President & CEO, DiMA
Garrett Levin is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Media Association (DiMA), the leading organization advocating for the digital music innovations that have created unparalleled consumer choice and revolutionized the way music fans and artists connect.
Prior to DiMA, Garrett was Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), where he was the point person on all copyright-related issues, including the historic passage of the Music Modernization Act. He previously served as senior counsel to Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Patrick Leahy, as a copyright policy attorney at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and as a litigator specializing in digital copyright issues. Before attending law school, Garrett edited award-winning documentaries, including The Three Pickers and the Peabody Award-winning The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow.
Garrett graduated with a B.F.A. in Film and Television Production from New York University. He holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, as well as an M.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Duke.
Digital Streaming: Envisioning a More Equitable Model
October 15, 2021, 1:50:00 PM
The pandemic has led many streaming royalty recipients to take a hard look at their royalty statements and question the fairness of how streaming and other digital royalties are split. This panel will look at the recent UK-based government hearings on this issue, user-centric and other digital payment models, and the laws and regulations which would have to be changed in order to start rebalancing digital royalty payments.