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Washington, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee has announced the following hearings for next week.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014

1:30 p.m. Full Committee and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Joint Hearing on: Abuse of USPTO’s Telework Program: Ensuring Oversight, Accountability and Quality

Witnesses

· The Honorable Frank R. Wolf, Member of Congress, 10th District of Virginia, United States House of Representatives

· The Honorable Margaret A. Focarino, Commissioner for Patents, United States Patent and Trademark Office

· The Honorable Todd J. Zinser, Inspector General, United States Department of Commerce

· Mr. Robert D. Budens, President, Patent Office Professional Association

· Ms. Esther Kepplinger, Chief Patent Counselor, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

· Mr. William F. Smith, Of Counsel, BakerHostetler

2141 Rayburn House Office Building

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014

10:00 a.m. Full Committee

Oversight of the United States Secret Service

Witness: Acting Director Joseph Clancy

2141 Rayburn House Office Building

3:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired

Witnesses TBA

2141 Rayburn House Office Building

All hearings are streamed live at judiciary.house.gov.


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