Press Releases

SIIA Welcomes Administration Intent to Negotiate Trade Agreements with Japan, the EU, and the U.K.
10/17/2018

SIIA Welcomes U.S. Senate Confirmation of Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) Nominees
10/12/2018

SIIA Disappointed in Change to Inter Partes Review
10/11/2018

SIIA Applauds ITC's Consideration of Public Interest Factors in Exclusion Order Case
10/2/2018

SIIA Welcomes the United States Mexico Canada Agreement
10/1/2018

SIIA Welcomes the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2018
10/1/2018

SIIA Supports the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act
9/26/2018

SIIA Urges Passage of Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act
9/26/2018

SIIA Asks for Changes to Certain Data and Criminal Penalties Rules in Comments on Draft India Privacy Law
9/26/2018

SIIA Welcomes NTIA Privacy Initiative
9/25/2018

SIIA Sends Letter Supporting the Appointment of an Ambassador for the Office of Cyberspace and Digital Economy
9/25/2018

SIIA Joins Americans for Free Trade
9/12/2018

SIIA Urges Administration to Avoid Tariffs on Products from China, Especially on Products Needed to Build U.S. Data Centers
9/6/2018

SIIA Welcomes Senate Passage of the Perkins CTE Act; Urges Swift House Passage
7/24/2018

SIIA Hails Federal Circuit Decision Rejecting Sovereign Immunity from Inter Partes Review
7/20/2018

SIIA Welcomes National Strategy for Workforce Development
7/19/2017

SIIA Disappointed in European Commission’s Android Decision for Not Providing for Antifragmentation Governance
7/18/2018

SIIA to Testify to House Small Business Committee that Current Intellectual Property Law is Working for Digital Sector Businesses
7/10/2018

Congressman Paul Mitchell will Join Industry Experts and SIIA for a Discussion on Crafting Open Data Policies
5/30/2018

SIIA Welcomes Introduction of Big Data in IP Bill
5/22/2018

SIIA Urges Federal Circuit to Not Allow Sovereigns to Rent Their Immunity to Private Parties
5/18/18

Experts from RELX Inc, Cyrrus Analytics, and Grant-Thornton Join SIIA for an Event on Crafting Open Data Policies
5/16/18

SIIA Says Tariffs Will Undermine U.S. Technology Leadership in Areas like the Internet of Things; Welcomes USTR Hearings
5/14/18

SIIA Welcomes Senate Judiciary Committee's Unanimous Passage of Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Legislation
5/10/18

SIIA Applauds Introduction of 21st Century IDEA Act
5/10/18

SIIA Congratulates Full Slate of New FTC Commissioners
4/26/2018

SIIA Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Inter Partes Review
4/24/2018

SIIA Encourages U.S. Senate to Consent to Marrakesh Treaty
4/18/2018

SIIA Applauds USPTO Director Iancu for Focus on Patent Quality
4/18/2018

SIIA Applauds U.S. Supreme Court for Dropping Microsoft - Department of Justice Case on Overseas Data Access
4/17/2018

SIIA Slams Vermont Data Broker Bill as Unconstitutional
4/10/2018

SIIA Lauds Congress for Advancing the CLOUD Act
3/22/2018

SIIA Applauds Omnibus Funding for Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program
3/22/2018

SIIA Opposes STRONGER Patents Act as Harmful to Innovation
3/20/2018

Senator Hatch Joins SIIA for Event on Promoting Cloud Computing by Enabling Legal Access to Data Across Borders
3/9/2018

SIIA Encourages Negotiators to Reach an Agreement on NAFTA so North America can Establish Digital Trade Standards for the World
2/23/2018

SIIA Says HEA Reauthorization Will Connect More Students to Higher Education, Jobs, and Credentials
2/22/2018

SIIA Cheers FTC Chair Nominee Joseph Simons's Focus on Rigorous Enforcement Targeted at Greatest Harms
2/14/2018

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


Congressmen 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