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More on the Pro-IP Act and its New Czar

On October 20, 2008 By

As previously mentioned in last week’s post, the days of George W. Bush’s presidency may be dwindling, but that hasn’t stopped him from using his last months in office to strengthen federal protection for entertainment industries with the creation of a “Copyright Czar“. Despite strong objections from the Department of Justice, […]

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PRO-IP Act Creates "Intellectual Property Czar"

On October 18, 2008 By

On Monday, President Bush signed into law the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act, or PRO-IP Act, which increases penalties for intellectual property infringement and provides resources for federal agencies like the FBI and the Justice Department to coordinate efforts against counterfeiting and piracy. Most notably, the new law creates a […]

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