Andrew Gass is an internationally recognized thought leader on emerging issues in copyright law, antitrust law, and the intersection between the two. At Latham & Watkins, he is a founding member of the firm’s Connectivity, Privacy, and Information Practice Group. At the UC Berkeley School of Law, he has taught both the basic Copyright Law course and an advanced seminar on Copyright, Competition & Technology in the nation’s top-ranked IP law program. Mr. Gass regularly serves as lead counsel in high-stakes litigation matters for the leading technology companies in the world. From antitrust suits to infringement actions to rate-setting proceedings, clients turn to Mr. Gass for mission-critical cases.
Numerous publications have recognized Mr. Gass for his cutting edge work in the music industry and beyond. His representation of leading digital platforms has been lauded for its “originality,” “leadership,” and “impact” by the Financial Times, for “saving [clients] millions of dollars." He has been honored by Chambers USA for his “sophisticated representation in complex copyright disputes,” on the basis of client reports that he “provides fantastic counsel and has great real-world instinct.”
Latham’s dedicated copyright practice, which Mr. Gass has led since its inception, has been praised by The Legal 500 and other publications for its assembled collection of “highly intelligent, skilled advocates,” whom clients turn to as “valued counselors.” It has earned a Band 1 ranking from Chambers in the Trademark, Copyright, and Trade Secret category in California.
Individually, Mr. Gass has been honored as a:
- Top Intellectual Property Lawyer by the Daily Journal
- Top Music Lawyer by Billboard
- California Trailblazer by The Recorder
- Up and Coming Lawyer for Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets in California by Chambers USA
- Rising Star competition law attorney by Law360