Faculty Profiles

Neil Netanel

Neil W. Netanel

Pete Kameron Professor of Law
B.A. Yale, 1976
J.D. UC, Berkeley, 1980
J.S.D. Stanford, 1998
UCLA Faculty Since 2004

LAW 302 - Copyright Law

This course is a comprehensive four credit introduction to U.S. copyright law. The course begins with copyright's underlying policies and theoretical framework. It then examines the requirements for copyrightability, the bundle of rights that make up copyright, fair use and other exceptions and limitations to copyrights, copyright ownership and transfer, moral rights, copyright duration, possible Constitutional limitations to copyright holder rights, contributory and vicarious liability, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.