Daniel Cooper



Copyright Society

Dan Cooper is SVP, Intellectual Property, Head of IP Analysis & Insights, at NBCUniversal. Based in Universal City, California, he oversees a team of lawyers and analysts that advise and collaborate with NBCUniversal’s entertainment divisions worldwide (across live action & animated film & television, theme park, and merchandising) on production, distribution and ancillary rights issues, with a focus on copyright matters that arise throughout the entire lifecycle of IP. Prior to NBCUniversal, Dan’s in-house/entertainment experience also included working at Paramount Pictures as SVP, Intellectual Property and as VP, Business & Legal Affairs at Fox Interactive Media/Myspace. Before making the transition in-house, Dan worked as an IP litigator at the Los Angeles office of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp and Arnold & Porter. He is a graduate of Columbia University for both college and law school. Dan is a former Trustee of the Copyright Society and has served as Co-Chair of the Membership and Website Redesign Committees.