May 24, 2010

Issue No. 10-22
For the week of May 24, 2010

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Nothing Scheduled

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Wed. May. 26
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Department of Commerce's U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will hold a joint public workshop on the intersection of patent policy and competition policy and its implications for promoting innovation.

The workshop will be hels at USPTO's campus, 600 Dulany Street, Madison Building Auditorium, Alexandria, VA.

The general public and press are invited to attend and view the proceedings. A government issued ID is required and seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

SPEECHES

Wed. May. 26
9:20 a.m.

FTC Commissioner William E. Kovacic will give the keynote address at the Belgrade International Conference, Belgrade, Serbia
2:15 p.m. FTC Commissioner Edith Ramirez will give introductory remarks at the FTC ,DOJ, and USPTO joint public workshop on, "Intersection of Patent Policy and Competition Policy." USPTO's campus, 600 Dulany Street, Madison Building Auditorium, Alexandria, VA
4:15 p.m. Joseph Farrell, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Economics, will participate in the wrap-up discussion at the FTC ,DOJ, and USPTO joint public workshop on, "Intersection of Patent Policy and Competition Policy." USPTO's campus, 600 Dulany Street, Madison Building Auditorium, Alexandria, VA
Thur. May. 27
9:30 a.m.
FTC Commissioner William E. Kovacic will give the opening address at the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection's ("UOKiK") 20th Anniversary Jubilee Conference, "Current Issues In Competition Policy," Warsaw, Poland

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

Please check the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov
for a listing of events and updates.

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