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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IA Statement On San Francisco City Attorney’s Lawsuit To Prevent Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing At SFO

Sacramento, CA — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

Internet Association Announces 2017 Internet Champions In California

Sacramento, CA – Internet Association today announced California Senator Steven Bradford (D-35), Senator Henry Stern (D-27), and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-37) as 2017 California Internet Champions for their leadership and advocacy on internet-related issues in the State Legislature. “Senator Bradford, Senator Stern, and Assemblymember Limón are champions of the internet economy. Their leadership on internet Read more »

IA Calls For Senate To Act To Preserve Net Neutrality Protections

Internet Association today called for the Senate to preserve a free and open internet with strong, enforceable net neutrality protections.

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Sacramento, CA — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

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