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Trademark Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting

Attend the next quarterly meeting of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) to learn more about trademark-related policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees.

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Trademark Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting
Trademark Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting

Time & Location

Jan 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

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About the Event

Attend the next quarterly meeting of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) to learn more about trademark-related policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees. You can watch the public session virtually at the following Teams link. The TPAC advises the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO.

Questions or comments related to the agenda below can be submitted in advance to tpac@uspto.gov.

Agenda (all times are ET): 

10-10:05 a.m. - Introduction and welcome

  • Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Susan Natland

10:05-10:20 a.m. - Swearing-in of new members and opening remarks

  • Performing the Functions and Duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Drew Hirshfeld

10:20-10:30 a.m. - Trademarks management report

  • Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder

10:30-10:45 a.m. - Trademarks financial performance

  • Chief Financial Officer Jay Hoffman

10:45-11 a.m. - Trademarks FY2022 priorities update

  • Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder

11-11:15 a.m. - Trademarks operations

  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations Dan Vavonese

11:15-11:30 a.m. - Trademarks examination policy update

  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy Amy Cotton

11:30-11:50 a.m. - Trademarks administration update

  • Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Administration Greg Dodson

-- 10 minute break --

Noon-12:15 p.m. - Office of the Chief Information Officer update

  • Chief Information Officer Jamie Holcombe
  • Trademarks Product Line Manager Lisa Hilton

12:15-12:30 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

12:30-12:45 p.m. - Office of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board update

  • Chief Trademark Administrative Judge Gerard Rogers

12:45-1 p.m. - Public comments/adjourn public meeting

  • Trademark Public Advisory Committee Chair Susan Natlan

Virtual Location

TPAC quarterly meeting

Access Code

130 483 508#

Phone Number

+1 (540) 566-5633

For technical support, contact  virtualevents@uspto.gov.

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