July 10, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement On The Restoring America’s Leadership in Innovation Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement on the Restoring America’s Leadership in Innovation Act:

The Restoring America’s Leadership in Innovation Act would hurt job creators and inventors in the U.S. by undoing the progress made by Congress in the America Invents Act (AIA) and recent decisions by the courts. America’s patent system thrives thanks to our country’s world-class inventors and a patent system that fosters innovation, thanks to legislation like the 2011 America Invents Act. The inter partes review process in AIA and the court’s decision in Alice are integral parts of the system. In fact, the U.S. ranks number one overall in the U.S. Chamber International IP Index and R&D investments in the software and internet industry grew faster than any other industry in the years following the Alice decision. We should be looking to strengthen our balanced patent system rather than undoing the progress we’ve made.

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Statement On The AI In Government Act Of 2018

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy Sean Perryman issued the following statement upon the introduction of the AI in Government Act of 2018: “The internet industry commends Senators Gardner and Schatz for their leadership in sponsoring the AI in Government Act. This bill assembles experts from the private and public Read more »

Statement On Final Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement upon the final passage of the Music Modernization Act in the House of Representatives.

Statement On NTIA’s Privacy Principles Request For Comment

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on NTIA’s privacy principles request for comment: “The internet industry commends NTIA for leading an important national dialogue on the importance of modernizing America’s approach to data privacy. Americans deserve – and internet companies support – a modern approach to privacy Read more »

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Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy Sean Perryman issued the following statement upon the introduction of the AI in Government Act of 2018: “The internet industry commends Senators Gardner and Schatz for their leadership in sponsoring the AI in Government Act. This bill assembles experts from the private and public Read more »

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