This important POPA update primarily concerns the following five issues, which have been raised by many employees: (1) Computer Downtime, (2) Quality Trackers, (3) Docket Management Improvement Periods, (4) Denials of Signatory Authority, and (5) Pilot Programs.
Viewing posts for the category Information Technology
Time Zones and Automation Systems Maintenance Times
As a reminder to Patents employees please note the following information regarding local time zones and automation systems maintenance periods for Patents automated systems such as eDan, PE2E, EAST, etc.
Tired of losing your VPN or Lync connection? It’s time to connect your SOHO Router and Phone!
The issues with DAV from earlier in the week have been resolved. Examiners should request time adjustments for disruption to their work from their supervisors as soon as possible. POPA is still in discussions with management and expects that better guidance for supervisors and employees on available adjustments will be forthcoming.
POPA Information Technology (IT) Town Halls and Survey