Digital Society Committee

In 2009, AmCham established a Committee for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in order to respond to members’ needs. The main goal of this Committee was to lobby for IPR protection and provide leadership that would bring together interested partners, as well as share information with decision makers and law enforcement.

In 2019, it was decided to transform the existing IPR committee into the Digital Society Committee in order to cover the topics of the critical importance of the grown Amcham network. The aim of the DS committee is to take a bigger picture of the strategy of Estonia as a Digital Society, with long-term benefits in the form of competitiveness, growth, creation of jobs, innovation, and modern society.

The DS Committee addresses the following topics:

  • Data Protection and e-Privacy (GDPR)
  • Emerging Technologies (AI, 5G, etc.)
  • Cyber Security and Online Safety
  • Technology Transfer & IPR
  • Digital Single Market and the Future of Work
  • E-Commerce

and more..

CLICK HERE TO READ THE DSC POSITION PAPER..

Committee Members:

  1. Pirjo Jha, VAIMO (Committee Chair)
  2. Mirell Merirand, Estonian Business School (EBS)
  3. Ingrid Toonekurg, Microsoft Estonia
  4. Kai Tammist, Philip Morris Estonia
  5. Kristiina Maasik, Telia Eesti AS
  6. Kristian Riber Kraaer, Google
  7. Kairi Uustulnd, Rud Pedersen Public Affairs Estonia
  8. Rima Valentukeviciene, IBM
  9. Oleg Shvaikovsky, Nortal
  10. Taimi Veedla, U.S. Embassy Tallinn
  11. Lise-Lotte Lääne, Sorainen
  12. Niels Holender, Nordisk Consulting Group LLC
  13. Daria Sivovol, AmCham Estonia
  14. Edgars Milgrāvis, Palo Alto Networks
  15. Lauri Makke, Cisco Systems
  16. Jacob Turowski, Facebook

Some of our past activities and events:

Digital Society Committee Holds the First Conference on the Future of Estonian Education with the Minister of Education

To view the latest position paper by the AmCham IPR Committee please CLICK HERE..

AmCham Annual World IP Day Event 2018. Press release

AmCham IPR Committee Meets with the Economic Committee of Riigikogu

AmCham IPR White Paper 2017_EST

AmCham IPR White Paper 2017_ENG

Celebrating the National IPR Day

Annual Intellectual Property Breakfast Meeting

AmCham IPR Committee Meet with the USPTO Representative, Paolo M.Trevisan

AmCham IP Committee Meets with the Ministry of Justice

Estonia should strive for a long-term strategy on intellectual property1.     Pirjo Jha, VAIMO (Committee Chair)

2.     Mirell Merirand, Estonian Business School (EBS)

3.     Ingrid Toonekurg, Microsoft Estonia

4.     Kai Tammist, Philip Morris Estonia

5.     Kristiina Maasik, Telia Eesti AS

6.     Kristian Riber Kraaer, Google

7.     Kairi Uustulnd, Rud Pedersen Public Affairs Estonia

8.     Rima Valentukeviciene, IBM

9.     Oleg Shvaikovsky, Nortal

10.  Taimi Veedla, U.S. Embassy Tallinn

11.  Lise-Lotte Lääne, Sorainen

12.  Niels Holender, Nordisk Consulting Group LLC

13.  Daria Sivovol, AmCham Estonia

14.  Edgars Milgrāvis, Palo Alto Networks

15.  Lauri Makke, Cisco Systems

16.  Jacob Turowski, Facebook