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USMCA a Win for North American Trade and Economic Growth

On January 16, 2020, the Senate ratified the agreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA) attached as an Annex to the Protocol Replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement by a vote of 89-10. 

Deborah Collier January 16, 2020
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Trump Administration Announces Phase One of Trade Deal With China

The United States appears to have reached a ceasefire in its trade war with China. The two countries confirmed completion of a first phase for an agreement to address trade concerns.

Allen Johnson December 16, 2019
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USMCA Steps Back on Intellectual Property Protection

On Monday, December 10, 2019, the Trump administration announced that it had reached an agr

Elizabeth Wright December 13, 2019
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Legislation Introduced to Further Music Copyright Modernization

When someone listens to music using satellite radio or streaming services, the music creators, performers, and owners are compensated for their work.  However, due to the anachronistic notion that playing music on terrestrial AM/FM radio stations...

Deborah Collier November 25, 2019
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Passing USMCA Must be Top Fall Priority for Congress

The time has come for the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to receive a much-needed update.

Peter Klensch September 10, 2019
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Time is Ticking on USMCA

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, creating a partnership between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that progressively eliminated tariffs and all duties and quantitative restrictions, except for a limited number...

Deborah Collier September 10, 2019
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Digital Video Piracy Isn't Fun and Games

Technology is continually changing, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the video piracy space.  In 2014, CAGW President Tom Schatz and I co-authored a report entitled, Intellectual Property:  Making It Personal, where we dis

Deborah Collier June 21, 2019
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On World IP Day - Celebrating and Protecting Sports and their Brands

Each year, April 26 marks the celebration of World IP Day, when the importance of intellectual property rights and the achievements gained from its protection are recognized.  According to the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) intellectual...

Deborah Collier April 26, 2019
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Critical Waste Issues for the 116th Congress


William Flores Jr. February 15, 2019
Agency Comments

CAGW Submits Comments to the Federal Trade Commission on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century relating to innovation and intellectual property rights

December 21, 2018 Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.  20580   Ref: Docket ID: FTC-2018-0090 Dear Commissioners,

Deborah Collier December 21, 2018
Agency Comments

Comments to NTIA on Developing the Administration's Approach to Consumer Privacy

November 8, 2018 Mr. David Redl Administrator National Telecommunications and Information Administration U.S. Department of Commerce 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 4725 Attn: Privacy RFC Washington, D.C. 20230

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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Passage of the Music Modernization Act

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 September 26, 2018  

Curtis Kalin September 26, 2018


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