PPAC Quarterly Meeting - February 12, 2014

Public Session 11:30 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Recorded Webcast of Public Session

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
11:30 - 11:35Call To Order Session Opening
•Introductions
•PPAC Remarks
Louis Foreman, PPAC Chairman
11:35 - 11:55Patent Operations UpdateJim Dwyer, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
11:55 - 12:15Patent Quality UpdateDrew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
12:30 - 12:50International UpdateMark Powell, Deputy Commissioner for International Patent Cooperation
12:50 - 1:50PTAB Update & DiscussionJames Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB
1:50 - 2:20  >>> Break <<<
2:20 - 3:05Legislative Update & DiscussionDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
3:05 - 3:25Finance/Budget UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
3:25 - 3:45OCIO/PE2E UpdateJohn Owens III, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
3:45 - 4:00Call Center UpdateDebbie Stephens, Associate Commissioner for Patent Information Management
4:00 - 4:10Discussion/Wrap-UpLouis Foreman, PPAC Chairman

Next Meeting: May 22, 2014