Monday, November 22, 2010

The "Indian George Clooney" speaks of patent reform

A Reuters report on 19 Nov 2010 begins:

The White House will work with Congress on bills dealing with on patent reform, privacy and corporate taxation, said Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra at a technology forum hosted by the Politico news service.

Chopra has a New Jersey connection. As noted in wikipedia: Chopra was born in 1972 in Trenton, New Jersey, the eldest son of Indian immigrants Ram and Neelam Chopra.[4]. He grew up in West Windsor, New Jersey, also known as Princeton Junction, New Jersey, and attended West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South from 1986-1990.

Of the job of Chief Technology Officer that he created, President Obama said: "As Chief Technology Officer, Chopra's job will be to promote technological innovation to help the country meet its goals such as job creation, reducing health care costs, and protecting the homeland.

Wikipedia also has text: During the segment, host Jon Stewart referred to Chopra as the "Indian George Clooney."


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