U.S. Government Official To Speak to Ohio Schoolchildren About Illegal Downloading and Copying

Kids to Learn the Value of Respecting Others' Intellectual Property
May 11, 2006
Press Release #06-30

Brigid Quinn or Ruth Nyblod
(571) 272-8400 or

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Stephen Pinkos will talk to third graders at New Albany Elementary School in New Albany, Ohio, about respecting the music, art and ideas created by others. In his remarks, Pinkos will remind students that downloading and copying music, movies, and video games without the permission of the artist or copyright holder is illegal.


Remarks to local children on the importance of intellectual property, patents, copyrights and trademarks.


Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Stephen Pinkos


Monday, May 15, 2006 at 1:15 p.m.


New Albany 2-5 Elementary
87 North High Street
New Albany, Ohio 43054

Phone: 614-413-8600

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