Douglas Lichtman

Douglas Lichtman

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

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Lawyers ask questions all the time, and they do so for a variety of reasons. Some questions are designed to elicit new information, as when a lawyer first asks a client about some new dispute. ...

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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...

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This is an introductory course in patent law and patent strategy. Although the readings will at times cover technical areas, no technical background is required or even helpful. Instead, our focus...

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Patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law are increasingly playing a central role in the economy, in business strategy, in scientific achievement, and in culture as well. This survey is...

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This course introduces the regulatory regime that governs the broadcast radio, broadcast television, cable television, wireline telephone, wireless telephone, and Internet industries. Students...

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D. Lichtman / A. Heinrich / A.┬áIancu

This seminar is designed to allow students to delve deeply into current issues and controversies in patent law. The seminar is co-taught by two partners from the law firm of Irell & Manella who...

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Graphic novels use a combination of text and artwork to communicate their message. These are not comic books in the pejorative sense of being thinly scripted, poorly thought, action-only thrillers....

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