TPAC Quarterly Meeting June 2016

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.

Thursday, June 9 Executive Session 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Activity Speaker
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
TPAC is planning to have deliberative discussions on potential recommendations as to further budget planning related to Trademark fees and USPTO operations, and an analysis of the impact on Trademark reserves. Dee Ann Weldon-Wilson, TPAC Chair

Friday, June 10 Public Session 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

 

Time Activity
9:00 - 9:10 Introduction and Welcome (Dee Ann Weldon-Wilson, Trademark Public Advisory Committee, Chair)
9:10 - 9:15

Comments from the Deputy Director (Russell Slifer, Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO)

9:15 - 9:25

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

9:25 - 9:35 Policy and International Update (Shira  Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs)
9:35 - 10:10

 Trademark Operations Update (Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks)

10:10 - 10:25 OCFO Update (Tony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer)
                                                                  -- 10 Minute Break --
10:35 - 11:10

 TTAB Update (Gerard Rogers, Chief Administrative Judge

11:10 - 11:35

OCIO Update (John Owens, Chief Information Officer / Raj Dolas, TMNG Portfolio Manager)

11:35 - 11:45

Public Comments

Adjourn Public Meeting

 

Speakers:

Portrait of Russell Slifer
Russell Slifer
Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)