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Re: Obama Admin rules texts of new IPR agreement are state secretsEU
From: David Farber <dave () farber net>
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2009 18:55:58 -0400



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From: James Love <jamespackardlove () gmail com>
Date: March 14, 2009 5:04:20 PM EDT
To: dave () farber net
Cc: ip <ip () v2 listbox com>
Subject: Re: [IP] Obama Admin rules texts of new IPR agreement are state secretsEU

Dave,

We are hoping the Obama White House focuses more on the issue of ACTA
transparency, and changes course.  Clearly it is offensive to claim the
proposals for an important IPR enforcement treaty should be treated as
national security secrets (as is now being done).  However, to
understand how truly absurd this is, consider than the USTR has hundreds
and hundreds of "cleared advisors" who have access to the documents.
Below is a list only the 116 of the corporate lawyers, lobbyists and PR
people, from 4 of the 27 USTR advisory committees cleared to see the
ACTA documents.  I know a lot of people on this list, and it is
difficult to imagine how the White House can justify giving them access,
and not giving everyone access.  Jamie

http://www.keionline.org/blogs/2009/03/13/who-are-cleared-advisors/

Who are the cleared advisors that have access to secret ACTA documents?
By James Love, on March 13th, 2009

 [snip]

Industry Trade Advisory Committee On Intellectual Property Rights
ITAC 15

   Chairman , Mr. Eric H. Smith
   President
   International Intellectual Property Alliance

   Vice-Chairman
   Mr. Jacques J. Gorlin
   President
   The Gorlin Group

   Sandra M. Aistars, Esq.
   Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property
   Time Warner Inc.

   Kira M. Alvarez, Esq.
   Director, International Government Affairs
   Eli Lilly and Company

   Mark Chandler, Esq.
   Senior Vice President, General Counsel,
   and Secretary
   Cisco Systems, Inc.

   Ms. Erin L. Ennis
   Vice President
   The U.S.-China Business Council

   Francis (Frank) Z. Hellwig, Esq.
   Senior Associate, General Counsel
   Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

   J. Anthony Imler, Ph.D.
   Director, Public Policy, Latin America
   Merck & Co., Inc.
   Ms. Mary A. Irace
   Vice President, Trade and Export Finance
   National Foreign Trade Council, Inc.

   Jeffrey P. Kushan, Esq.
   Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood LLP
   Representing Biotechnology Industry
   Organization

   Stevan D. Mitchell, Esq.
   Vice President, Intellectual Property Policy
   Entertainment Software Association

   Douglas T. Nelson, Esq.
   Executive Vice President, General Counsel,
   and Secretary
   CropLife America

   Timothy P. Trainer, Esq.
   President
   Global Intellectual Property
   Strategy Center, P.C.
   Representing the Thomas G. Faria
   Corporation

   Neil I. Turkewitz, Esq.
   Executive Vice President
   Recording Industry Association of America

   Ms. Susan C. Tuttle
   Governement Programs Executive
   IBM Corporation

   Mr. Herbert C. Wamsley
   Executive Director
   Intellectual Property Owners Association

   Ms. Anissa S. Whitten
   Trade Director
   Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.

   Ms. Deborah E. Wiley
   Senior Vice President
   John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
   Association of American Publishers, Inc.

   Shirley Zebroski, Ph.D
   Director, Legislative Affairs
   General Motors Corporation

   Total Members = 19

Industry Trade Advisory Committee On Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Health
Science Products and Services
ITAC 3

   Chairman
   Mr. V. M. (Jim) DeLisi
   President
   Fanwood Chemical, Inc.

   Primary Vice-Chairman
   Robert E. Branand, Esq.
   Representative
   National Paint & Coatings Association

   Secondary Vice-Chairman
   W. Martin (Marty) Strauss, Ph.D.
   Vice President, Consumer Traits and Food Policy
   Monsanto Company

   Karen L. Bland, Esq.
   Consultant
   Representing The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.

   Mr. Michael D. Boyd
   Vice President, Public Affairs International
   Schering-Plough Corporation

   Shawn M. Brown
   Vice President of State Affairs
   Generic Pharmaceutical Association

   Mr. P. Claude Burcky
   Divisional Vice President, Global Government Affairs and Policy
   Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

   Mr. Morris A. Chafetz
   President
   Hemisphere Polymer and Chemical
   Company, Inc.

   Mr. Harrison C. Cook
   Director, International Government Affairs
   Eli Lilly and Company

   Mr. Donald E. Ellison
   Representative
   Government Relations, LLC
   SACMA

   D. Geoffrey B. Gamble, Esq.
   Director, International Government Affairs
   E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company

   Mr. Edward L. Gibbs
   President
   North Coast Medical Equipment, Inc.

