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  • Chris Reed is Senior Vice President for Intellectual Property, Content Protection, and Litigation at Fox Corporation in Los Angeles. He previously served as head of global content protection at 21st Century Fox. Prior to joining the media industry, he was the senior policy advisor to the Register of Copyrights and director of the U.S. Copyright Office, a trial attorney for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and a law clerk to Hon. Steven J. McAuliffe of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

    A recognized expert on copyright law and policy, he writes and speaks frequently on topics at the nexus of law, business, and creative expression. He is the author of Copyright Workflow: Protecting, Managing, and Sharing Digital Images from Peachpit Press (2014), The Unrealized Promise of the Next Great Copyright Act: U.S. Copyright Policy for the 21st Century (Elgar 2019), and Digital Media Law: A Practical Guide for the Media and Entertainment Industries(Routledge 2022).

    Chris holds a J.D. and LL.M. in intellectual property from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law and a B.S. in economics from Lehigh University. He previously served as an adjunct professor at the Center for Business and Management of the Arts at Claremont Graduate University, where he taught courses on the media business and related legal issues. At UNH Law he teaches courses on copyright, media, and entertainment.
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