The NAB has hired Garrett Levin as Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Policy. NAB CEO Gordon Smith says, “Garrett has a wealth of experience and expertise dealing with intellectual property issues on Capitol Hill, at the federal government agency level, and in the private sector. He will provide a seasoned voice on behalf of NAB and our members in areas that include music licensing, TV program exclusivity, and other complex copyright matters.”
Levin has served as senior counsel to Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) since July 2015, and was hired by the Senator’s office as counsel in 2014. He was previously an international and domestic copyright policy attorney at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and prior to that worked as a litigator at Jenner & Block, where he specialized in digital copyright issues.
Levin graduated with a B.F.A. in Film and Television Production from New York University. He holds a J.D. from Duke University School of Law, as well as an M.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Duke.