Chris Reed teaches The Media Business and Media Law in the arts management program. He is the chief operating officer of CreativeFuture in Los Angeles, an organization that promotes the value of creativity in the digital age and embraces expanded audience access to content in ways that reward creativity.
Before joining CreativeFuture, Chris served as senior counsel for content protection policy at Fox Entertainment Group, where he provided legal advice on copyright and other intellectual property issues and helped develop strategies to protect the company’s creative assets. Prior to Fox, Chris served as senior advisor for policy and special projects at the U.S. Copyright Office, where 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, and as law clerk to the Honorable Steven J. McAuliffe, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.
Chris is also an avid photographer and advocate for photographer’s rights. His book, Copyright Workflow for Photographers: Protecting, Managing, and Sharing Digital Images, is available from Peachpit Press.