   Trevor J. Gunn, Ph.D.
   Director, International Relations
   Medtronic, Inc.

   Ms. Tine K. Hansen-Turton
   Chief Executive Officer
   National Nursing Centers Consortium

   Ms. Regina L. Harper
   Regulatory Affairs Manager
   Milliken Chemical

   Ms. Mary A. Irace
   Managing Director, Global Affairs
   American Chemistry Council

   Mr. Ralph F. Ives
   Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis
   Advanced Medical Technology Association

   Mr. Craig S. Kramer
   Vice President, International
   Government Affairs
   Johnson & Johnson

   Mr. Adrian Krygsman
   Director, Product Registration
   Troy Corporation

   Ms. Nancy R. Levenson
   Director, U.S. Federal Government Relations
   S.C.Johnson & Son, Inc.

   Matthew T. McGrath, Esq.
   Partner
   Barnes, Richardson and Colburn
   Representing Intermune, Inc.

   Mr. Lloyd N. Moon
   Vice President
   Chemtura Corporation

   Ms. Tracey J. Norberg
   Vice President, Environment and Resource
   Recovery
   Rubber Manufacturers Association

   Ms. Rosemary L. O’Brien
   Vice President, Public Affairs
   CF Industries, Inc.

   Mr. Gerald R. Prout
   Vice President, Government and Public
   Affairs
   FMC Corporation

   Mr. J. Lawrence Robinson
   President
   Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc.

   George L. Rolofson, Ph.D.
   Consultant in Agricultural Science and Environmental, Regulatory,
and Trade Policy

   Rolofson Consulting
   Representing Gowan Company

   Ms. Lisa M. Schroeter
   Director, International Policy
   The Dow Chemical Company

   Ms. Marjory E. Searing
   Vice President, Public Affairs - Japan/Asia and Latin America
   Pfizer Inc.

   Mr. Isi A. Siddiqui
   Vice President, Science and Regulatory Affairs
   CropLife America

   Mr. Arthur J. Simonetti
   Director, Trade Legislation and Regulation
   Honeywell International, Inc.

   Mr. Henry P. Stoebenau
   President
   Efficient Global Trade, Inc.
   Representing American Association of Exporters and Importers

   Mr. Albert C. (Cal) Sutphin
   President Braden Sutphin Ink Company

   Mr. Ford B. West
   President
   The Fertilizer Institute

   Mr. Andrew C. Zamoyski
   President
   Zamoyski and Company
   Representing Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association

   Total Members = 35

Industry Trade Advisory Committee On Information and Communications
Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce
ITAC 8

   Chairman
   Mr. SteveW. Stewart
   Director, Public Affairs
   IBM Corporation

   Primary Vice-Chairman
   Ms. B. Anne Craib
   Director, International Trade and Government Affairs
   Semiconductor Industry Association

   Secondary Vice-Chairman
   Mr. Robert J. Mulligan
   Senior Vice President International
   AeA: Advancing the Business of Technology

   Mr. Arun K. Bhumitra
   Chief Executive Officer
   Arjay Telecommunications

   Mark F. Bohannon, Esq.
   General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Public Policy Software
and Information
   Industry Association

   Mr. Anthony Caldwell
   President
   Global Business Communication Solutions, LLC
   Representing XSelData

   Ms. Melika D. Carroll
   Director, Federal Government Affairs
   Micron Technology, Inc.

   Ms. Susan D. Chapman
   Director, e-Commerce Policy and Asia Pacific Trade Policy
   General Motors Corporation

   Mr. Calman J. Cohen
   President
   Emergency Committee for American Trade

   Tod H. Cohen, Esq.
   Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Government Relations
   eBay Inc.

   Holly A. Evans, Esq.
   President
   Strategic Counsel, LLC
   Representing Advanced Micro Devices

   Mark E. Foster, Esq.
   Attorney
   Law Offices of Mark E. Foster
   Representing Transaction Network Services,
   Inc.

   Ms. Meredith L. Golemon-Anderson
   Director, International Trade Policy
   Oracle Corporation

   Mr. John P. Goyer
   Vice President, International Trade
   Negotiations and Investment
   U.S. Coalition of Service Industries

   Mr. Christopher G. Hankin
   Director, Federal Affairs
   Sun Microsystems, Inc.

   Ms. Tania W. Hanna
   Director, Government Relations
   Corporate Washington Office
   Harris Corporation

   Mr. Christopher J. Hirth
   Director, Web Commerce Group
   Intuit Inc.

   Mr. David M. Leifer, Esq.
   Senior Counsel
   American Council of Life Insurers

   Mr. Charles B. O’Hara
   Manager, National Government Relations
   The Procter & Gamble Company

   Ms. Wendy E. Owens
   Chief Executive Officer
   AbleMedia LLC

   Mr. Joseph A. Pasetti
   Manager, Government Affairs
   Applied Materials, Inc.

