Sovereign Immunity and the Protection of Intellectual Property
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Time: 10:00 AM

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  3. Senator Maria Cantwell (D - WA)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable James E. Rogan
    Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property
    Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Washington , DC
  2. The Honorable Marybeth Peters
    Register of Copyrights
    United States Copyright Office
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Mr. Keith Shraad
    Western Regional Director
    National Information Consortium
    Lawrence , KS
  2. Mr. Michael K. Kirk
    Executive Director
    American Intellectual Property Law Association
    Arlington , VA
  3. Mr. William E. Thro
    General Counsel
    Christopher Newport University
    Newport News , VA
  4. Mr. Paul Bender
    Professor, Arizona State University College of Law
    Counsel to Meyer & Klipper, PLLC
    Washington , DC