Patent Public Advisory Committee meetings

The Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) holds quarterly meetings to review policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees.  

Past events

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Nov 30, 2023 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

The latest news about patent policies, goals, and performance from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

May 18, 2023 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

Discussion and presentation of the USPTO’s proposed setting or adjusting of patent fees pursuant to the USPTO’s fee setting authority and oral testimony provided by members of the public on the proposal.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The latest news about patent policies, goals, and performance from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the patent-related policies, goals, performance, budgets, and user fees of the USPTO.

The latest news about patent policies, goals, and performance from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information on the USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the patent-related policies, goals, performance, budgets, and user fees of the USPTO.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

The latest news about patent policies, goals, and performance from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

The latest news about patent policies, goals, and performance from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The latest news about patent policies, goals, and performance from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The latest news about patent policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The PPAC held a deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Annual ethics briefing and deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The latest news about patent policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Annual ethics briefing and deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

May 7, 2020 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

The PPAC will prepare an annual report on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Aug 8, 2019 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Feb 7, 2019 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

The latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Nov 8, 2018 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

Hear the latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Sep 25, 2018 - Virtual

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Sep 20, 2018 - Virtual

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

PPAC annual report discussion on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Joint Public Advisory Committee executive session to discuss pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

May 3, 2018 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

Hear the latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Feb 1, 2018 - Virtual and Alexandria, VA

Hear the latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Jan 31, 2018 - Alexandria, VA

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Jan 31, 2018 - Alexandria, VA

Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) annual ethics briefing.

Deliberative discussions regarding pre-decisional confidential information of USPTO's strategic planning and operations.

Nov 9, 2017 - Alexandria, VA

Hear the latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Oct 26, 2017 - Virtual

Session 4: The PPAC will prepare an annual report on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Sep 21, 2017 - Virtual

Session 2: The PPAC will prepare an annual report on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Sep 13, 2017 - Virtual

Session 1: The PPAC will prepare an annual report on the policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees of the USPTO.

Aug 3, 2017 - Alexandria, VA

Hear the latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

May 4, 2017 - Alexandria, VA

Hear the latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.

Mar 2, 2017 - Alexandria, VA

Hear the latest news about patents policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees from USPTO leadership.