Speaker Profile

Daniel Kummer
Vice President, Litigation & Content Protection, NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Daniel M. Kummer is Vice President, Litigation & Content Protection at NBCUniversal Media, LLC in New York, where he focuses primarily on content protection, anti-piracy and new technology issues. He works closely with the technology, distribution and legal groups at NBCUniversal to develop and implement strategies to protect the company’s intellectual property and commercial interests in the digital arena. In the anti-piracy area, he has focused particularly on strategies to address the ad-supported business model of online content piracy. From 1997 to the present, he has also represented NBCUniversal’s various business divisions in numerous litigation matters covering a wide range of areas. Prior to NBCUniversal, Daniel practiced law at Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP in New York, worked in refugee camps in Thailand with the U.S. resettlement operation for Vietnamese and Lao refugees, and served as Law Clerk to the late Hon. Whitman Knapp of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where he served as an editor of the NYU Law Review, and of Wesleyan University.