PPAC Quarterly Meeting - November 20, 2014

Public Session 9:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
9:00 - 9:05Call To Order Session Opening
•Introductions
•PPAC Remarks
Louis Foreman, PPAC Chair
9:05 - 9:15Opening RemarksMichelle K. Lee, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO
9:15 - 9:45Quality InitiativesPeggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
9:45 - 10:00101 UpdateDrew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
10:00 - 10:30Operations Update and DiscussionAndrew Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
10:30 - 10:45>>> Break <<<
10:45 - 11:00International Update and DiscussionDon Levin, Director, International Patent Business Solutions, Office of International Patent Cooperation
11:00 - 11:15First Inventor to File Roadshow UpdateValencia Martin-Wallace, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
11:15 - 11:45PTAB Update and DiscussionJames Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB
11:45 - 1:00>>> Lunch <<< Luncheon Speaker: Sam Helfgott 
Director of Patents, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP International Patent Activities - A User Perspective 
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 - 1:20Finance/Budget UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
1:20 - 1:40Legislative UpdateDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
1:40 - 2:00OCIO/PE2E UpdateJohn Owens II, Chief Information Officer David Landrith, PE2E Portfolio Manager
2:00 - 2:15Discussion/Wrap-UpLouis Foreman, PPAC Chair

 Next Meeting: February 19, 2015