Faculty Profiles

Douglas Lichtman

Douglas Lichtman

Professor of Law
B.S.E. Duke University, 1994
J.D. Yale, 1997
UCLA Faculty Since 2007

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.