Tod Cohen

Since 2000, Mr. Cohen has been responsible for global public policy for eBay, adding PayPal when it was acquired in 2002. Beginning in 2006, he has become responsible for eBay’s legal regulatory and intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks and rightsholder relations) work as well as law enforcement affairs and global investigation teams.

July 26, 2016

Last week, eBay Government Relations and Friends of eBay teamed up to host Startup Global NYC at eBay’s New York City office, in collaboration with the US Department of Commerce, the Global Innovation Forum and NYC Economic Development Corporation.

July 14, 2016

Yesterday, a bipartisan group of lawmakers, led by co-chairs U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Ted Poe (R-Texas), announced the newly formed Fourth Amendment Caucus to protect the privacy and security of Americans in the digital age.

July 13, 2016

This article originally appeared on BIPAC's blog. Written by BIPAC Political Analyst Jim Ellis.

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Some of the new post-FBI decision polling is making its way into the public domain, and the data yields predictable results.

Gone are the Hillary Clinton leads of last week that suggested the former Secretary of State was moving into low double-digit leads over Donald Trump.

July 6, 2016

Today Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine visited eBay and met with eBay VP of Global Government Relations Tekedra Mawakana, ACG & Legal Head of Litigation, Patents and Technology Brandon Pace and Government Relations Senior Manager & Counsel John Lawrence. The team met with the Attorney General in the newest addition to the eBay San Jose Campus, the eBay Main Street Building, which included a look at the many interactive displays showing the global reach of eBay and its customers. 

July 6, 2016

This article originally appeared on BIPAC's blog. Written by BIPAC Political Analyst Jim Ellis.

June 29, 2016

This article originally appeared on BIPAC's blog. Written by BIPAC Political Analyst Jim Ellis.

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The victory for Brexit forces in the United Kingdom is a boost to Donald Trump's campaign, at least according to the GOP's presumptive nominee. Mr. Trump's response statement proclaimed that, in November, the American people, too, will have "the chance to re-declare their independence."

eBay's 'Main Street' building highlights digital theme

June 15, 2016

This article originated on BIPAC.org. Written by BIPAC Political Analyst Jim Ellis

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The presidential political primary season ended with the District of Columbia Democratic primary where presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton captured 79% of the vote and has, for all intents and purposes, finally ended Sen. Bernie Sanders (I/D-VT) campaign hopes. She now has enough in the way of pledged votes and Super Delegates to unquestionably exceed the 2,383 votes necessary to win the presidential nomination.

June 13, 2016

This article originated on BIPAC.org. Written by BIPAC Political Analyst Jim Ellis

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Now that the primary process is complete, we can officially declare Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump the respective Democratic and Republican presidential nominees.

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