JAN 27, 2016 | US
BSA | The Software Alliance Statement on Defend Trade Secrets Act
WASHINGTON — January 28, 2016 — BSA | The Software Alliance commends the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in passing the Defend Trade Secrets Act. We appreciate the leadership of Senator Orrin Hatch and Senator Chris Coons in moving forward this important, bipartisan legislation and readying it for the Senate floor. The theft of trade secrets is a direct threat to the innovation economy, and this legislation will help protect American companies and their hard-earned research and development. We applaud this progress and urge swift Senate action.
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.