PPAC Quarterly Meeting - May 16, 2013

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

Recorded WebCast of Public Session

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
9:30 - 9:35Call To Order
Session Opening
  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Louis Foreman, PPAC Member
9:35 - 9:50Opening RemarksTeresa Stanek Rea, Acting Under Secretary and Acting Director of the USPTO
9:50 - 10:10Patent Operations UpdateJim Dwyer, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
10:10 - 10:40Legislative UpdateDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
10:40 - 10:55>>> Break <<<
10:55 - 11:40RCE OutreachAndy Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
11:40 - 12:45>>> Lunch <<<
12:45 - 1:15Patent QualityDrew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
1:15 - 1:45Finance/Budget Update/SequestrationTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
1:45 - 2:00>>> Break <<<
2:00 - 2:30OCIO/PE2EJohn Owens, Chief Information Officer David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
2:30 - 3:00InternationalBruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration
3:00 - 3:15Closing RemarksPeggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
3:15 - 3:30Discussion/Wrap-UpLouis Foreman, PPAC Member
3:30AdjournLouis Foreman, PPAC Member

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 2013