Press Releases

SIIA Applauds Introduction of CLOUD Act; Says It Will Enhance Trust in Cloud Computing
2/6/2018

SIIA Congratulates Andrei Iancu on Senate Confirmation for U.S. Patent and Trademark Head
2/5/2018

SIIA Welcomes Nomination of Joseph Simons for FTC Chairman and Additional FTC Nominations
1/25/2018

SIIA Says I-Squared Act is Critical for U.S. Economy and Global Competitiveness
1/25/2018

SIIA Looks Forward to Senate HELP Hearing on Access and Innovation in Higher Education
1/24/2018

SIIA Encourages Negotiators to Reach an Agreement on NAFTA so North America can Establish Digital Trade Standards for the Globe
1/22/2018

SIIA Urges Congress to Advance FOSTA, Critical Legislation to Reform Human Trafficking Laws
1/11/2018

SIIA Supports Legislation to Establish Effective, Enforceable Net Neutrality Protections
12/14/2017

SIIA Welcomes Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Promote the Benefits of Artificial Intelligence
12/13/2017

SIIA Applauds Legislation to Combat Sexual Exploitation, Urges Committee to Move Forward
12/11/2017

SIIA Releases Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, with Support from the Future of Privacy Forum, and the Information Accountability Foundation
11/7/17

SIIA Releases Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, with Support from the Future of Privacy Forum, and the Information Accountability Foundation

SIIA Releases Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, with Support from the Future of Privacy Forum, and the Information Accountability FoundationCongressmen Olson and Delaney Join SIIA and IEEE for Event on Ethics and Machine Learning
11/1/17

SIIA Files Amicus Brief in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group in Support of Inter Partes Review 
10/30/17

SIIA Warns FTC Against Overly Broad Interpretation of ‘Informational Injury’
10/27/17

SIIA Will Work With Senate to Reduce the Threat of Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections
10/19/17

SIIA Welcomes Nomination of Joseph Simons for FTC Chairman, Additional FTC Nominations
10/19/17

SIIA Welcomes the First Annual Report on the Functioning of the EU-US Privacy Shield
10/18/17

SIIA Applauds White House Support for STEM Education
9/26/17

SIIA Welcomes the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Joint Statement of Commerce Secretary Ross and EU Commissioner Jourova
9/21/17

SIIA Applauds House Leaders on Introduction of International Communications Privacy Act
9/15/17

SIIA and Global Industry Call on Nations to Join the Information Technology Agreement
9/15/17

SIIA Supports the September 18-19 Review of the EU-US Privacy Shield in Washington, D.C.
9/15/17

SIIA Welcomes Nomination of Andrei Iancu for U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Head
9/6/17

SIIA Welcomes Policy Initiatives that Prioritize STEM Education and Workforce Development
8/18/17

SIIA Welcomes Administration Taking Steps Against Unfair Chinese Trade Practices
8/15/17

SIIA Welcomes Approval of Vishal Amin for Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
8/4/17

SIIA Applauds Senators Hatch and Coons on Introduction of International Communications Privacy Act
7/27/17

SIIA Welcomes Senate Introduction of ECPA Modernization Act; Urges Passage of Critical Reform
7/27/17

SIIA Welcomes Data Flow Provisions in NAFTA Objectives
7/17/17

SIIA Congratulates Rep. Yoder and House Appropriations Committee for Unanimous Passage of Critical Email Privacy Amendment
7/14/17

SIIA Urges Meaningful Investment in Labor and Education for Future Workforce Development
7/13/17

SIIA Commends House Judiciary Committees Examination of Bad Patents
7/13/17

SIIA Expresses Disappointment with Lack of Data Flows Provision in EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
7/6/17

SIIA Welcomes House Passage of Perkins CTE Modernization; Urges Senate Action
6/22/17

SIIA Applauds President's Actions on Apprenticeships
6/15/17

SIIA Files Comments on Importance of Digital Trade in NAFTA Modernization
6/12/17


SIIA Celebrates Supreme Court Patent Win in TC Heartland Case
5/23/17

SIIA Welcomes Report on Transatlantic Digital Economy
5/18/17

Today: Education Tech Showcase will Offer Interactive Demos of Latest Digital Learning Tools for K-12 and Higher Ed
5/16/17

SIIA Joins Global Effort to Delay Chinese Cybersecurity Law; Says International Best Practices Must Be Considered
5/15/17

