TPAC Quarterly Meeting

The Trademark Public Advisory Committee reviews the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) with respect to trademarks, and will advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO on these matters.

 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Public Session

 

Time Activity
9:00 - 9:05 Introduction and Welcome (Dee Ann Weldon-Wilson, Trademark Public Advisory Committee, Chair)
9:05 - 9:10 Opening Remarks (Joseph Matal, Performing the non-exclusive duties and functions of the USPTO Director)
9:10 - 9:20

Policy and International Update (Shira  Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs)

9:20 - 9:30

Legislative Update (Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs)

9:30 - 10:00 Trademark Operations Update (Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks)
10:00 - 10:15

OCFO Update (Mark Krieger, Acting Deputy CFO)

                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
10:25 - 10:50

 TTAB Update (Gerard Rogers, Chief Administrative Judge)

10:50 - 11:15

OCIO Update (John Owens, Chief Information Officer / Robert Harris, Acting TMNG Portfolio Manager)

11:15 - 11:30 Public Comments
Adjourn Public Meeting

Speakers:

Joe Matal portrait
Joseph Matal
Performing the Functions and Duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Anthony P. Scardino
Anthony P. Scardino
Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Deputy Director of the USPTO