Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Chamber of Commerce’

Chertoff, Genachowski Join FCC Cybersecurity Roundtable

Cybersecurity, FCC May 17th, 2011

WASHINGTON May 17, 2011- As part of National Small Business Week, the Federal Communications Commission assembled leading experts for a cybersecurity roundtable discussion on Monday and unveiled a set of new partnerships aimed at educating the public.

“A recent Symantec study found that American small businesses lose billions annually to cyber-attacks, and 74 percent of small and medium businesses reported being affected by cyber-attacks in the past 12 months,” said FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. “The average cost of each cyber-attack to small and medium sized businesses is nearly $200,000.”

U.S. Businesses Politely Applaud China’s Latest Promise To Play Fair

Intellectual Property, International January 20th, 2011

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2010 — Representatives of major U.S. businesses expressed cautious optimism over China’s promise on Wednesday to abandon its government’s plans to buy products only from mainland Chinese companies.

Will the US and China Share A Similar Model When Attacking IP Pirates Online?

Copyright September 29th, 2010

San Francisco, September 29, 2010 — A legislative proposal to allow the US’ top cop to seize the web addresses of sites that authorities deem are dedicated to pirating intellectual property bears a remarkable resemblance to a crackdown currently underway in China against online pirates.

A bipartisan group of 10 U.S. senators last week introduced legislation that would enable the U.S. Justice Department to render inaccessible Web sites judged to be dedicated to intellectual property infringement.

BroadbandBreakfast.com Releases Free Video From Intellectual Property Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Intellectual Property, Patents September 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 15, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com on Wednesday released the video, for free, of the season’s premiere Intellectual Property Breakfast Club event, “Will the Obama Administration’s Intellectual Property Czar Crush Internet Piracy?”

Intellectual Property Breakfast Club Discusses the IP Czar

Intellectual Property, International September 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 15, 2010 – The Intellectual Property Breakfast Club on Tuesday brought together a wide range of stake holders to discuss whether the Obama administration’s intellectual property czar will crush internet piracy.

BroadbandBreakfast.com Launches Free Monthly Intellectual Property Breakfast Club for 2010-2011

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks September 8th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2010 – The internet and intellectual property news service BroadbandBreakfast.com is offering free tickets to the first event in its Fall Intellectual Property Breakfast Club series, “Will the Obama Administration’s IP Czar Crush Internet Piracy?”

The event, on Tuesday, September 14, will feature top officials from the Entertainment Software Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Public Knowledge and the Future of Music Coalition. Register for Free.

Report: China’s Emphasis on ‘Indigenous Innovation’ Likely To Escalate Trade Tension With US

Intellectual Property July 27th, 2010

A new report due out this week from the US Chamber of Commerce says that China’s continued efforts to boost its domestic technology prowess at the expense of US technology companies will trigger “contentious trade disputes and inflamed political rhetoric on both sides,” according to a Tuesday story in the Wall Street Journal.

Study: Intellectual Property Creates, Fuels High-Paying Jobs

Copyright, Intellectual Property, International, Patents, Trademarks April 29th, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2010 – The Global Intellectual Property Center, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, this week released a study examining the affects of intellectual property on American jobs between 2000 and 2007.

NBC-Universal President Compares Copyright Filtering to Anti-Virus Protections

Copyright, National Broadband Plan February 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON, February 18, 2010 – NBC-Universal Vice President Richard Cotton on Wednesday called upon internet service providers to be permitted to filter content over their pipes for copyright violations, and compared copyright filtering to filtering for computer viruses.

Cotton’s statement was part of a briefing outlining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s top 2010 intellectual property priorities.

Broadband People Column: Victoria Espinel Confirmed For Top Intellectual Property Post

Broadband's Impact, Copyright, Premium Content December 4th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 4, 2009 – The Senate has confirmed Victoria Espinel to be the first U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator.

Her job will be to craft the nation’s next intellectual property strategy. Though former President George Bush created the position of U.S. Coordinator for International Intellectual Property Enforcement and filled it with Chris Israel, the intellectual property czar has been elevated to a White House position under President Obama.

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