March 09, 2015

WASHINGTON – Dean Garfield, the President and CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), the global voice for the technology sector's leading companies, issued the following statement today after the Senate voted to confirm Danny Marti as the next Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator:

“Intellectual property is one of the building blocks for advances in our connected digital age.  Mr. Marti’s predecessor showed this new position can play a unique role in protecting created works while also fostering creativity and innovation by bringing a variety of voices into the policy discussion. We congratulate Mr. Marti and look forward to working with him to ensure intellectual property policy continues to help drive new products that improve lives and grow our economy."    

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Public Policy Tags: Intellectual Property