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Activities of Note

  • Lenard Moderates Panel at Spectrum Conference
    Acting PFF President Thomas Lenard chaired a presentation panel at "Smart Radio: Smart Markets and Policies," a conference organized by George Mason University, Virginia Tech, Clemson University and the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI). The panel was titled, "Economic, Policy and Regulatory Issues."
  • Wallsten Testifies at Senate Hearing on International Broadband Rankings
    PFF Senior Fellow Scott Wallsten testified on U.S. broadband rankings at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on April 24th. In his testimony, Wallsten cited the current health of the broadband marketplace in the U.S. and questioned conclusions drawn from the international rankings released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • Singleton Shares Expertise on Copyrights and Patents
    Solveig Singleton will be a featured panelist at the 7th Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property, "Copyright Utopia: Alternative Visions, Methods & Polices," on May 23rd sponsored by The Center for Intellectual Property at University of Maryland University College. She will speak on the panel titled, "Licensing and the Commons as Copyright Alternatives." In recent weeks, Singleton was invited to share her opinions on the KSR vs. Teleflex decision, along with other patent policy experts at the SCOTUS blog.
  • Wallsten Participates in Multiple Spring Conferences
    This past week, Scott Wallsten acted as moderator for multiple panels at the 39th KMB Invitational Conference, "Building the Next Generation of Broadband Networks: What are the Issues?" held May 7th, 8th & 9th in St. Petersburg, Florida. The panels covered state and federal telecommunications issues and video franchising reform. On April 14th, Wallsten also presented a paper on antitrust policy and innovation International Industrial Organization Conference.


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