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 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 quarterly meeting video

Agenda (all times are ET):

1-1:05 p.m.Introduction and welcome
  • Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Chris Kelly
1:05-1:15 p.m.Opening remarks
  • Performing the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Drew Hirshfeld
1:15-1:25 p.m.Trademarks business performance
  • Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder
1:25-1:40 p.m.Trademarks financial performance
  • Chief Financial Officer Jay Hoffman
1:40-2:20 p.m.

Trademarks FY2021 priorities

  • Combating the surge
  • Trademark Modernization Act implementation update
  • Register protection update
  • IT modernization update
  • Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder
  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations Dan Vavonese
  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy Amy Cotton​​​​
  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Administration Greg Dodson
2:30-2:45 p.m.OCIO update
  • Chief Information Officer Jamie Holcombe
  • Acting Trademarks Product Line Manager Osman Turan
2:45-3 p.m.Legislative update
  • Acting Director, Office of Governmental Affairs Kimberley Alton
3-3:15 p.m.Policy and International update
  • Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs Mary Critharis
3:15-3:30 p.m. TTAB update
  • Chief Administrative Trademark Judge Gerard Rogers
3:30-4 p.m.

Public Comments / Adjourn public meeting

  • Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Christopher Kelly
This event is part of a series: TPAC