Alan J. Hartnick
Adjunct Professor of Law

Abelman, Frayne & Schwab
666 Third Avenue
10th Floor
New York,  NY  10017-5621
Telephone: 212.949.9022
Fax: 212.949.9190

Consultant to the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., as a member of the Copyright Office Advisory Committee (April 1, 1981 - 1984)

Consultant to the Register of Copyrights, January-February, 1989 on the Model Copyright Law Proposal by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

U.S. Delegate to the World Intellectual Property Organization (W.I.P.O.): Committee of Government Experts on the Printed Work, convened jointly with UNESCO. December, l987, Geneva, Switzerland.

Professional Affiliations

President, The Copyright Society of the U.S.A. (1982-1984), Honorary Trustee (1984 - Present)

Member of the following three committees of the The Association of the Bar of the City of New York: Copyright and Literary Property Committee (1964-1967; 1978-1981; l99l-1994; 1998-2001); Entertainment Law Committee (1994-1997); 2001-2004) and Ad Hoc Information Superhighway Committee (1994-1995).

Member, Magazine Publishers Association, Legal Affairs Committee (1983 - Present).

New York State Bar Association, Committee Chair, Copyright & Trademark, (September 1988 - July, 2004).


Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude); Fraternity: Phi Beta Kappa

Syracuse University (A.B., magna cum laude)