SIIA Welcomes Senate Approval of Robert Lighthizer as the Next US Trade Representative
5/11/2017

SIIA Praises Senate Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation Making the Register of Copyrights a Presidential Appointee
5/3/17

SIIA Announces a Strategic Partnership with Witliff Cutter Austin PLLC

5/2/17

 

SIIA Applauds Release of Tech Agenda by House Judiciary Committee
5/2/17

 

SIIA Praises House Passage of Copyright Bill H.R. 1695

4/26/17

 

SIIA Files Brief with Supreme Court, Urging Review of Obviousness Law in Samsung v. Apple II
4/10/17

SIIA Welcomes House Judiciary Markup of H.R. 1695; Urges Swift Passage
3/30/17

 

SIIA Says White House Innovation Office will Help Gov’t Policies Keep Pace with Innovation
3/28/17

 

Senator Hatch Joins SIIA for Event on Growing Threats to Global Data Accessibility
3/27/17

 

SIIA Welcomes Bipartisan Copyright Legislation
3/24/17

 

SIIA Asks Secretary Ross to Expand Regulatory Review to Include the Digital Economy
3/2/17

 

SIIA Congratulates Secretary Ross; Says Attention is Needed on Data Flows, Regulatory Reform, and Others
2/28/17

 

SIIA Applauds Senator Hatch for Promoting Tech Agenda to Grow the US Economy and Create Data-Driven Jobs
2/16/17

SIIA Applauds Re-Introduction of the CODE Act
2/7/17

 

SIIA Applauds House Passage of Email Privacy Act; Calls on Senate to Take Up Critical Reform
2/6/17

 

SIIA Alerts Supreme Court to “Dreadful” Consequences of Patent Venue Shopping

2/6/17

 

SIIA Applauds Re-Introduction of Email Privacy Act; Calls it Critical Reform
1/9/17

SIIA Welcomes Administration Report on Artificial Intelligence and the Economy
12/21/16

SIIA Applauds Supreme Court Review of TC Heartland Patent Venue Case
12/15/16

 

SIIA Applauds House Judiciary Movement on Copyright Office Modernization
12/9/16

SIIA Applauds Supreme Court Reversal of Federal Circuit on Design Patents
12/7/16

GWU and SIIA Present Special Event to Examine New Ways of Supporting Cross Border Data Flows
11/4/16

SIIA Says FCC Broadband Privacy Rule Casts Too Wide of Net
10/27/16

SIIA Thanks Register of Copyrights for Her Service
10/21/16

SIIA Urges Supreme Court to Restore Patent Fairness by Addressing Blatant Forum Shopping
10/19/16

SIIA Welcomes Administrations Artificial Intelligence Report: Praises Focus on Social Good
10/13/16

SIIA Welcomes Atlantic Council Report on Benefits of Cloud Computing
10/11/16

FTC Report on Patent Trolls Highlights Damaging Impact on Innovation
10/7/16

AAP & SIIA Welcome Legislation to Advance Equal Access for Higher Education Students with Disabilities
9/23/16

SIIA Tech Talk: Google to Discuss Virtual Reality in Education
9/14/16

Passage of Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act is Key Step in Addressing Workforce Challenges
9/13/16

Student Privacy Pledge Reaches Milestone of 300 Signatories
9/13/16

Court Decision Shields State from Copyright Claims; Threatens Tech industry, Innovation, and Economic Opportunity
7/20/16

SIIA to Announce Policy Best Practices for Data Privacy; Webinar with Experts will Follow
7/19/16

SIIA Welcomes EU Member State Approval of EU-US Privacy Shield
7/8/16

Perkins Career & Technical Education Act Reform Will Ensure Education Keeps Pace with Rapidly Changing Workforce Needs
7/7/16

SIIA Says Facial Recognition Technology Code of Conduct will Advance Privacy and Transparency
6/15/16

SIIA Panel to Present Impact of Policy on the Internet of Things
6/13/16

In Testimony to US House, SIIA Warns 18F is Lacking Transparency and Necessary Boundaries
6/10/16

SIIA Files Amicus Urging Reversal in US Supreme Court Design Patent Case
6/8/16

In IoT Comments to Commerce Department, SIIA Warns of Economic & Social Damage from Inflexible Regulations
6/2/16

