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William (Bill) Colitre
USC Gould School of Law

William (Bill) Colitre

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: January 6, 2022




Bill Colitre is vice president and general counsel of Music Reports, Inc. In this role, he serves as counsel to Music Reports, strategic consultant to its clients and head of the company’s Licensing Group. He began his legal career in the Entertainment Department of Loeb & Loeb LLP, where he was a founding member of the iLaw Group and later served as counsel to the firm of Altschul & Olin, LLP, the Roll International Corporation (parent company of Fiji Water LLC, Teleflora LLC and other enterprises) and CBS Paramount Network Television Home Entertainment.

He holds a BA in communication from UC San Diego and a JD from Loyola Law School, where he obtained First Honors awards in Computer Law and Internet Law, as well as the American Jurisprudence Award in Copyright. He is currently a lecturer in law at USC’s Gould School of Law, teaching Music Law in Practice.

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