Attys Hope New IP Panels Are More Than Just Hype

Law360, New York (February 9, 2011, 7:01 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama's creation of two interagency advisory committees to oversee the administration's enforcement of intellectual property laws has stirred cautious optimism among attorneys that the federal government is making headway toward streamlining regulatory efforts both domestically and abroad.

In an executive order released late Tuesday by the White House, Obama established a senior advisory committee that will be made up of members of the president's cabinet, including the heads of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Trade Representative, among...
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