Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership  

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2004

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Alexandria, Virginia 
Note: New Location at the NEW CARLYLE Campus

500 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA, 
Conference Room in Jefferson Building. 

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Morning Session
9:00 � 9:15 AM Greetings and Overview Jasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors, TC 1600
9:15� 9:45 AM

Carlyle Update
See Carlyle Site Drawings below

Richard Bertsch
9:45-10:15 New PCT Search and Examination Guidelines  23 slides 557K
Flowchart: Application Processing & 
Link to Guidelines
1  page pdf  43K
Jasemine Chambers
Director, TC 1600
10:15-10:45 Update: Unity of Invention Study
and Restriction Action
11slides 176K
Bruce Kisliuk
Director, TC 1600
10:45 � 11:00 AM Break
11:00 � 12:00 PM  E-Government Issues/Practice:
Image File Wrapper Update 3 slides 287K
Patent E-commerce 26 slides 686K

John Doll, Director TC 1600
Bill Stryjewski,  SIRA
12:00 PM to 1:30PM Lunch 
Afternoon Session
1:30 � 2:15 PM 

Examination Practice: 
Chemical Polymorphs  24 slides 467K

Sreenivasan Padmanabhan
SPE, AU 1617
2:15 � 3:00 PM

Examination Practice: 
Patenting Interfering RNA 23 slides 173K

John LeGuyader
SPE, AU 1635
3:00 � 3:15 PM  Break
3:15 � 4:15 PM Rule Packages Update   73 slides 538K

Robert Clarke
Office of Patent Legal Administration 

4:15 � 4:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Jasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors, TC 1600

Supplemental Materials:
    Carlyle Site Drawings
Perspective 3D drawing of the building on campus click here 
    Floor plan for a building (pdf 178K) click here
    Close-up plan view of campus map click here 
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