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.

May 24, 2016

Pictured (from left to right): UT State Senator Lincoln Fillmore, eBay’s Katie Stevens, UT Representative Craig Hall, Gary Thorup, UT Clean Energy’s Sophie Hayes and Sarah Wright, eBay’s Karl Zager and Glenn Calfee, UT Representative Bruce Cutler and eBay’s Ramon “Ray” Rivera.

The Trade Debate Missing in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Race

May 10, 2016

Yesterday US Senator Jeanne Shaheen posted an Op-Ed in the New Hampshire Union Leader once again pointing out just how destructive the Marketplace Fairness Act will be if passed as currently written. The Senator points out that, not only is this bill bad for a non-sales tax state like New Hampshire, but bad for all US internet-enabled small business.

May 6, 2016

As we celebrate our 53rdNational Small Business Week, let’s take time to reflect on the role that our 28.8 million American small businesses serve in our economy: creating jobs, building communities and sustaining the American Dream.

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May 3, 2016

Last week 25 eBay Sellers from 22 states visited Washington DC’s Capitol Hill for eBay’s 11th annual U.S. of eBay Advocacy Day event. Hosted by the eBay Government Relations team, this event brings together eBay sellers to meet with Federal officials and advocate for sound ecommerce public policy. This year participants held more than 65 meetings with U.S. Senators, Representatives and members of their staff to discuss important issues that affect small and medium sized businesses, like Internet sales tax and cross border trade.

May 3, 2016

This post originally appeared on the eBay Inc. blog. Written by Hal Lawton.

The secret of every successful business -- big or small, global or local -- boils down to the same two things. A great idea, and someone who refuses to let it go.

At eBay, we see those big ideas -- and that dogged determination to bring them to life – transformed into thriving small businesses every day.