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April 8, 2017 |News Articles

RIAA Reaction To White House Appointment Of New Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator

[President Trump announced today the appointment of Vishal Amin to the position of White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (“IPEC”).  Below is the comment of Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Chairman and CEO Cary Sherman.] 

“The United States intellectual property industries are a vital economic engine for this country, contributing more than $1 trillion to the economy and hundreds of thousands of workers.  Music in particular is a cornerstone of modern culture and commerce, an essential component of any technology platform.  The prompt appointment and consideration of this position is critical, and we commend President Trump for his choice.  Vishal Amin is a smart, thoughtful leader and we look forward to working with him.”