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  • ESA Statement on 2022 Special 301 Report

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    The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which represents the U.S. video game industry, today issued the following statement on the 2022 Special 301 Report released by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).

  • Entertainment Software Association Applauds Confirmation of Kathi Vidal to United States Patent and Trademark Office

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    The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which serves as the voice and advocate for the U.S. video game industry, congratulates Kathi Vidal, unanimously confirmed Tuesday, April 5, 2022 by the United States Senate as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark…

  • ESA Statement on E3 2022

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    The Entertainment Software Association issued the following statement on E3 2022:E3 will return in 2023 with a reinvigorated showcase that celebrates new and exciting video games and industry innovations.We previously announced that E3 would not be held in person in 2022 due to the ongoing health risks surrounding COVID-19.…

  • Entertainment Software Association Statement on Proposed 2022 Empire State Digital Gaming Media Production Credit

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    The Entertainment Software Association supports and encourages the New York State Legislature to enact the Empire State Digital Gaming Media Production Credit proposed in the Senate and Assembly budget bills.

  • Statement From Global Video Game Industry Associations on Ukraine

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    Trade associations representing the video game industry including the Entertainment Software Association, responded to the conflict in Ukraine with the following statement:"The video game industry stands in support of the people of Ukraine and joins the international call to end the violence and restore peace in the region. Our…

  • Entertainment Software Association Statement on Successful Piracy Prosecution

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    The Entertainment Software Association issued the following statement on the successful piracy prosecution in the Western District of Washington: "The Entertainment Software Association applauds the United States Department of Justice and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington for the successful prosecution of Gary Bowser, a…

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