Department of Commerce
                          Patent and Trademark Office

                   Meeting of the Public Advisory Committee
                             for Trademark Affairs

Agency: Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.

Action: Notice of meeting.

Summary: The Patent and Trademark Office is announcing, in accordance
with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law
92-463), an open meeting of the Public Advisory Committee for Trademark

Dates: The meeting will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on
Monday, September 22, 1997.

Addresses: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2121 Crystal Drive, Crystal
Park 2, Room 912, Arlington, Virginia.

For More Information Contact: David E. Bucher, Deputy Assistant
Commissioner for Trademark Policy and Projects, by mail marked to his
attention and addressed to Office of the Assistant Commissioner for
Trademarks, Patent and Trademark Office, 2900 Crystal Drive, South Tower
Building, Suite 10B10, Arlington, Va. 22202-3513; by telephone at (703)
308-9100, ext. 20; by fax at (703) 308-9099; or by e-mail to

Supplementary Information: The meeting will be open to public
observation. Accordingly, seating will be available to members of the
public on a first-come-first-served basis. Members of the public will be
permitted to make oral comments of three (3) minutes each. Written
comments and suggestions will be accepted before or after the meeting on
any of the matters discussed. Copies of the minutes will be available
upon request. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

   (1) Current Trademark Office Performance

   (2) Policy Issues

   (3) TTAB Issues, including update on Rules Package

   (4) Finance

   (5) Automation

   (6) Domestic Legislation

   (7) International Trademark Issues

July 28, 1997                                               BRUCE A. LEHMAN
                                        Assistant Secretary of Commerce and
                                     Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks