President, Others At Odds With Copyright Law

Law360, New York (October 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While opponents were able to get some controversial provisions of the legislation stripped, Congress recently passed a copyright bill that instructs President Bush to name an intellectual property enforcement coordinator to the executive branch — a change the administration has signaled it opposes.

The law, the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008, was passed at the end of September — about four months after the U.S. House of Representatives approved a similar bill. In addition to creating the IP enforcement coordinator position,...
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