Geoff Piper has managed various jazz, country and rock groups. He currently performs with and manages a Bay Area alternative rock band. His management duties include advising on national booking and touring, publicity, public relations and advertising, artist Web site and online presence development, the selection of artistic and musical material, wardrobe, organization of photo and video shoots, and all other matters pertaining to the band’s professional activities and career in the entertainment, music and recording industries. Geoff also works for Independent Television Service (ITVS) in San Francisco as an Intellectual Property (IP) attorney in-house where he negotiates and drafts television production and distribution contracts in order to license content between independent film producers, artists, broadcasters, distributors, television stations, recording companies, and music publishers. Prior to ITVS, Geoff worked for several San Francisco based IP law firms, solo practitioners, and in his own private practice where he represented solo artists, bands, music studios, independent online labels and distributors.