SIIA Examining Europe's Digital Single Market Proposal
5/26/16

SIIA Highlights the Importance of Data Flows Upon Release of ITC Report
5/19/16

SIIA Supports Privacy Code of Conduct for Unmanned Aerial Systems
5/18/16

In Letter to Presidential Candidates, SIIA & Leading Tech Groups Recommend a High Tech Agenda
5/4/16

SIIA Applauds Bipartisan Approval of Defend Trade Secrets Act
4/27/16

SIIA Says House Passage of ECPA an Important Step Toward Strengthening Confidence in Cloud Computing
4/27/16

SIIA Congratulates U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for One Year Anniversary of Patent Quality Initiative
4/27/16

SIIA Encourages Progress on TTIP During New York Negotiations
4/27/16

SIIA Highlights Economic Importance of IP Protection on World Intellectual Property Day
4/26/16

SIIA and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Support Education Funding
4/25/16

SIIA Applauds House Judiciary Committee's Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
4/20/16

SIIA Applauds Judiciary Committee Action on ECPA Reform; Says it is Essential for Consumer Confidence in Cloud Computing
4/13/16

SIIA Applauds Department of Commerce for Seeking Comments on Policy Issues Related to the Internet of Things
4/5/15

SIIA Supports the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the First Federal Civil Remedy for Trade Secret Theft
4/5/2016

SIIA Says Venue Reform Bill Offers Common Sense Action on Patents
3/18/2016

SIIA Says an Overarching Regulation, Inflexible Mandates will Threaten the Social & Economic Potential of the Internet of Things
3/17/16

SIIA Welcomes Proposal to Transfer Control of Internet Assigned Names Authority Function to Multistakeholder Stewardship
3/11/16

SIIA Welcomes a Dialogue on Government Access to Information
2/29/16

SIIA Welcomes Release of "EU - U.S. Privacy Shield" Text
2/29/16

SIIA Welcomes President Obama Signing into Law the Judicial Redress Act 
2/24/16 

SIIA Statement on ACLU Model Privacy Bills
2/23/16

SIIA Applauds House of Representatives for Passage of Judicial Redress Act
2/11/16

SIIA Congratulates Senators Hatch and Murphy on Passage of Judicial Redress Act
2/10/16

SIIA Supports "EU - US Privacy Shield"; Says Revised Safe Harbor is Essential for Global Innovation and Economic Progress
2/2/16

SIIA Commends Progress on Safe Harbor Negotiations; Says Final Agreement is Key to Global Economic Progress
2/1/16

SIIA Says PTO White Paper Takes the Right Position on First Sale Doctrine
1/28/16

SIIA Applauds Strong Bipartisan Support for Judicial Redress Act
1/28/16

SIIA Testifies Before ITC, Says TPP Will Ensure Digital Trade Works for U.S. Companies
1/13/16

SIIA Asks President Obama to Focus on Five Tech Priorities
1/8/16

SIIA Supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
1/8/16

SIIA Applauds Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act
12/9/15

SIIA says Mandatory Social Media Reporting Requirements will Do More Harm than Good
12/8/15

SIIA Welcomes Every Student Succeeds Act as Positive Step Forward; It Includes Vital Ed Tech Funding
11/30/15

Industry Execs & Academics Examine the Trans-Pacific Partnership's Impact on Internet Governance
11/30/15

SIIA: Strong Encryption is Critical for National Security
11/16/15

SIIA and Industry's Federal Data Security Event will feature Reps McCaul and Hurd; Leaders from Adobe and Amazon 
11/11/15

SIIA Welcomes the Public Release of TPP Agreement Text
11/5/15

SIIA Names Chris Mohr as Vice President for Intellectual Property and General Counsel
10/28/15

SIIA and Industry Examine how Alternative Data Sources and Analytics can Expand Credit Opportunities for 50 Million Americans
10/28/15

SIIA Urges Regulatory Caution, Supports Continued Innovation of Motor Vehicles Before Tomorrow’s House Hearing on Vehicle Safety
10/20/15

SIIA Says Passage of Judicial Redress Act is Vital in Protecting Data Flows
10/20/15

SIIA Voices Concern About Effects of the European Court of Justice Safe Harbor Decision on Data Flows and Digital Trade
10/6/15

