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. You can watch the public session virtually at the following WebEx link. The TPAC advises the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. 

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Agenda (all times are ET)

11-11:05 a.m.Introduction and welcome
  • Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Susan Natland
11:05-11:20 a.m.Trademarks management report
  • Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder
11:20-11:35 a.m.Trademarks financial performance
  • Chief Financial Officer Jay Hoffman
11:35-11:50 a.m.Trademarks FY2022 priorities update
  • Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder
11:50 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.Trademarks operations update
  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations Dan Vavonese
12:05-12:35 p.m.Trademarks examination policy update
  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy Amy Cotton
12:35-12:50 p.m.Trademarks administration update
  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Administration Greg Dodson
-- 10 minute break --
1-1:15 p.m.Office of the Chief Information Officer update
  • Chief Information Officer Jamie Holcombe
  • Trademarks Product Line Manager Lisa Hilton
1:15-1:30 p.m.Office of Policy and International Affairs update
  • Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs Mary Critharis
  • Senior Trademark Counsel for International Policy Nancy Omelko
  • Senior Trademark Counsel for Domestic Policy Branden Ritchie
1:30-1:45 p.m.Office of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board update
  • Chief Trademark Administrative Judge Gerard Rogers
1:45-1:50 p.m.Break for collecting public questions
1:50-2 p.m.Questions and comments/adjourn public meeting
  • Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Susan Natland
This event is part of a series: TPAC