PPAC Quarterly Meeting - September 27, 2012

Recorded Webcast of Public Session

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Executive Session (closed to the public 8:15 - 9:15 a.m.)

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
8:15 - 9:15
  • Confidential - 2014 Budget Formulation
  • Confidential - Policy and Personnel Discussion
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman

 

Public Session (9:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

TimeTopicPrincipal(s)
9:45 - 9:50Call To Order Session Opening
  • Introductions
  • PPAC Remarks
Damon C. Matteo, Chairman
9:50 - 10:00Patent RemarksPeggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
10:00 - 10:15Patent OperationsAndy Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
10:15 - 10:30AIA UpdateDrew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
Michelle Lee, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead
10:30 - 10:45>>> Break <<<
10:45 - 11:00Petitions UpdateTony Knight, Director, Office of Petitions.
Ben Borson, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead
11:00 - 11:20101/112 TrainingRay Chen, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor
Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
Ben Borson, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead
11:20 - 11:40DiscussionDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
11:40 - 12:40>>> Lunch <<<
12:40 - 12:55PTAB UpdateJames Smith, Chief Judge, PTAB
12:55 - 1:10OCIO Update PE2E UpdateJohn Owens, Chief Information Officer
Wayne Sobon, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead
1:10 - 1:25Legislative UpdateDana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs
Michelle Lee, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead
1:25 - 1:35DiscussionDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
1:35 - 1:50>>> Break <<<
1:50 - 2:10Finance UpdateTony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer
Esther Kepplinger, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead
2:10 - 2:30InternationalBruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration
Mark Powell, TC Director
Steve Miller, PPAC Sub-Committee Lead
2:30 - 2:50Director's RemarksDavid Kappos, Under Secretary and Director of the USPTO
2:50 - 3:00Discussion/Wrap UpDamon C. Matteo, Chairman
3:00AdjournDamon C. Matteo, Chairman