I. Fred Koenigsberg
Lecturer in Law
Mr. Koenigsberg, a partner at White & Case, concentrates in copyright law, including counseling and litigation. He negotiates and drafts license agreements, counsels on copyright matters including estates with copyright issues, litigates infringement claims, conducts administrative proceedings before the United States Copyright Office and the Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (successor to the Copyright Royalty Tribunal) and participates in legislative efforts in the United States Congress. With significant experience in international copyright, Mr. Koenigsberg was named by the United States Department of State to the Ad Hoc Working Group on U.S. Adherence to the Berne Convention, was a member of the National Committee for the Berne Convention, and the Advisory Committee on Copyright Registration and Deposit (ACCORD) of the Library of Congress and was a private sector representative on the United States delegation to the diplomatic conference on the WIPO Copyright Treaty.
Mr. Koenigsberg is Counsel to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and advises the Society and its Board of Directors on all matters as its chief legal officer.
Mr. Koenigsberg also represents the Walt Disney Company, BMG Music, Inc., Demart Pro Arte B.V. (owner of all intellectual property rights of Salvador DalÝ) and the Alvin Ailey Dance Company among many other clients, advising as to copyright matters.
Mr. Koenigsberg was named as one of New York's Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers in the 2003-2004 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers.