Alexandra Cooke

Alexandra Cooke is the senior director for global membership at ACT | The App Association. Her decade of experience working with small and medium-sized businesses across verticals has given her a unique perspective on the intersection of technology, policy, and innovation. In her role, Alex engages directly with App Association members, distilling global regulatory and legislative issues impacting their businesses. In addition to assisting members with understanding a wide variety of policy issues, Alex champions opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs to directly participate in advocacy and promotion of their products and ideas, both with policymakers and the general public.

 

Intellectual Property Rights in the U.S.-China Innovation Competition

By Chris Borges The United States is engaged in a competition for technology and innovation leadership with China, with both nations making significant investments in their domestic innovation systems while seeking to undermine the other’s innovation system. The United States, for instance, has implemented export controls and investment restrictions to slow China’s
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Informing the Innovation Policy Debate: Key Concepts in Copyright Laws for Generative AI

By Julia Yoon and Chris Borges Since OpenAI released ChatGPT to the public in November 2022, the use of and investment in generative artificial intelligence (AI) has exploded. Companies have released dozens of new models that can create text, images, sound, and even video, while investments in generative AI quintupled from
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(Transcript) 2024 LeadershIP Conference Panel IV: The Geopolitical Technology Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities

This transcript is from the 2024 LeadershIP Conference hosted at CSIS on April 9th, 2024. Watch the full video here. (DOWNLOAD) LeadershIP 2024 – Panel 4 Transcript Panel Description: National security priorities and technological leadership are inextricably linked. What can innovation, intellectual property, and competition policies do to help
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