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.

 

Agenda:

Time Activity
9-9:05 a.m. Introduction and Welcome (Dee Ann Weldon-Wilson, Trademark Public Advisory Committee, Chair)
9:05-9:10 a.m. Opening Remarks (Joseph Matal, Performing the non-exclusive duties and functions of the USPTO Director)
9:10-9:40 a.m. Trademark Operations Update (Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks)
9:40-9:50 a.m.

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

9:50-10:00 a.m. Policy and International Update (Shira  Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs)
10-10:15 a.m. OCFO Update (Tony Scardino, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting USPTO Deputy Director)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
10:25-10:50 a.m.

 TTAB Update (Gerard Rogers, Chief Administrative Trademark Judge)

10:50-11:15 a.m.

OCIO Update (David Chiles, Acting Chief Information Officer / Robert Harris, Acting TMNG Portfolio Manager)

11:15-11:30 a.m. Public Comments
Adjourn Public Meeting

 Next Meeting: May 4, 2018

Speakers:

Joe Matal portrait
Joseph Matal
Acting Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Acting Solicitor
Anthony Scardino
Anthony P. Scardino
Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Deputy Director of the USPTO