USPTO Semiconductor Customer Partnership Meeting October 15, 2002

Technology Center 2800 to hold Semiconductor Customer Partnership Meeting. Technology Center 2800 will hold Semiconductor Customer Partnership Meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 9:00 AM to noon in the Crystal Park 1, Suite 819, located at 2011 Crystal Drive in Arlington.

The meeting is designed to provide forum for continued exchange of ideas toward improving the quality and timeliness of the examination process.

To attend the meeting or for more information, please contact Tom Thomas ( at (703) 308-2772.

9:00Opening RemarksSharon Gibson
Director, TC 2800
9:30The 21st Century Strategic Plan and Examination QualityAllen MacDonald
Director, TC 2100
10:00Patenting Process: A Corporate Customer's PerspectiveEric B. Janofsky
Marvell Semiconductor
10:45Appeal Conference UpdateArthur Grimley
Technology Center 2800
11:05Update on Standard Setting, Patent Pooling, and Other Practical Business MattersStephen B. Parker
Hogan & Hartson, LLP
11:25Patenting Priorities for Start-up CompaniesLeon Radomsky
Foley & Lardner
11:45USPTO-EPO Classification Harmonization UpdateOlik Chaudhuri
Technology Center 2800