   Mr. Daniel J. Peterson
   Vice President, Industry and Government Affairs
   Cook Group Incorporated

   Mr. Edward M. Rozynski
   Vice President, Global Government Affairs
   Stryker Corporation

   Jacquelynn Ruff, Esq.
   Vice President, International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
   Verizon Communications Inc.

   Ms. Loretta L. Schmitzer
   Vice President, Government Affairs
   The Boeing Company

   Mr. Gregory S. Slater
   Director, Trade Policy
   Intel Corporation

   Ms. Sarah G. Smiley
   Associate Vice President
   Advanced Medical Technology Association

   Stephen B. Whitaker, Ph.D.
   President
   Whitaker Strategies, LLC
   Representing BOSE Corporation

   Total Members = 28

Industry Trade Advisory Committee On Services and Finance Industries
ITAC 10

   Chairman
   Mr. J. Robert Vastine, Jr.
   President
   U.S. Coalition of Service Industries

   Vice-Chairman
   Ms. Elizabeth R. Benson
   President
   Energy Associates

   Mr. Thomas A. Allegretti
   President and Chief Executive Officer
   The American Waterways Operators

   Mr. Fredric S. Berger, P.E.
   Senior Vice President
   The Louis Berger Group, Inc.

   Mr. Stuart J. Brahs
   President
   Stuart J. Brahs Consulting
   American Council of Life Insurers

   Timothy C. Brightbill, Esq.
   Member, American Bar Association
   Wiley Rein LLP

   Stephen J. Canner, Ph.D.
   Vice President, Investment and Financial Services
   United States Council for International
   Business

   Ms. Ellen M. Delage
   Director, International Relations
   The American Institute of Architects

   Paul H. DeLaney III
   FedEx Express

   Linda Menghetti Dempsey, Esq.
   Vice President
   Emergency Committee for American Trade

   Peter D. Ehrenhaft, Esq.
   Senior Counsel
   Peter D. Ehrenhaft Consulting
   Representing Harkins Cunningham, LLP

   Mr. Gregory M. Frazier
   Executive Vice President
   Worldwide Government Policy
   Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.

   Madeleine F. Green, Ph.D.
   Vice President and Director,
   Center for International and Institutional Initiatives
   American Council on Education

   Ms. Leslie C. Griffin
   Vice President, International Governmental Affairs
   New York Life Insurance Company

   Mr. Charles P. Heeter Jr.
   Principal, International Government Affairs
   Deloitte and Touche USA LLP

   Ms. Selina E. Jackson
   Vice President, International Public Affairs
   UPS

   Mr. William A. Jordan
   Senior Director, Government Affairs and Communications
   The McGraw-Hill Companies

   Mr. Leonard N. Karp
   President and Chief Executive Officer
   Philadelphia International Medicine

   Mr. Robert D. Kramer
   Vice President, Public Policy
   Computing Technology Industry Association

   Mr. Gary W. Kushnier
   Vice President, International Policy
   American National Standards Institute

   Ms. Laura J. Lane
   Senior Vice President,
   International Government Affairs
   Citigroup Inc.

   Dr. Marjorie Peace Lenn
   President
   Center for Quality Assurance in International Education

   Mr. Shawn C. McBurney
   Vice President, Governmental Affairs
   American Hotel and Lodging Association

   Mr. DeRohn S.T. Mitchell
   Deputy Director, Government and Business Relations
   Alvarez & Marsal, LLC

   Mr. Kevin C.W. Mulvey
   Assistant Vice President, Corporate and International Affairs
   American International Group, Inc.

   Mr. Patrick J. Natale, P.E.
   Executive Director
   American Society of Civil Engineers

   Mr. Bryan M. Pickel
   Vice President, Federal Government Affairs and External Affairs
   Prudential Financial, Inc.

   Mary S. Podesta, Esq.
   Senior Counsel
   Investment Company Institute

   Jean M. Prewitt, Esq.
   President and Chief Executive Officer
   Independent Film & Television Alliance

   Mr. Ivan J. Sotomayor
   Managing Partner
   Sotomayor & Associates, LLP

   Ms. Sarah F. Thorn
   Director, International Trade
   Federal Government Relations
   Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

   Mr. Philip M. Vaughn
   Senior Director, Government Relations
   Fluor Corporation

   Mr. Carlos C. Villarreal, P.E.
   Executive Vice President, Operations
   Wilbur Smith Associates

   Christian (Chris) E. Wolfe, Esq.
   Partner, Business Planning and Taxation
   Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.

   Total Members = 34







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