MAR 08, 2015 | US
BSA Applauds Marti, Lee Confirmations
WASHINGTON — March 9, 2015 —
BSA | The Software Alliance today praised the confirmation of Daniel Marti as the next US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) and Michelle Lee to serve as Under Secretary for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office.
“I want to congratulate Daniel Marti on his confirmation as US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. The IPEC’s office plays a critical role in fostering and continuing American innovation by ensuring that the US government is taking the right steps to protect intellectual property,” said BSA President and CEO Victoria Espinel, who served as the country’s first Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator prior to joining BSA. “My experience serving as IPEC was incredibly rewarding and I wish the same for Daniel Marti as he begins this new role.”
Espinel said, “I applaud Michelle Lee’s confirmation today and believe her wealth of experience and strong leadership skills will be an asset to the Patent and Trademark Office. We look forward to working with her as she continues to strengthen our nation’s patent system.”
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。