MiamiPhotoFest Presents

Copyright Alliance

“Office Hours”

Copyright Alliance Hosts “Office Hours” at MiamiPhotoFest to Answer Copyright Questions


Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid will host a session called Office Hours, during which event attendees are invited to have their copyright-related questions answered at no cost. Attendees may stop by MiamiPhotoFest to meet with Keith for answers to their copyright-related questions.

The Copyright Alliance is the unified voice of the copyright community, representing the interests of thousands of individuals and organizations across the spectrum of copyright disciplines.

The Copyright Alliance represents the interests of authors, photographers, performers, artists, software developers, musicians, journalists, directors, songwriters, game designers and many other individual creators. The Copyright Alliance also represents the interests of book publishers, motion picture studios, software companies, music publishers, sound recording companies, sports leagues, broadcasters, guilds, unions, newspaper and magazine publishers, and many more organizations.

The Copyright Alliance is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright, and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators.

The individual creators and organizations that they represent rely on copyright law to protect their creativity, efforts, and investments in the creation and distribution of new copyrighted works for the public to enjoy.

Keith Kupferschmid is President and CEO of the Copyright Alliance, a position he has held since October 2015. In this role, Keith is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Copyright Alliance operations, including public policy, communications and member outreach. Keith has helped raise the profile of the Copyright Alliance and the public’s awareness regarding the importance of copyright. He has also testified before Congress and various federal and state government agencies on key copyright issues.

Before joining the Copyright Alliance, Keith served as the General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Intellectual Property for the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), where he represented and advised software and content companies on intellectual property (IP) policy, legal and enforcement matters, and supervised the organization’s enforcement operations, including working with federal and state government officials on civil and criminal piracy cases.

Prior to joining SIIA, Keith worked as an IP attorney at the law firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner; IP attorney-advisor at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO); Director of Intellectual Property at the United States Trade Representative; and Policy Planning Advisor at the U.S. Copyright Office.