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
8-8:05 a.m. Introduction and Welcome (Dee Ann Weldon-Wilson, Trademark Public Advisory Committee, Chair)
8:05-8:10 a.m. Opening Remarks (Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO)
8:10-8:40 a.m. Trademark Operations Update (Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks)
8:40-8:50 a.m Policy and International Update (Shira  Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs)
8:50-9:00 a.m. Legislative Update (Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs)
9-9:15 a.m. OCFO Update (Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
9:25-9:50 a.m.

 TTAB Update (Gerard Rogers, Chief Administrative Trademark Judge)

9:50-10:15 a.m.

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

10:15-10:30 a.m. Public Comments
Adjourn Public Meeting

Next Meeting: October 26, 2018 

Speakers:

Andrei Iancu
Andrei Iancu
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Anthony Scardino
Anthony P. Scardino
Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Deputy Director of the USPTO