Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) Meeting - Feb 11, 2010

 

USPTO Headquarters
Paris Conference Room
Madison East 2nd Floor
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Meeting Agenda (Draft) - Public Session 8:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. (ET)

TimeActivitySpeaker
8:00 – 8:05Call to OrderDamon Matteo, Chairman
8:05 – 8:15

Introductions:

  • New PPAC Members
  • Returning PPAC Members
  • Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO
Damon Matteo, Chairman
8:15 – 8:30General Remarks & ImpressionsSharon Barner, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO
8:30 – 9:00USPTO draft Strategic Plan
2010-2015
Sharon Barner, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO
9:00 – 9:15General Remarks & ImpressionsRobert Stoll, Commissioner for Patents
9:15 – 9:30Legislative UpdateDana Colarulli, Office of Governmental Affairs
9:30 – 10:00Financial Update & Fee ProjectMark Olechowski, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
10:00 –10:15>>>Break<<< 
10:15 – 10:30International: Work-Sharing Update & Status of Foundation ProjectsMark Powell, Patent Group Director
Dave Talbott, Patent Group Director
10:30 – 10:45Policy:  Wyeth-v-Kappos ImplicationsBob Bahr, Acting Associate Commissioner  for Patent Examination Policy
Ray Chen, Solicitor
10:45 – 11:00Patent Operations UpdatePeggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
11:00 – 11:10Count System/Goal Study: AKA Internal Re-EngineeringPeggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
Robert Budens, President, POPA
11:10 – 11:40Patent Initiatives Peggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
11:40 – 12:00Quality: Update & Initiatives Including Federal Register NoticeMarc Adler, PPAC Member
Bob Bahr, Acting Associate Commissioner  for Patent Examination Policy
12:00 –12:10>>>Break<<< 
12:10 – 12:50 LUNCH SPEAKER
12:50 – 1:10Open Field 
1:10 – 1:30PPAC Objectives & Priorities 
1:30 – 2:00Ad Hoc Follow-Ups/Catch-Up 
2:00 – 2:10

Next Steps Discussion:

  1. Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  2. New Topics
  3. Teaming Discussion
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
2:10 – 2:15Closing Remarks & AdjournDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
2:15 – 3:30 Executive Session