Law 302 - Copyright Law

Neil W. 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
Course Description:

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, contributory and vicarious liability, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and remedies for copyright infringement.

Course Learning Outcomes:

Students will learn to interpret and apply case law, statutes and regulations regarding copyright law. 

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Neil Netanel 19F 302 LEC 1 TR 1:10 PM - 3:10 PM 4.0 No No
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2019 LEC 1
Gorman, Ginsburg, and Reese. Copyright: Cases and Materials  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634593038. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $238.00
Netanel, Neil W. Copyright: What Everyone Needs to Know    
ISBN: 9780199941162. Oxford University Press. OPTIONAL $16.95