APR 09, 2017 | US
BSA Welcomes Nomination of Vishal Amin as Intellectual Property Czar
WASHINGTON – April 10, 2017 – BSA | The Software Alliance welcomes Vishal Amin’s nomination to be the next US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) in the Executive Office of the President.
“I want to extend a warm congratulation to Vishal Amin on his nomination. The IPEC’s office plays a vital part in protecting innovations that drive the American economy,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance, who served as the country’s first IP Enforcement Coordinator before joining BSA. “I understand the unique challenges and rewarding opportunities that the coordinator faces, and Vishal Amin is an outstanding choice to tackle those head on.”
Amin has been a champion of patent issues in both his current position as Senior Counsel for House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and with Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) before that. Following Senate confirmation, BSA looks forward to working with him in his new role.
BSA |“软件联盟”(www.bsa.org) 是全球软件行业的主要倡导者，旨在代表该行业，向政府和国际市场发声。其成员包括全球最具创新力的公司，这些公司制定的软件解决方案，不但能够刺激经济，还能提升现代生活的品质。
BSA 的总部位于华盛顿特区，其营运机构遍布 30 多个国家。BSA 凭借这些机构，率先涉足合规项目，以期促进使用合法软件、倡导制定公共政策，并以此培养技术创新能力，以及推动发展数字经济。