From the ABAJournal Law News Now, Obama names first 'IP Czar,' here's an excerpt:
President Barack Obama named Victoria Espinel as the first U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator on Friday.
The senate confirmed Espinel late Thursday, according to the National Journal's Tech Daily Dose blog.
Espinel has most recently served as founder and president of the nonprofit Bridging the Information Divide, and she was a visiting law professor at George Mason University from2007-2009, focusing on intellectual property and international trade, according to a biography on the White House website. She has also advised senate and house committees on intellectual property, and in 2005 she became the first Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. In that position, she was the chief U.S. trade negotiator for IP and innovation.
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