Vice President, Intellectual Property at Paramount Pictures
- Greater Los Angeles Area
Daniel Cooper's Overview
- Vice President, Intellectual Property at Paramount Pictures
- Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at MySpace
- General Counsel at Perfect 10, Inc.
- Associate at Arnold & Porter
- Associate at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
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
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; VIA; Entertainment industry
May 2011 – Present (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
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry
October 2007 – May 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.
Partnership; 1001-5000 employees; Law Practice industry
January 2001 – January 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
1998 – 2001 (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
- Intellectual Property
- Copyright Litigation
- Digital Media
- Social Media
- Internet Law
- Digital Distribution
- Entertainment Law
- New Media
- Copyright Law
- Business Affairs
- Legal Affairs
- Trademark Infringement
- Commercial Litigation
Daniel Cooper's Education
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