Nov. 18: PPAC quarterly meeting

Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly meeting Thursday November 18 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET

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Nov. 18: PPAC quarterly meeting

Join​ the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)​ for the next Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) quarterly meeting on Thursday, November 18, from 11​ a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET.​ Members of the public are welcome and invited to attend.​

The virtual program will include updates from USPTO executives on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, patent pendency and quality, artificial intelligence, and more.​ The agenda and webcast link are available on the PPAC event page of the USPTO website.

PPAC​ was​ created by the​ American Inventors Protection Act of 1999​ to advise the Secretary of Commerce and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO on the management of patent operations.​ The committee’s nine voting members, who​ come from various​ backgrounds​ in the private sector,​ review the​ USPTO’s patent​ policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees and advise the Director on these matters.​ ​

If you have a question or comment about the PPAC meeting or agenda, please submit it​​ prior to the meeting.​

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