Patent Public Advisory Committee Fee Setting Hearing

Agenda

2:00 PM: Welcoming Remarks
Esther M. Kepplinger, Chair, Patent Public Advisory Committee
Dan Lang, Chair, Patent Public Advisory Committee Finance Subcommittee

2:10 PM: General Commentary on USPTO Fee Setting Proposal
Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

2:20 PM: Overview of Fee Adjustment Proposals
Anthony P. Scardino, Chief Financial Officer

2:40 PM: Scheduled Testimony
       2:40 – 2:55 PM Kent D. Murphy
       2:55 – 3:10 PM Kenneth N. Nigon, AIPLA
       3:10 – 3:25 PM Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff, Foley & Lardner LLP

3:25 PM: Open Floor for Unscheduled Testimony

Closing Remarks
Esther M. Kepplinger, Chair, Patent Public Advisory Committee

PPAC Fee Setting Hearing [Video]

 

Speakers:

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Michelle K. Lee
Michelle K. Lee
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)