Trademark Public Advisory Committee 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 advises 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 (Bill Barber, Trademark Public Advisory Committee, Chair)
9:05-9:30 a.m. Opening Remarks and Swearing In of New Members (Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary and Director of the USPTO)
9:30-9:35 a.m. Brief Remarks (Laura Peter, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO
9:35-10 a.m. Trademark Operations Update (Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks)
10-10:10 a.m Policy and International Update (Shira  Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs)
10:10-10:20 a.m. Legislative Update (Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs)
10:20-10:30 a.m. OCFO Update (Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
10:40-11 a.m.

 TTAB Update (Gerard Rogers, Chief Administrative Trademark Judge)

11-11:15 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

Speakers:

Andrei Iancu
Andrei Iancu
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Official portrait of Laura Peter
Laura A. Peter
Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO