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March 5, 2020 | International

RIAA Statement on Nomination of Daren Tang to Head World Intellectual Property Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 5, 2020) – Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), released the following statement onthe nomination of Daren Tang of Singapore to become Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO): 

“The RIAA congratulates Daren Tang on his nomination as the next Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Copyright protection and enforcement is a critical driver of global job growth, economic development, culture and trade, and WIPO plays a critical role in assuring the world’s creators are granted exclusive rights to their property. It is vital to the music community that creators receive fair value for their work and music fans have access to legitimate content. We look forward to working with Mr. Tang on this essential mission.”

Contact:
K. Kim Atterbury (katterbury@riaa.com)
(202) 775-0101