MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri

Ms Kumpula-Natri is a Member of the European Parliament representing Finland and the S&D. She is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and a substitute member to the Committee on International Trade (INTA), where she is the standing rapporteur of the parliamentary monitoring group WTO rules on e-commerce. Ms Kumpula-Natri is also the first vice-chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with the United States of America (D-US) and has served as the first vice-chair of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA).

A strong advocate for gender equality and women in tech and digital cooperation, Ms Kumpula-Natri is the chair and founder of the UN Generation Equality Friendship Group in the European Parliament and a member of the European Parliament´s delegation to the Conference on the Future of Europe. Previously, Ms Kumpula-Natri was a member of the Finnish Parliament for 11 years and chaired the Grand Committee responsible for EU-Finland relations at the parliamentary level. She has also been a member of her hometown local council in Vaasa for 20 years.

Safeguarding Human Invention in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

By Alexander Kersten Introduction On October 30, President Joe Biden issued the Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. This comes at a time when artificial intelligence (AI)’s anticipated capabilities and applications are expected to have a tremendous impact on the future
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Letter to Congress Correcting False Claims About Bayh-Dale Act and § 1498 on Drug Price Controls

On September 28th, 2023, a letter was sent to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and to Secretary Becerra correcting false claims that the federal government can use the Bayh-Dole Act or § 1498 to impose
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Dr. Kirti Gupta – Testimony: Innovating Ideas Around Standards and Intellectual Property

On September 20th, 2023, LeadershIP Executive Director Dr. Kirti Gupta testified for the ITA-NIST-USPTO Listening Session on Innovating Ideas Around Standards and Intellectual Property.    Transcript: Good afternoon. My name is Dr. Kirti Gupta and I am speaking on behalf of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Let
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