Daniel Cooper

Daniel Cooper

Vice President, Intellectual Property at Paramount Pictures

Location
Greater Los Angeles Area
Industry
Entertainment

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Daniel Cooper's Overview

Current
Past
  • Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at MySpace
  • General Counsel at Perfect 10, Inc.
  • Associate at Arnold & Porter
Education

Daniel Cooper's Summary

Vice President of Intellectual Property at major motion picture studio. Previously, Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs at consumer-facing Internet/social media company. Experienced in understanding IP and other legal issues from the different perspectives of both content creators and technology platforms. Capable of handling a wide variety of legal challenges, from strategic counseling to supervising litigation to drafting and negotiating commercial transactions.

Specialties: Intellectual Property, Digital/Social Media, Intersection of Copyright and Technology, Litigation, Licensing.

Daniel Cooper's Experience

Vice President, Intellectual Property

Paramount Pictures

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; VIA; Entertainment industry

May 2011Present (3 years 5 months)

Provide strategic advice on a wide array of intellectual property issues regarding all phases of the motion picture business, including development, production, marketing, licensing, music, home media exploitation, and new business opportunities. Manage rights enforcement and all intellectual property related litigation and claims. Strategize on wide variety of intellectual property policy issues. Draft and negotiate digital distribution agreements.

Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs

MySpace

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

October 2007May 2011 (3 years 8 months)

Chief responsibility for all intellectual property and compliance matters, as well as management of all general litigation matters, for MySpace (formerly Fox Interactive Media), then a subsidiary of News Corporation.

General Counsel

Perfect 10, Inc.

January 2003September 2007 (4 years 9 months)

Headed campaign against Internet piracy, resulting in numerous, frequently cited published opinions.

Associate

Arnold & Porter

Partnership; 1001-5000 employees; Law Practice industry

January 2001January 2003 (2 years 1 month)

Member of intellectual property/technology group. Litigated disputes regarding copyright and trademark infringement, domain names and trade secrets.

Partnership; 201-500 employees; Law Practice industry

19982001 (3 years)

Litigated entertainment and intellectual property disputes, including representing record company plaintiffs in A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001).

Daniel Cooper's Skills & Expertise

  1. Intellectual Property
  2. Entertainment
  3. Litigation
  4. Copyright Litigation
  5. Digital Media
  6. Social Media
  7. Internet Law
  8. Digital Distribution
  9. Entertainment Law
  10. Film
  11. New Media
  12. Copyright Law
  13. Cyberlaw
  14. Business Affairs
  15. Trademarks
  16. Legal Affairs
  17. Trademark Infringement
  18. Commercial Litigation
  19. Licensing

Daniel Cooper's Education

Columbia University in the City of New York

BA, Political Science

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