Thursday, February 26, 2015 Executive Session 3:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
|TPAC will hold an executive session to have deliberative discussions on potential recommendations as to future budget planning related to TM fees and USPTO operations. The executive session will also include an ethics briefing for the TPAC members.|
Maury Tepper, Chair
Arthur Warren, Senior Ethics Counsel, Department of Commerce
Public Session 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
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|9:00 - 9:05||Introduction and Welcome to New Members (Maury Tepper, Trademark Public Advisory Committee, Chair)|
|9:05 - 9:15||Comments from the Deputy Director (Michelle K. Lee, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO)|
|9:15 - 9:25|
Legislative Update (Dana Colarulli, Director, Office of Governmental Affairs)
|9:25 - 9:35|
OCFO Update (Anthony Scardino, Chief Financial Officer)
|9:35 - 10:10|
Trademark Operations Update (Mary Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks)
|10:10 - 10:25|
Policy and International Update (Sharon Marsh and Amy Cotton)
|<<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|
Adjourn Public Meeting
Next Meeting: Friday, June 5, 2015