University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Christopher S. Reed, JD/LLM '06

Adjunct Professor, Current Issues in Copyright Practice Master-Course

Christopher S. Reed teaches advanced copyright courses as part of the law school’s intellectual property master class curriculum. He is the senior advisor for policy and special projects at the U.S. Copyright Office. In this capacity, Chris advises the Register of Copyrights on a variety of issues relating to copyright law and policy, technology, and the Office’s registration and recordation systems.

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. in Economics from Lehigh University and he holds a J.D. and LL.M. in 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.  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.