Adobe Public Policy

May 7, 2016 / Intellectual Property

Nothing But Net!

I was with a friend last weekend (I’ll call her “Mom”) who was giving me some feedback about my blog. She said that she enjoys my writing, but encouraged me to cover things other than work.

April 27, 2016 / Accessibility

Section 508 Updates Should Promote Harmonization of Accessibility Standards

Adobe has made it a priority to develop digital tools that are world class and support accessibility for people with disabilities.

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.