February 5, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement On Andrei Iancu’s Confirmation As USPTO Director

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll released the following statement on the confirmation of Andrei Iancu as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO):

“The internet industry congratulates Andrei Iancu on his confirmation as Under Secretary of Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. Mr. Iancu has a well-deserved reputation as a thought leader on intellectual property issues. USPTO’s work to ensure robust post-grant review procedures and uphold the integrity of the patent system is indispensable to the American economy, and we look forward to working with him as the USPTO continues to fulfill its mission of promoting a high-quality patent system.”

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Statement On Continued NAFTA Negotiations

IA Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on news from USTR that negotiators are not close to a deal on NAFTA.

Statement On Net Neutrality Senate CRA Passage

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the passage of the CRA to restore net neutrality rules for consumers: “The internet industry commends the Senate for its work to reinstate net neutrality rules through the CRA and urges the House of Representatives to work to protect people’s Read more »

Statement On President Trump’s Executive Order To Enhance The Effectiveness Of Agency Chief Information Officers

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Cloud Policy Brian Larkin released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information Officers: “The internet industry applauds President Trump for issuing the Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information, which addresses challenges that have long stymied Read more »

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IA Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on news from USTR that negotiators are not close to a deal on NAFTA.

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