PPAC Quarterly Meeting - April 14, 2011

Public Session 8:00 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

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TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
8:00 - 8:05Call To OrderDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
8:05 - 8:10

Session Opening

  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
8:10 - 8:25USPTO Opening RemarksTeresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO
8:25 - 8:35Patent Remarks: UpdatePeggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
8:35 - 8:50Finance: UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
8:50 - 9:00>>> Break <<<
9:00 - 9:15Legislative: General UpdateDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
9:15 - 9:35Policy: Three-Track, 112 & RCERobert Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel
9:35 - 9:55Operations: Patent Operations UpdateAndy Faile, Assistant Deputy Commissioner
9:55 - 10:05Process: Patent Process Re-Engineering EffortFred Schmidt, Associate Commissioner for Patent Information Management
James Dwyer, Assistant Deputy Commissioner
10:05 -10:15>>> Break <<<
10:15 - 10:35OCIO: UpdateBen Borson, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
10:35 - 10:45Patent End to End (PE2E)David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
10:45 - 11:15Independent Inventor ProgramRichard Maulsby, Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development
John Calvert, Administrator, Inventor Assistance Program
11:15 - 11:55>>> Lunch Break <<<
11:55 - 12:10Open Discussion & Public QuestionsDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
12:10 - 12:25Follow -Ups/Catch-Up: Ad HocDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
12:25 - 12:35

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • Next Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
12:35 - 12:40Adjourn: Public SessionDamon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

Executive Session 12:40 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
12:40 - 2:05Consideration of personnel, financial, and confidential mattersDamon C. Matteo, Chairman