The governments of the United Kingdom and the United States today announced that they had reached a common understanding of intellectual property rights related to GPS and will work together to address broader global navigation satellite systems’ intellectual property issues. …

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On September 8, 2011, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing on the impacts of the LightSquared network on federal science activities. Officials from NOAA, NASA, DOT, USGS, and the National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT …

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In March 2011, the American Meteorological Society published a report on “Satellite Navigation & Space Weather: Understanding the Vulnerability & Building Resilience,” based on a workshop it conducted on the topic in October 2010. The Office of Space Commercialization participated …

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On October 26-27, the Department of Commerce participated in U.S. consultations with the Australian government in Washington, D.C., to review progress under and build future activities on the 2007 Joint Delegation Statement on Cooperation in the Civil Use of GPS …

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Today, President Obama issued a National Space Policy directive providing comprehensive guidance for all government activities in space, including the commercial, civil, and national security space sectors. The new policy leans farther forward in support of U.S. business interests than …

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On December 7, 2009, Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization delivered a presentation on “Commercial Opportunities to Use GPS for Sustainable Development” at the Global Space Technology Forum 2009 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The presentation describes …

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On October 27, Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization presented a GPS program and policy update at a meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) International Information Subcommittee in Stockholm, Sweden. He spoke on behalf of …

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