Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin Statement on the Nomination of Deborah Robinson as Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator

May 8, 2023

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden today nominated Deborah Robinson to be Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC). The following is a statement from Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin:

“I applaud President Biden for the nomination of Deborah Robinson to serve as the next Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC). Deborah brings a wealth of real-world enforcement experience to this position, and we look forward to working with her to protect the creative rights that support the 2.4 million American jobs and 122,000 American businesses in the film, television, and streaming industry. Congratulations to Deborah, and we look forward to her swift confirmation.”

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About The Motion Picture Association:

The Motion Picture Association, Inc. (MPA) serves as the global voice and advocate of the motion picture, home video, and television industries. It works in every corner of the globe to advance the creative industry, protect its members’ content across all screens, defend the creative and artistic freedoms of storytellers, and support innovative distribution models that bring an expansion of viewing choices to audiences around the world.

Its member studios are: Netflix Studios, LLC; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Universal City Studios LLC; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Charles Rivkin is Chairman and CEO.

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