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White House IP coordinator Espinel steps down

Victoria Espinel left Aug. 9 after spending more than four years as the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. OIRA Administrator Howard Shelanski will serve in an acting role until the White House names a new coordinator.

Tags: people , White House , Howard Shelanski , intellectual property , management , Supply chain security , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 08:53pm EDT

White House shapes intellectual property protection ahead of year-end deadline

The White House is updating its 2010 trade secret theft and counterfeit product prevention strategy. The new plan will incorporate public input, which the administration is currently soliciting from stakeholders.

Tags: White House , intellectual property , technology , cybersecurity , industry , Supply chain management , Supply chain risks , Federal Drive , Esther Carey

Monday - 07/30/2012, 06:33pm EDT
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Agencies, vendors ramping up to fight supply chain cyber threats

The White House, Congress, DoD and many others are trying to stem the tide of counterfeit products and software with malicious code from entering federal systems. The administration soon will release recommendations for how all agencies and vendors can improve the security of their products. DoD issued a memo in March requiring changes to how services protect their supply chains.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , industry , White House , DoD , Jon Boyens , NIST , Sandy Boyson , University of Maryland , Supply chain management , Supply chain risks , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/15/2012, 12:59pm EDT
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White House concerned over online piracy bills

The Obama administration expressed concerns over bills it says would undermine "the dynamic, innovative global Internet."

Tags: Aneesh Chopra , Howard Schmidt , cybersecurity , piracy , White House , OMB , technology , Congress , Senate

Saturday - 01/14/2012, 02:37pm EST

Cyber Monday counterfeiting crackdown highlights agency collaboration

The Justice Department and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement led a government-wide effort to stem the flow of counterfeit products. The White House launched a public-service campaign to let citizens know the impact of fake products on the economy. The Senate passed more stringent rules for DoD and its vendors to make sure military parts are original.

Tags: oversight , DHS , DoD , ICE , John Morton , White House , Counterfeit products , National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center , Carl Levin , John McCain , Defense Authorization Bill , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 05:08am EST
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OMB reminds agencies to justify brand names in RFPs

The Office of Management and Budget is reminding agencies for a second time in four years not to use brand names in their procurements.

Tags: contracting , technology , industry , Vivek Kundra , Dan Gordon , OMB , brand name justification , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/07/2011, 07:27pm EST

Obama administration cracking down on IP violators

The IP initiative is just one in a group of changes the administration is making to Internet policy.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , technology , Brookings Institution , Darrell West , Aneesh Chopra , Howard Schmidt , Phil Weiser , Mark Cooper , Cynthia Estlund , Kathy Brown

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 06:23pm EST