March 27, 2006
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Media Advisory, 06-21
U.S. Government Official To Speak to Schoolchildren About Illegal Downloading and Copying
Kids to Be Taught the Value of Respecting Others' Intellectual Property
Alexandria, Va. — U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Jon Dudas will stress the importance of respecting others' intellectual property in remarks before an assembly of second through sixth graders at Ft. Hunt Elementary School in Alexandria, Va. In his remarks, Dudas will remind students that downloading and copying music, movies, and video games without the permission of the artist or copyright holder is illegal.
WHO Jon Dudas, under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and director of the
United States Patent and Trademark Office
WHAT Remarks to local children on the importance of intellectual property, patents, copyrights, and trademarks
WHEN Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE Ft. Hunt Elementary School
8832 Linton Lane
Alexandria, VA 22308
WEB Visit http://www.uspto.gov/ to learn more about the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.