SIIA Welcomes OECD Report on Data-Driven Innovation
10/6/15

SIIA Applauds the Conclusion of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
10/5/15

SIIA Urges Passage of Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act
9/16/15

SIIA and Industry Welcome Markup of the Judicial Redress Act and Urge Passage
9/16/15

SIIA Addresses Role of Education Tech in Closing the Skills Gap at Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference
9/15/15

SIIA, CCIA hold Joint Event on The Judicial Redress Act of 2015 on Thursday September 10
9/2/15

SIIA, Chairman Goodlatte, and Industry Leaders Urge Immediate Passage of Patent Reform
9/2/15

SIIA Comments on Committee Introduction of a Bill to Amend the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
7/22/15

SIIA Sends Letter of Support to House Leaders in Advance of Innovation Act Vote
07/16/15

SIIA Comments on Blumenthal-Daines Student Digital Privacy Bill
07/16/15

SIIA Welcomes Nomination of Andy Slavitt to Permanent CMS Administrator 
07/13/15

SIIA Applauds House Passage of DOTCOM Act OF 2015
06/23/15

SIIA Applauds Senators for Their Support of Trade Promotion Authority
06/23/15

SIIA Says Judiciary Passage of The Innovation Act is Positive Sign for Patent Reform
06/11/15

SIIA Urges Democratic Members to Support Trade Promotion Authority
06/11/15

SIIA Supports Amended DOTCOM Act of 2015
06/10/15

Tech Industry Warns President of Risks in Compromising Encryption 
06/09/15

SIIA Says Copyright Modernization is Essential; Applauds Reps. Marino and Chu for Draft Bill
06/05/15

Senate Passage of USA FREEDOM is a Critical Step for Restoring Trust in U.S. Businesses; SIIA Renews Call for Multinational Surveillance Dialogue
06/02/15

SIIA Urges Senate to Quickly Pass USA FREEDOM Act
05/29/15

TPA Will Help Open Borders to Digital Trade and Drive U.S. Economic Growth
05/22/15

SIIA Says USA FREEDOM Act Essential for Restoring Trust in U.S. Businesses; Calls on Senate to Act Quickly
05/13/15

SIIA Comments on Markey-Hatch Federal Student Privacy Legislation
05/13/15

SIIA Urges Action on Patent Reform; Says PATENT Act Is Important Step Forward
04/29/15

SIIA Comments on Messer-Polis Student Digital Privacy Bill
04/29/15

SIIA Applauds USA FREEDOM Act; Says Surveillance Reform is Essential for U.S. Businesses
04/28/15

SIIA: Cybersecurity Bills Critical for Government and Industry; Urges Swift Action by Senate
04/23/15

SIIA Says Hatch-Wyden TPA Bill is Essential for U.S. Global Tech Leadership and for Economic Growth
04/16/15

SIIA Calls for Prompt Passage of Trade Promotion Authority
03/26/15

SIIA Urges Dialogue on Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights
02/27/15

In Testimony before Congress, SIIA Says Copyright Office is Badly in Need of Restructuring and Funding
02/26/15

SIIA Applauds Innovation Act: Calls it an Important, Bipartisan Patent Reform Effort
02/05/15

Student Privacy Pledge Crosses Milestone with 100 Signatories
02/04/15

SIIA Supports Trade Promotion Authority
01/29/15

SIIA: FTC IoT Report Strikes Balance Between Promoting Security and Allowing Innovation
01/27/15

SIIA Hails President Obama's Call for Cybersecurity & Trade Promotion Authority Legislation
01/20/15

SIIA Supports Call for Greater Information Sharing on Cyber Threats
01/13/15

SIIA Comments on President's Announcement on New Privacy Protections
01/12/15

SIIA Supports E-Rate Increase; Congratulates FCC for Improving Student Learning Connectivity 
12/11/14

SIIA Says MEDTECH Act is Needed to Improve Health Outcomes and Lower Costs Through Advanced Data Solutions 
12/04/14

SIIA Urges Congress to Pass the USA FREEDOM Act 
11/13/14

SIIA Calls on Congress to Make MLAT Funding a Priority in Current Budget Cycle 
11/03/14

Special Event to Examine How Data is Transforming Healthcare and Policy Implications 
10/22/14 

SIIA Applauds Move to Bring Permanent Leadership to PTO with Nomination of Michelle Lee 
10/17/14