CEA released the 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting industry progress and leadership on green initiatives
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The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding today’s Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing, and yesterday's Senate Judiciary hearing on the impact of abusive patent litigation practices have on American businesses: “Since December of 2013 – the last time Congress acted on patent reform legislation – patent trolls have bled over $100 billion from the U.S. economy." Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, in response to the reintroduction of the bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness (ESIC) Act by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), with an amendment from Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.): “We commend and thank Senators Portman and Shaheen for reintroducing this bipartisan, common-sense legislation that can save money and reduce carbon emissions." Full Release
Today in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, three leading trade associations – the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) and The Wireless Association (CTIA) – will support the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) order implementing the broadcast television spectrum incentive auction. They will argue the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) legal objection to the FCC’s order is unwarranted, and the methodology the FCC chose to calculate broadcast signal coverage areas and population is within the legal framework established in the Spectrum Act. Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights hearing on consent decrees governing royalty payments to songwriters: “We thank the Judiciary Committee for looking into the functioning of the so-called ‘consent decrees’ that set the terms for music licensing." Full Release
Today, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced the election of Sony Electronics’ Dr. Paul Hearty and VOXX International’s Ray Pace as chair and vice chair, respectively, of CEA’s Technology & Standards Council (TSC). The TSC guides CEA’s work on technology and standards activities, including CEA’s standards development program, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today it has joined United for Patent Reform (UPR), a diverse group of businesses and industries working to ensure Congress stops patent litigation abuse: “CEA is excited to join a broad coalition aimed at stopping the patent troll assault on the U.S. economy."
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CEA's Digital Answer Man Jim Barry visits media outlets annually, educating consumers on new products and trends. CEA members can add their products to the tour at no charge!