September 21, 2010
eBay CEO Discusses the Green Economy and eBay Businesses
On Tuesday, September 14th, the eBay Green and Government Relations teams hosted two successful events in Washington, D.C. with John Donahoe, eBay\'s CEO. The setting was an intimate breakfast discussion with senior environmental NGO leaders, and a larger panel discussion on the environmental benefits of peer-to-peer ecommerce. <a href="
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September 17, 2010
eBay Lawyer Named “Most Influential” in Intellectual Property
Dan Dougherty, Senior Director and Associate General Counsel of eBay Inc. has been named one of the 25 Most Influential People in IP (Intellectual Property) Law by The American Lawyer magazine. As eBay’s top IP attorney, Dougherty oversees the company’s legal work related to trademarks. <A href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-lawyer-named-most-influen... here</a> to read more about Dan and the award.
September 16, 2010
European Parliament adopts written declaration on ACTA
On Tuesday 9 September, the European Parliament adopted in Strasbourg an important Declaration calling on the Commission to make all documents relating to the ongoing negotiations publicly available. The declaration argues that the agreement should not impose changes in the current harmonised EU copyright, patent and trademark laws or weaken fundamental rights such as freedom of expression and the right to privacy.
September 14, 2010
eBay defeats Tiffany in Counterfeit Jewelry Suit
“We are pleased with today’s ruling, which settles the last remaining claim before the trial court in this case. The trial court has ruled in eBay’s favor on every claim brought by Tiffany, providing an unequivocal validation of eBay’s business practices.”
~Michelle Fang, Associate General Counsel, eBay
September 13, 2010
eBay CEO and FCC Chairman Talked Broadband Policy on 9/15
John Donahoe, eBay President and CEO, and Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) were joined in Washington, DC by online small business owners to discuss the importance of universal, fast, affordable, and open broadband access to small business growth. <A href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-ceo-and-fcc-chairman-talk... here</a> for more details.