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 & Idara Udofia,
United States Response To Questionnaire Concerning Copyright and Related Rights in the “Cloud” Environment,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/law_media_arts/40