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.
June M. Besek, Philippa Loengard, Alexander T. White, Caitlin Giaimo & Idara Udofia,
United States Response to Questionnaire Concerning Collective Management of Rights,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/law_media_arts/39