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Lee Petro

Lee Petro

Lee Petro is Of Counsel at Drinker, Biddle & Reath. He represents radio and television stations before the Federal Communications Commission. He also represents clients before the Patent and Trademark Office and Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice relating to merger and acquisition issues. He specializes in Broadcast and Wireless Regulation and Intellectual Property Law.

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  • Deep Dig

    Keep Alert on EAS Tests

    September 15, 2017

    The Federal Communications Commission has announced that the next nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System will be held Sept. 27.

  • Deep Dig

    Window Opens on New FM Translators

    July 18, 2017

    The FCC announced dates for the upcoming window for the filing of new FM translator applications to be associated with AM stations

  • Deep Dig

    New Administration, New FCC

    December 15, 2016

    With the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States, it is useful to consider how the Federal Communications Commission will change under his administration

  • Deep Dig

    Jump the Gun, Jump Into the Fire

    July 05, 2016

    A recent decision by the Media Bureau provides a good reminder of the commission’s lack of tolerance for violations of the rules

  • Deep Dig

    Summer Desk Clearing

    June 14, 2016

    The days are getting longer, which must mean that the Federal Communication Commission’s staff wants to clear their desks before summer vacations kick in

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Keep Alert on EAS Tests

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How to Speed Through Your Next Sunday Crisis

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NAB Reups Gordon Smith as President/CEO

Contract extended through March 2023

SBE Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Four students receive funding from Ennes Educational Foundation Trust

FCC Chairman on Harvey, AM Revitalization & More

Pai addresses the Radio Show Luncheon

Beasley Announces Company Awards

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FCC Still Accepting EAS Form One Due to Harvey

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NAB Engineering Handbook: Dane Ericksen on BAS Frequency Coordination

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KQED Is Attacked By and Responds to Comrade Virus

It’s been more than two months since the ransomware attack on KQED in San Francisco ...