ALAI-USA is the U.S. branch of ALAI (Association Littèraire et Artistique Internationale). ALAI-USA was started in the 1980's by the late Professor Melville B. Nimmer, and was later expanded by Professor John M. Kernochan.
Intellectual Property Law
Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts
June M. Besek, Robert E. Bishop, Jane C. Ginsburg, Philippa Loengard & Nathalie Russell,
United States Response to Questionnaire Concerning Applied Arts under IP Law: The Uncertain Border between Beauty and Usefulness,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/faculty_scholarship/3952