Matthew Barblan

Matthew Barblan

Vice President, Public Policy, Association of American Publishers

Matthew Barblan is Vice President, Public Policy at the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Prior to joining AAP, Matthew was the Executive Director of Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) and an Assistant Professor of Law at George Mason University.

As Executive Director of CPIP, Matthew oversaw the development and operations of CPIP’s research and policy programs. This included resident and non-resident fellowship programs in patent and copyright law, a substantial research grant program, and publications, events, and academic and policy engagement. Matthew was also responsible for CPIP’s development and fundraising efforts, managed the Center’s staff and oversaw the Center’s communications and strategic growth.

Matthew began his career as a Litigation Associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins LLP. He holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. from Rutgers University, where he graduated with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa.