CEA Commends USTR for Recognizing Fair Use as Key Building Block of Innovation
Arlington, VA – 07/05/2012 – The following statement can be attributed to Sage Chandler, senior director, international trade, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®, regarding the recent announcement from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks:
“CEA commends the USTR for recognizing that fair use is a key building block of innovation and must be protected in international trade agreements. The introduction of copyright exemptions and limitations into the TPP is a balanced approach that will help define the ability to create and share information in a digital era. We look forward to working with USTR to protect intellectual property while opening new markets to American exporters.”
About the Consumer Technology Assocation
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $195 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org, www.DeclareInnovation.com and through social media.
Press Release, Public Policy & Government Affairs, CEA General, Industry
CEA, TPP, trade, USTR