OCT 26, 2021 | US
BSA Welcomes Biden Nominees for FCC, NTIA, USPTO
WASHINGTON – October 26, 2021 – BSA | The Software Alliance welcomes today’s announcement that President Biden will nominate Jessica Rosenworcel for Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Gigi Sohn for Commissioner of the FCC, Alan Davidson for Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and Kathi Vidal for Under Secretary for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
“We’re pleased to hear that President Biden has nominated Jessica Rosenworcel, Gigi Sohn, Alan Davidson, and Kathi Vidal for key positions at the FCC, NTIA, and USPTO. Each of these agencies have an important role to play as government grapples with how to ensure that technology is developed and deployed responsibly,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “We look forward to working with these nominees to protect consumer privacy, boost broadband deployment, bolster cybersecurity, and ensure an effective intellectual property system.”
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