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William (Bill) Colitre

William (Bill) Colitre

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: January 4, 2020




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 and Royalty Services divisions. 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. 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

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