New Media: Digital Music, Content Rights &
Patrick Sullivan is one of the music industry's foremost authorities
on digital music and rights negotiations-- a wide expertise including
such areas as: publishing, mobile, media, advertising and brand
special products. Recently, Sullivan held a dual executive position
as VP of Licensing and Music Services for both The Orchard &
He is also a former Director of Research and Development at the
National Music Publisher's Association/Harry Fox Agency (HFA). While
there, he managed industry negotiations, internal corporate policy
matters, new media, and public relations for the member organization.
While there, he worked on crucial industry issues such as the Supreme
Court case of MGM v. Grokster, industry litigation against MP3.com,
Napster, and the recent settlement of Bertelsmann with NMPA.
Sullivan is a leader in strategic thinking and has been at the
forefront of music industry evolution throughout his 17-year career.