Deputy Director of Policy and International Affairs
Andrea Foglia is the deputy director of policy and international affairs for the United States Copyright Office. He was appointed to the position effective January 17, 2023.
Foglia assists the Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Policy and International Affairs with the critical policy functions of the Office, including domestic and international policy analyses, legislative support, and trade negotiations. The Office of Policy and International Affairs provides support and technical advice to Congress and represents the Copyright Office at meetings of government officials concerned with the international aspects of copyright protection and enforcement.
Foglia joined the Office in November 2020 as senior counsel for policy and international affairs. His domestic and international portfolios covered artificial intelligence, South Asia, Canada, and Mexico. He was one of the lead authors for the Office’s studies on press publishers’ protections and standard technical measures.
Before joining the Office, Foglia practiced for five years in Winston & Strawn’s Copyright, Media, and Technology group, where he focused on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and mass-infringement cases. He was named to Best Lawyers’ “Ones to Watch” list in 2021. Previously, he clerked for Judge William H. Pauley III of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and Judge Michael A. Chagares of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Foglia earned a JD from Duke University School of Law, where he was an R.C. Mordecai Scholar and member of the Order of the Coif, and a BA from Davidson College.