Adobe Public Policy

April 22, 2016 / Sustainability

Moving Beyond Earth Day: A “Small” Change with Significant Impact

Every year, Earth Day marks an important milestone in the sustainability movement—rallying people, government and businesses around the world to focus on sustainability and preservation of the environment.

April 12, 2016 / Digital Government

The Federal Government Needs to Embrace Open Standards

As a long-standing supporter of the open source community, Adobe welcomes the OMB’s new draft policy on the federal government’s use of open source software.

March 9, 2016 / Intellectual Property

Patent Reform Is within Grasp

The numbers are in. And they aren’t good. Patent trolls filed 3,604 suits in 2015, making it the second busiest year on record for abusive patent litigation.

March 3, 2016 / Privacy

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Late in 2015, EU legislators reached an agreement on a new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), updating the existing EU Directive which dates from 1994. The new text will come into effect sometime in mid-2018.

January 14, 2016 / European Union

The Future of Our Digital World: Why You Should Care about the EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy

Launched amid much fanfare in May 2015, the Digital Single Market Strategy laid out the European Commission’s vision for digitally driven economic growth in the EU.

January 5, 2016 / Intellectual Property

American Innovators Deserve a Modern Copyright System

Tech advancements are changing the way content is managed and distributed for nearly every purpose, but the U.S. Copyright Office has fallen behind.