PPAC Quarterly Meeting - February 14, 2012

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Executive Session 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

8:00 - 9:15Briefing on Agency Pre-Decisional MattersDamon C. Matteo, Chairman


Public Session 9:30 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

9:30 - 9:35Call To OrderDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
9:35 - 9:45Session Opening
  • Official Swearing-in
  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
9:45 - 9:55Patent RemarksPeggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
9:55 - 10:05>>>Break<<<
10:05 - 10:15Legislative: UpdateDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
10:15 - 10:30Finance: UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
10:30 - 11:00Operations: Patent Operations UpdateAndy Faile, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Patents
11:00 -11:20Update on the Board of Patent Appeals and InterferencesJames Smith, Chief Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
11:20 - 11:40OCIO Update PE2EBen Borson, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
11:40 - 12:20>>>Lunch<<<
12:20 -12:35Demo on Patent Application Text Initiative (PATI)Fred Schmidt, Associate Commissioner for Patent Information Management (OPIM)
Terrel Morris, Division Head of PE2E Development Division, OPIM
12:35 -12:50Humanitarian PilotEdward Elliott, Expert Advisor, Office of Policy and External Affairs
12:50 -1:00>>>Break<<<
1:00 -1:10Nationwide WorkforceAzam Khan, Deputy Chief of Staff
1:10 -1:20Telework Enhancement Act Pilot ProgramPatricia Richter, Chief Administrative Officer
Robert Oberleitner, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents
1:20 -1:35Process ReviewsBrad Huther, Senior Advisor
1:35 -1:45USPTO RemarksDavid Kappos, Under Secretary and Director of USPTO
1:45 -2:05America Invents ActJanet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
2:05 -2:35FSA Public Hearing De-Brief/RecapEsther Kepplinger, PPAC Member &
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
2:35 - 2:50Follow-Ups/Catch-Up: Ad HocDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
2:50 - 3:00Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks
  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • New Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
3:00 - 3:05AdjournDamon C. Matteo, Chairman