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]