Andrew Gass > Latham & Watkins LLP > San Francisco, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
SUITE 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111-6538
United States
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Andrew Gass is a nationally recognized thought leader on emerging issues in copyright law, antitrust law and the intersection between the two. At Latham & Watkins, he is a partner and member of the firm’s award-winning global Antitrust & Competition Practice. At the UC Berkeley School of Law, he teaches both the basic Copyright Law course and an advanced seminar on Copyright, Competition & Technology in the nation’s top-ranked IP law program. In the American Bar Association, he is Chair of the IP Section’s Committee on Music, Sound Recordings, and Performing Artists.

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United States > Intellectual property > Copyright

With ‘significant experience handling music copyright and platform liability matters’, Latham & Watkins LLP safeguards the copyrights of household names including Spotify and Live Nation, involved in high-stakes litigation. The practice is headed in San Francisco by copyright litigation group leader Andrew Gass, a music rights authority who represents tech companies in high-value federal cases concerning the use of ‘pre-1972’ sound recordings; Joe Wetzel, who assists streaming companies, radio groups and digital media stores with royalties and licensing matters; Washington DC-based Sy Damle, who brings a combined background as a software engineer former General Counsel and Associate Register at the US Copyright Office, and Allison Levine Stillman, who brings expertise to Digital Millennium Copyright Act litigation in New York.