FBI Director Testifies On Cybersecurity, Says Agency Can Balance National Security and Civil Liberties
Broadband's Impact, Cybersecurity
May 22nd, 2014
WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 – At the Senate Judiciary Committee’s oversight hearing on the FBI on Wednesday, FBI Director James Comey faced scrutiny over the agency’s ability to balance national security and civil liberties in light of technological advancements. Among issues discussed were cyber threats and surveillance programs that acquire data on a massive scale. […]
Patent Reform Bill Flies Through Senate Judiciary Despite Tech Community Split
Intellectual Property, Patents
February 4th, 2011
WASHINGTON, February 4, 2011 — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved a patent reform package despite a sharp division of opinion about it among the biggest names in the technology industry.
Cable From U.S. Embassy In Beijing Reveals U.S. Perspective on Trade Relationship
Copyright, Documents, Intellectual Property, International, Patents
December 14th, 2010
For all of the tough talk coming out of Congress as the United States and China embark on a high profile trade summit today, a confidential memo sent by U.S. Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman at the beginning of 2010 illustrates how the fortunes of the two countries have changed in modern times, and how the leadership of the United States is scrambling for innovative ways to readjust as its economic clout fades.
U.S. Senate Finance Committee Keeps Up Pressure on Chinese
Copyright, Intellectual Property, International, Patents
December 13th, 2010
As requested by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday released the first of two comprehensive reports detailing the impact of China’s “indigenous innovation” policies and its local intellectual property enforcement regime on the U.S. economy.
Ahead of Visit, U.S. Senators Petition China’s Vice Premier on Intellectual Property, Indigenous Innovation, and Beef
Intellectual Property, International
December 7th, 2010
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday asked China’s Vice Premier Wang Qishan to resolve several “longstanding irritants to the U.S.-China economic relationship” ahead of the Chinese dignatory’s visit next week to participate in an annual trade summit in Washington D.C.