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Obama to 'aggressively protect' intellectual property | Media Maverick - CNET News



The president says intellectual property is country's 'single greatest asset' and must be protected from piracy and counterfeiting. Read this blog post by Greg Sandoval on Media Maverick.
I thought some of you guys might like this one:

Obama to 'aggressively protect' intellectual property | Media Maverick - CNET News

With Biden's strong history for intellectual property protections as well, it seems like it's something they're both going to at least be openly talking about going forward. That's a start. He's even openly endorsing ACTA.

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Originally Posted by Barack Obama
We're going to aggressively protect our intellectual property. Our single greatest asset is the innovation and the ingenuity and creativity of the American people. It is essential to our prosperity and it will only become more so in this century. But it's only a competitive advantage if our companies know that someone else can't just steal that idea and duplicate it with cheaper inputs and labor.

There's nothing wrong with other people using our technologies. We welcome it. We just want to make sure that it's licensed and that American businesses are getting paid appropriately. That's why the (U.S. Trade Representative) is using the full arsenal of tools available to crack down on practices that blatantly harm our businesses, and that includes negotiating proper protections and enforcing our existing agreements, and moving forward on new agreements, including the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).