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Christopher S. Reed

Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management, Los Angeles

B.S., Economics, Lehigh University
J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law
LL.M., University of New Hampshire School of Law

Chris Reed is vice president of content protection for 21st Century Fox in Los Angeles. In this role he manages the development and implementation of strategies to protect the company’s film and television content from infringement and piracy worldwide.
Prior to joining Fox, Chris served as senior advisor for policy and special projects at the U.S. Copyright Office. In that capacity he advised the Register of Copyrights on a variety of issues relating to copyright law and policy, technology, and the Office’s registration and recordation systems. Chris previously served as an attorney in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he worked principally on matters relating to the entertainment and media industries, including United States’ investigation of the proposed Google Book Search Settlement Agreement and the investigation of the joint venture between Comcast Corporation and NBC-Universal, Inc.
In law school Chris served as editor-in-chief of IDEA®: The Intellectual Property Law Review. After graduation, Chris served as a law clerk to the Honorable Steven J. McAuliffe, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.
Chris also serves as an advisor to Orangenius, an online platform dedicated to helping artists succeed at the business of creativity. He is also a frequent contributor to the company's two online publications: Art Law Journal and Artrepreneur.

Instagram: @chrisreedla

Christopher S. Reed
  • Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    American Bar Association
    American Society of Media Photographers
    American Society of Picture Professionals
    The Authors Guild
    Copyright Society of the United States
  • Publications


    Copyright Workflow: Protecting, Managing, and Sharing Digital Images (Peachpit Press 2014).

    Regulating Relationships between Competing Broadcasters, 33 Hastings Comm/Ent L.J. 1 (2010).

    A Trade Dress Approach to the Protection of Radio Brands, 34 AIPLA Q.J. 399 (2006).
  • Conferences/Lectures


    Panelist, Global Rights Management Systems and Marketplaces, American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada (October 2016).

    Panelist, U.S. Copyright Office Section 1201 Study Public Roundtables, San Francisco, California (May 2016).

    Panelist, Global Retrospective: Legislation, Trade Agreements, Partnerships, and Dialogues to Enhance the Protection of Intellectual Property, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition Spring Conference, San Diego, California (April 2015).

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