USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee Meeting on May 22, 2014

By Renee Dopplick, ACM Director of Public Policy
May 16, 2014

The USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee will hold its next quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm at the USPTO campus in Alexandria, Virginia. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting will also be available by WebEx.

Agenda items include:

  • Patent legislation in Congress
  • International harmonization
  • Patent End-to-End (PE2E) System
  • Update and discussion of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) activities

The USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of Commerce and the USPTO Director on “the management of patent and trademark operations including goals, performance, budget, and user fees.” The committee also prepares an annual report, which is sent to the President, the Secretary of Commerce, and the U.S. House and Senate Judiciary Committees.

For additional information, read the meeting agenda for the PPAC Quarterly Meeting on May 22, 2014.