Victoria A. Espinel was confirmed unanimously by the Senate on December 4, 2009 as the first U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. Ms. Espinel served in the Executive Office of the President and was charged with developing and implementing the Administration’s overall strategy for enforcement of intellectual property. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Espinel taught international trade law and intellectual property law at George Mason University School of Law. In 2007, Ms Espinel was asked to serve as the first Assistant USTR for Intellectual Property and Innovation. In that capacity, she was the chief US trade negotiator for intellectual property and innovation and was responsible for developing US trade policy on intellectual property and innovation.
Victoria Espinel is the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra and Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy Dan Gordon release their statement on ensuring that government IT purchases are fair, neutral and based on an objective assessment of relevant criteria.
Victoria Espinel, U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, explains efforts to enforce American intellectual property rights as the President seeks to dramatically expand American exports.
Victoria Espinel, U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, unveils the Administration’s first Joint Strategic Plan to combat intellectual property theft.
Learn about the intellectual property (IP) enforcement strategy and how the Administration responds to issues of IP infringement.
Victoria Espinel, U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, gives an overview of the issues at the heart of her job.