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At Breakfast Club, USTR Official Defends Process and Goals of Trade Agreement

Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property July 14th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2010 – Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property Stanford McCoy defended the process and goals of the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement at the Intellectual Property Breakfast Club on Tuesday. on Wednesday released, for FREE, the full-length video of the Intellectual Property Breakfast Club event on Tuesday, which included discussion between McCoy at a range of industry officials representing copyright holders, technology companies, telecommunications providers and academics.

Tech and Content Industry Still at Loggerheads Over Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Deal

Copyright, Intellectual Property, International, Transparency July 13th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – Major U.S. technology companies are worrying over an international trade agreement currently under negotiations because they see it as putting them on shaky legal ground.

At the third Intellectual Property Breakfast Club held by, panelists argued over the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and its potential impact on the technology industry.’s Intellectual Property Breakfast Club Holds FREE Event on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Featuring USTR Lead Negotiator Stanford McCoy on July 13

Intellectual Property, International July 8th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2010 – Negotiators for the United States government on intellectual property and innovation have just returned from international negotiations in Switzerland on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. A member of the United States Trade Representative and other experts will speak on the controversial treaty at’s Intellectual Property Breakfast Club on July 13 in Washington, D.C.

Will Copyright Issues Interfere With the National Broadband Plan?

Broadband's Impact October 7th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 7, 2009 – A panel discussion last week about what can be done to protect copyrighted content over the Internet united discussions of intellectual property protection with the congressionally-mandated effort to create a national broadband plan.

Ten Years After Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Electronics Companies Regret Supporting Law

Broadband's Impact October 15th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 14 — Consumer electronics manufacturers and owners of intellectual property offered divergent views of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 10 years after its passage, speaking at the inaugural forum of the monthly “Broadband Breakfast Club” hosted by

New Broadband Ecosystem – With Content Protection – Offers Better Future for Entertainment Industry

Broadband's Impact October 8th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 8 – The “broadband ecosystem” of the future needs strong legal, technological and cultural efforts to protect American intellectual property, a group of entertainment and technology executives said Wednesday at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Fifth Intellectual Property Summit. Presents the Broadband Breakfast Club With Event on Digital Copyright

Broadband Calendar October 8th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 8 – “10 Years Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act – Success or Failure?” on Tuesday, October 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Featuring Mitch Glazier of the Recording Industry Association of America, Michael Petricone of the Consumer Electronics Association, Wendy Seltzer of American University and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Emery Simon of the Business Software Alliance.

Conference Participants: Media and Internet Must Target Minorities

Broadband's Impact June 18th, 2008

June 17 – Black and Hispanic Americans need to be more prominent and “in positions of authority” within the media in order to appeal to a growing multicultural society, a former Clinton administration telecommunications official said Tuesday.

Making Life Easier By Mapping Stories on the Web, Say Panelists

Broadband Data June 18th, 2008

June 17 – During the opening sessions of Tuesday’s “Beyond Broadcast” conference, panelists took the “Mapping Public Media” conference title literally, and showcased a number of Web sites doing cool things with interactive maps.

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