September 07, 2006
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U.S. Government Official To Speak to Schoolchildren About Illegal Downloading and Copying
Children to Learn the Value of Respecting Others' Intellectual Property
Washington, D.C. — U. S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Jon Dudas will stress the importance of respecting the music, art and ideas created by others in remarks before an assembly of second through fifth graders at Westwood Elementary School in Bloomington, Minn. 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.
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Jon Dudas
Remarks to local children on the importance of intellectual property, patents, copyrights and trademarks
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 at 1:30 p.m.
Westwood Elementary School
3701 W. 108th Street
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