Dave Green is Assistant General Counsel to Microsoft, advising on intellectual property issues related to copyrights, trade secrets, publicity rights, competitive intelligence, and related licensing, marketing, and product development matters for its Devices & Studios, Business Development and Evangalism, and Marketing and Advertsing divisions. He also manages the teams responsible for Notice & Takedown policy. Formerly Associate General Counsel to the media company Corbis, Dave has expertise in copyright, publicity rights, licensing, technology, and entertainment matters, and has devised successful strategic licensing and enforcement programs on behalf of rights owners. His efforts for notable celebrity estates including Albert Einstein and Steve McQueen helped land them on the Forbes list of top earning celebrity estates.
A frequent speaker, commentator, and author on issues and articles involving copyright and publicity rights, Dave is a past Trustee of the U.S. Copyright Society. He co-chairs the ABA Committee on New Media & Innovation. His accomplishments or commentary have appeared in numerous sources, including Forbes, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and National Public Radio.
Dave helped to found McQueen Racing LLC with actor and racer Chad McQueen, and has launched product and entertainment deals with Porsche Design, Triumph, Troy Lee Designs, Paramount, and others.
Licensed since 1996
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2004|
|Infoworld Top 100||Infoworld||2003|
|Assistant General Counsel||Microsoft Corp.||2013 - Present|
|Business & Strategy||McQueen Racing LLC||2009 - Present|
|Senior Attorney||Microsoft Corporation||2008 - Present|
|Associate General Counsel||Corbis Corporation||1999 - 2008|
|Assistant Attorney General - University of Washington||Attorney General of Washington||1996 - 1999|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Co-Chair, New Media & Innovation Committee||2013 - Present|
|Copyright Society of the U.S.A.||Trustee||2008 - 2010|
|Washington State Bar Association||Intellectual Property Section - At Large Board Member||2008 - 2013|
|BNA Patent Trademark and Copyright Journal||No Respect for the Dead: Protecting Deceased Celebrity Personality Rights||2008|
|WIPO Guide on the Licensing of Copyright and Related Rights||Graphic and Pictorial Works; WIPO Pub No. 897 Contributing Author||2004|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|The Racing Attorney's Conference||Publicity Rights and Licensing||2011|
|Korean Institute of Information & Security||Copyright and Cloud Computing||2010|
|Copyright Society of the U.S.A.||The DMCA, Today and Tomorrow||2010|
|PLI Intellectual Property Issues in Business Transactions||Using IP in Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances||2009|
|13th Annual Intellectual Property Institute||The DMCA Turns 10||2008|