Attend the Trademark Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting

Attend the next quarterly meeting of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) for a review of policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees. You can attend the public session at the USPTO’s Alexandria campus or watch the meeting online. The TPAC advises the under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and director of the USPTO.

Livestream

Agenda:

Time Activity
9-9:05 a.m. Introduction and Welcome (Bill Barber, Trademark Public Advisory Committee, Chair)
9:05-9:10 a.m. Opening remarks (Laura Peter, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO)
9:10-9:40 a.m. Trademark operations update (Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks)
9:40-9:50 a.m. Policy and international update (Shira  Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs)
9:50-10:00 a.m. Legislative update (Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs)
10:00-10:15 a.m. OCFO update (Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
10:25-10:50 a.m.

 TTAB update (Gerard Rogers, Chief Administrative Trademark Judge)

10:50-11:15 a.m.

OCIO update (Jamie Holcombe, Chief Information Officer / Robert Harris, Acting TMNG Portfolio Manager)

11:15-11:30 a.m. Public comments
Adjourn public meeting
Speakers
Official portrait of Laura Peter
Laura A. Peter
Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO