PPAC Quarterly Meeting - September 1, 2011

Public Session 9:00 - 11:45 a.m.

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TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
9:00 - 9:05Call To OrderDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
9:05 - 9:10

Session Opening

  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
9:10 - 9:20USPTO Opening RemarksTeresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of USPTO
9:20 - 9:30Patent RemarksRobert Stoll, Commissioner for Patents
9:30 - 9:45Legislative: UpdateWayne Sobon, PPAC Member
Tom Stoll, Congressional Affairs Specialist
9:45 - 10:00Finance: UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
10:00 - 10:30America Invents ActJanet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
Azam Khan, Deputy Chief of Staff
10:30 - 10:40>>> Break <<<
10:40 - 11:00OCIO Update
PE2E
Ben Borson, PPAC Member
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
John Owens, Chief Information Officer
David Landrith, Portfolio Manager
11:00 - 11:15Update on the Board of Patent Appeals and InterferencesJames Smith, Chief Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
11:15 - 11:30Follow-Ups/Catch-Up: Ad HocDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
11:30 - 11:40

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

  • Agenda Topic Follow-Ups
  • New Topics
  • New Steps
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
11:40 - 11:45AdjournDamon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

Executive Session 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
12:00 - 12:30Briefing on Agency Pre-Decisional MattersDamon C. Matteo, Chairman