Dan Robbins is Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). He is an expert in the fields of anti-corruption, competition and intellectual property law. He also serves as General Counsel to MovieLabs, an R&D joint venture of the major Hollywood studios.
Mr. Robbins also serves on the Uniform Law Commission (ULC). He was originally appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2007 and has been reappointed by Governor Brown. Within the ULC, he has served on numerous committees, including the drafting committees on the Uniform Division of Income for Tax Purposes Act, the Uniform Choice of Courts Agreements Convention Implementation Act and the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. He is currently Chair of the Study Committee on Bad Faith Patent Demand Letters. He has also served as a member of the ULC History Committee and the ULC Scope and Program Committee, the committee which recommends the study and drafting projects that the ULC should undertake. He was elected Secretary of the ULC in 2015 and serves on the Executive Committee.
Before joining the MPAA, Mr. Robbins worked at the law firms of Graham & James LLP and Pepper Hamilton LLP, where he specialized in antitrust and intellectual property matters. He earned a B.A. in economics from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. from UCLA School of Law.