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Letter sent 7/10/12 to House Judiciary regarding rush to passage of IP Attache Act. This file is available as a pdf.
H. R. ______
To promote a level playing field for American innovators abroad and American
job creation by improving the intellectual property attache´ program,
and coordinating and aligning intellectual property policy with compelling
economic interests of the United States and freedom.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Mr. SMITH of Texas (for himself, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. WATT,
Mr. ISSA, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. COBLE, Mr. CHABOT, Mr. CHAFFETZ, and
Mr. SCHIFF) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the
Committee on _________
The original letter, including signatures from 32 House Democrats, can be found here.
Dear Chairman Genachowski and Attorney General Holder:
We are strongly committed to the nationwide deployment of high-speed wired and wireless broadband networks. These digital networks are the critical infrastructure of the 21st century, driving investment, innovation, job creation, global competitiveness and improvements in health are, education and public safety.
This is the amicus brief filed by Public Knowledge, EFF, U.S. PIRG, the American Association of Law Libraries, and the Special Libraries Association in support of Supap Kirtsaeng in the Supreme Court. This document is available as a pdf.
Below is the text of the letter. The original is available as a PDF here.
June 27, 2012
Dear Ambassador Kirk:
We write with regard to the ongoing negotiations over a potential Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement (FTA), an agreement that continues to grow in scope. Specifically, we write to urge you and your staff to engage in broader and deeper consultations with member of the full range of committees of Congress whose jurisdiction touches on the wide-ranging issues involved, and to ensure there is ample opportunity for Congress to have input on critical policies that will have broad ramifications for years to come.
Testimony of Gigi B. Sohn
President, Public Knowledge
U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
“The Future of Video”
June 27, 2012
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