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Christopher S. Reed was appointed senior advisor for policy & special projects in January 2012. In this capacity, Chris advises the Register of Copyrights on a variety of issues relating copyright law and policy, technology, and the Office’s registration and recordation systems. He joined the Copyright Office as a special advisor in the Office of the Register in January 2011.
Prior to joining the Copyright Office, Chris 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. Chris participated in the United States’ investigation of the proposed Google Book Search Settlement Agreement and helped prepare the government’s two court filings in the case. Chris also served in a leadership role on the Justice Department’s investigation of the joint venture between Comcast Corporation and NBC-Universal, Inc. In addition, he was the primary attorney responsible for monitoring compliance with the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees.
Chris received his B.S. (economics) from Lehigh University and he holds a J.D. and LL.M. (intellectual property) from the University of New Hampshire School of Law where he served as editor-in-chief of IDEA®: The Intellectual Property Law Review, and where he currently serves as an adjunct professor teaching advanced copyright courses as part of the school’s intellectual property master class curriculum. 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.