Kevin M. Rosenbaum
International Intellectual Property Alliance
1818 N Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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KEVIN M. ROSENBAUM serves as counsel to the International Intellectual Property Alliance® (IIPA®). IIPA is a private sector coalition, formed in 1984, of trade associations representing U.S. copyright-based industries working to improve international protection and enforcement of copyrighted materials and to open foreign markets closed by piracy and other market access barriers. Members of the IIPA include Association of American Publishers (www.publishers.org), Entertainment Software Association (www.theesa.com), Independent Film & Television Alliance (www.ifta-online.org), Motion Picture Association of America (www.mpaa.org), and Recording Industry Association of America (www.riaa.com). IIPA’s five member associations represent over 3,200 U.S. companies producing and distributing materials protected by copyright laws throughout the world. These include entertainment software (including interactive video games for consoles, handheld devices, personal computers and the Internet) and educational software; motion pictures, television programming, DVDs and home video and digital representations of audiovisual works; music, records, CDs, and audiocassettes; and fiction and non-fiction books, education instructional and assessment materials, and professional and scholarly journals, databases and software in all formats.
Prior to the IIPA, Mr.
Rosenbaum worked at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he
served as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of Policy and International
Affairs. During his time at PTO, Mr. Rosenbaum was detailed to the U.S.
Senate Finance Committee. There, he acted as International Trade Counsel
for over two years, advising the Committee on IPR and digital trade
issues, including regarding the Bipartisan Congressional Trade
Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, the Trade Facilitation
and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
negotiations. Previously, Mr. Rosenbaum was detailed to the Office of
the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) as Assistant General Counsel, and
to the Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
(IPEC) as Policy Advisor. He has also served as Counsel to the Chair of
the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), and Attorney Advisor at
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Mr. Rosenbaum received his
Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. in
Electrical and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.