruce Campell, Supervisory Patent Examiner, Art Unit 1648 12:00-1:15 Lunch
Time Afternoon Session Presenter 1:15-2:00 Enablement Issues in the Examination of Antibody Larry Helms, Supervisory Patent Examiner, Art Unit 1643 2:00-2:45 RNAI Patent Space James Schultz, Supervisory Patent Examiner, Art Unit 1635 2:45-3:00 Break 3:00-3:45 Guidance on Routine Optimization Jean Wiz and Dave Nguyen, tQASs, TC1600 3:45-4:00 Closing Remarks/Discussion John LeGuyader, Bruce Kisliuk, Christopher Low, Directors, Technology Center 1600