Copyright Alliance Applauds Approval of White House Intellectual Property Advisor

August 4, 2017


Washington, D.C. Today, Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid issued the following statement regarding theÊSenate’s approval of Vishal J. Amin, President Trump’s nominee for White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC):

“The Copyright Alliance congratulates Vishal Amin on his confirmation as the next U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator in the Executive Office of the President.

With copyright protections essential to creating new jobs and promotingÊeconomic growth, the IPEC position was established to oversee aÊwell-coordinated approach to copyright enforcement.

We look forward to working collaboratively with Mr. Amin as he undertakes his new role, to help promote and protect our nation’s creators and copyrighted works.”



The Copyright Alliance is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest and educational organization representing the copyright interests of over 1.8 million individual creators and over 13,000 organizations in the United States, across the spectrum of copyright disciplines. The Copyright Alliance is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright, and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators. For more information, please visit

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Eileen Bramlet

VP Communications


You can download the pdf version of this statement here.