International Intellectual Property Alliance
1818 N Street, NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Property Alliance‚ (IIPA“),
In addition to his IIPA representation,
Michael is Of Counsel to the law firm of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp
LLP, specializing in international copyright law and
Michaelís publications include: Through the Lens of TRIPS Enforcement Text and WIPO ďInternetĒ Treaties: The Possible Shift to a Creative Economy in Southeast Asia, in Christoph Antons Ed., Copyright Law in Southeast Asia, Kluwer Law Books (2011); Legal Issues in Peer to Peer File Sharing Focusing on the Making Available Right, in Alain Strowel Ed., Peer to Peer File Sharing and Secondary Liability in Copyright Law, Edward Elgar (2009); Exceptions and Limitations on the Prohibition of Circumvention of Technological Protection Measures, ALAI 2001 Congress (2001); Copyright and the Information Revolution in the Arab World, Georgetown University, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (2001); Crimes of Copyright Infringement Explained: the Prospect for Strong Judicial Enforcement Against Copyright Infringement, in Mark Cohen Ed., Chinese Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Kluwer Law Books (1999); and Intellectual Property Law in China, Parts 1 and 2, East Asian Executive Reports (1997).
Michael is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law (J.D.) and Oberlin College (A.B.). He is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bars. Michael has been admitted to the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Michael has several charitable causes the Washington Ballet and the Washington Chorus. Michaelís hobbies include acting (recently engaged in Arena Stageís production of The Music Man; also appearing in House of Cards (NetFlix) and Killing Kennedy (National Geographic Channel), singing with the Washington Chorus, and composing.