Trademark Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting

Attend the next quarterly meeting of the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) to learn more about trademark-related policies, goals, performance, budgets, and user fees. Watch the public session virtually on Webex. The TPAC advises the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. The public meeting agenda will be available one week before the scheduled public meeting.

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Agenda (all times are ET)

TimeTopic Principal(s)
1:00-1:05 p.m.Introduction and welcome

Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair, David Cho

1:05-1:20 p.m.Opening remarks

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, Kathi Vidal

1:20-2:00 p.m.

Trademark's management and financial updates 

Commissioner for Trademarks, David Gooder

Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Sean Mildrew

2:00-2:20 p.m.Trademark Operations updates

Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations, Dan Vavonese

2:20-2:40 p.m.Trademark Administration update

Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Administration, Greg Dodson

Group Director for Information Technology, Glen Brown

2:40-2:55 p.m.Trademark Examination Policy updates

Director for Trademark Register Protection, Montia Pressey

2:55-3:15 p.m.Trademark Trial and Appeal Board updates

Chief Administrative Trademark Judge, Gerard Rogers

3:15-3:30 p.m.Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA)

Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs, Mary Critharis

3:30-3:40 p.m.Office of Governmental Affairs (OGA)

Director of Governmental Affairs, Ellen McLaren

3:40-3:45 p.m.NTEU 245

Jay Besch

3:45-3:50 p.m.NTEU 243

Harold Ross

-- Break 5 minutes --
3:55-4:00 p.m.

Questions and adjournment

Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair, David Cho


Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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This event is part of a series: TPAC