PPAC Quarterly Meeting - February 12, 2014

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

Recorded Webcast of Public Session

Time Topic Principal(s)
11:30 - 11:35 Call To Order Session Opening
•Introductions
•PPAC Remarks
Louis Foreman, PPAC Chairman
11:35 - 11:55 Patent Operations Update Jim Dwyer, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
11:55 - 12:15 Patent Quality Update Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
12:30 - 12:50 International Update Mark Powell, Deputy Commissioner for International Patent Cooperation
12:50 - 1:50 PTAB Update & Discussion James Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB
1:50 - 2:20   >>> Break <<<
2:20 - 3:05 Legislative Update & Discussion Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
3:05 - 3:25 Finance/Budget Update Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
3:25 - 3:45 OCIO/PE2E Update John Owens III, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
3:45 - 4:00 Call Center Update Debbie Stephens, Associate Commissioner for Patent Information Management
4:00 - 4:10 Discussion/Wrap-Up Louis Foreman, PPAC Chairman

Next Meeting: May 22, 2014