PPAC Quarterly Meeting - December 13, 2012

Executive Session (closed to the public 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
8:00 - 9:00Confidential Discussion of First Inventor to File Proposed RuleBob Bahr, Senior Patent Counsel
9:00 - 10:00Confidential Update on Draft Presentation on PE2EJohn Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager, OCIO
10:00 - 10:30Confidential Discussion of Potential Strategies for Advising USPTO in 2013Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
10:30 - 11:00Briefing on USPTO Draft Comments on AIA Technical Corrections BillDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
11:00 - 12:00>>> Lunch <<<

 

Public Session (12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.)

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
12:00 - 12:05Call To Order Session Opening
  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
12:05 - 12:15Patent RemarksPeggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
12:15 - 12:30Patent Operations UpdateRobert Oberleitner, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents
12:30 - 12:45AIA UpdateDrew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
12:45 - 12:55Legislative UpdateDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
12:55 - 1:10>>> Break <<<
1:10 - 1:20PTAB UpdateJames Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB
1:20 - 1:30Finance UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
1:30 - 1:45Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration
Richard Maulsby, Innovation Development Specialist
1:45 - 2:00Deputy Director's RemarksTeresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO
2:00 - 2:15>>> Break <<<
2:15 - 3:00PPAC and the User CommunityLouis Foreman, PPAC Member
3:00 - 3:15Discussion/Wrap UpLouis Foreman, PPAC Member
3:15AdjournLouis Foreman, PPAC Member