CEA to Testify Tomorrow at Intellectual Property Hearing; Spokespeople Available for Comment Following Hearing.
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA):
WHAT: Michael Petricone, vice president of technology policy for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), will testify before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property as they explore "Content Protection in the Digital Age: The Broadcast flag, High-Definition Radio and the Analog Hole." Petricone will call attention to proposals from the content community, which seek to suppress technological development on arbitrary or insufficient bases. Petricone and other CEA representatives will be available for comment immediately following the hearing. WHEN: Thursday, November 3, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC WHO: Michael Petricone, CEA, vice president of technology policy (testifying) (Petricone will be available immediately following the hearing in the hallway outside Room 2141) ABOUT CEA: The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $122 billion in annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Defining Tomorrow's Technology. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.
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|Date:||Nov 2, 2005|
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