Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on the Confirmation of Vishal Amin to serve as White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator

August 3, 2017

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), on the Senate confirmation of Vishal J. Amin for White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC).

“The MPAA applauds today’s Senate confirmation of Vishal Amin for White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. The IPEC plays a vital role in guiding the federal IP policy and managing its efforts to reduce IP theft and copyright infringement. The work of the IPEC also drives America’s vibrant creative industries, which now contribute more than $1.2 trillion to GDP and employ more than 5.5 million Americans across all 50 states.

“The MPAA looks forward to working with him to ensure America’s creative industries continue to promote jobs, innovation, and economic growth.”
About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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