Attend the Trademark Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting

Attend the next quarterly meeting of 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.

TPAC presentation slides

Agenda:

Time Activity
9-9:05 a.m. Introduction and welcome (Trademark Public Advisory Committee Vice Chair Elisabeth Escobar)
9:05-9:10 a.m. Opening Remarks (Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO Laura Peter)
9:10-9:40 a.m. Trademark Operations Update (Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison)
9:40-9:50 a.m. Policy and International Update (Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs Shira  Perlmutter)
9:50-10:00 a.m. Legislative Update (Director, Office of Governmental Affairs Branden Ritchie)
10:00-10:15 a.m. OCFO Update (Acting Chief Financial Officer Sean Mildrew)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
10:25-10:50 a.m.

 TTAB Update (Chief Administrative Trademark Judge Gerard Rogers)

10:50-11:15 a.m.

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

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