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Jessica D. Litman

Jessica D. Litman taught at the University of Michigan Law School, 1984-90, and rejoined the faculty in 2006.    

Jessica Litman, the John F. Nickoll Professor of Law, is the author of Digital Copyright and the co-author, with Jane Ginsburg and Mary Lou Kevlin, of the casebook Trademarks and Unfair Competition Law: Cases and Materials. Before rejoining the Michigan faculty in 2006, Professor Litman was professor of law at Wayne State University in Detroit, a visiting professor at NYU Law School and at American University Washington College of Law, as well as a professor at the University of Michigan Law School from 1984-90. In addition, she has taught copyright law at the University of Tokyo as part of the Law Faculty Exchange Program. Professor Litman is a past trustee of the Copyright Society of the USA and a past chair of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Intellectual Property. In addition to serving on the advisory board for the Public Knowledge organization, she is a member of the Intellectual Property and Internet Committee of the ACLU, the Advisory Council of the Future of Music Coalition, the advisory board of Cyberspace Law Abstracts, and the American Law Institute. She graduated from Reed College, earned an MFA at Southern Methodist University, and holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

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*    "Jessica Litman," 49 L. Quadrangle Notes 39 (Fall, 2006).

*    "Whose idea is it anyway?" 29 L. Quadrangle Notes 5-6 (Winter, 1985).


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