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 and watch the public session virtually at the following WebEx link. The TPAC advises the under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and director of the USPTO.

TPAC presentation slides

Please submit questions to tpac@uspto.gov.

Agenda:

Time Activity
1 - 1:05 p.m. Introduction and welcome (Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Elisabeth Escobar)
1:05 - 1:15 p.m. Opening Remarks (Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Andrei Iancu)
1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Trademark Operations Update (Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder)
1:45 - 2 p.m. OCFO Update (Chief Financial Officer Jay Hoffman | Deputy Chief Financial Officer Sean Mildrew)
2 - 2:15 p.m. Legislative Update (Director, Office of Governmental Affairs Branden Ritchie)
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Policy and International Update (Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs Shira  Perlmutter)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
2:40 - 2:55 p.m.

 TTAB Update (Chief Administrative Trademark Judge Gerard Rogers)

2:55 - 3:10 p.m.

OCIO Update (Chief Information Officer Jamie Holcombe /Acting TMNG Portfolio Manager Eunice Wang)

3:10 - 3:20 p.m. Remarks (Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Laura Peter)
3:20 - 3:30 p.m. Public Comments
Adjourn public meeting
Speakers
Andrei Iancu
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Official portrait of Laura Peter
Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO