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.

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TPAC Presentation

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1-1:05 p.m.Introduction and welcome (Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Elisabeth Escobar)
1:05-1:10 p.m.Swearing-In of new member and presentation to outgoing members (Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Andrei Iancu)
1:10 – 1:20 p.m.Opening Remarks (Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Laura Peter)

1:20 – 2 p.m.

Trademark Operations Update (Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder)

2 – 2:15 p.m.

OCFO Update (Chief Financial Officer Jay Hoffman)

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Policy and International Update (Senior Counsel for Trademarks Amy Cotton)
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.Legislative Update (Director, Office of Governmental Affairs Branden Ritchie | Deputy Director, Office of Governmental Affairs Kimberley Alton)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
2:55 - 3:10 p.m.TTAB Update (Chief Administrative Trademark Judge Gerard Rogers)
3:10 - 3:25 p.m.OCIO Update (Chief Information Officer Jamie Holcombe | Acting TMNG Portfolio Manager Eunice Wang)

3:25 – 3:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks (Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder)

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Public Comments
Adjourn public meeting
This event is part of a series: TPAC