PPAC Quarterly Meeting - December 1, 2011

Public Session 8:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.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 - 8:20USPTO Opening RemarksDavid Kappos, Under Secretary and Director of USPTO
8:20 - 8:30Patent RemarksPeggy Focarino, Deputy Commissioner for Patents
8:30 - 9:00America Invents ActJanet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
9:00 - 9:15Finance UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
9:15 - 9:25>>> Break <<<
9:25 - 9:35Legislative: UpdateDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
9:35 - 9:55Operations: Patent Operations UpdateBruce Kisliuk, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents
9:55 - 10:05>>> Break <<<
10:05 - 10:25

OCIO Update

PE2E

Ben Borson, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
10:25 - 10:35Update on the Board of Patent Appeals and InterferencesJames Smith, Chief Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
10:35 - 10:50Follow-Ups/Catch-Up: Ad HocDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
10:50 - 11:00

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • New Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
11:00 - 11:05AdjournDamon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

Executive Session 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
12:00 - 1:30Briefing on Agency Pre-Decisional MattersDamon C. Matteo, Chairman