The House of Representatives on Sunday cleared the intellectual property enforcement bill that would create an "IP coordinator" position in the White House.
The legislation, formally known as the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act, or Pro-IP, passed unanimously in the Senate on Friday.
The Bush administration last week sent a letter to Congress stating its opposition to certain measures, including the creation of an IP coordinator. It is unclear whether the administration supports the bill as it was passed.
The bipartisan legislation passed in the House 341-41, with dissenters on both sides of the aisle. … Read more