Jes­si­ca Lit­man is the John F. Nick­oll Pro­fes­sor of Law at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan. She 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, Litman was a professor of law at Wayne State University, a visiting professor at New York University School of Law and at American University Washington College of Law, and a professor at Michigan Law from 1984 to 1990. In addition, she has taught copyright law at the University of Tokyo as part of the Law Faculty Exchange Program.

Litman is a past trustee of the Copyright Society of the USA, a past chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Intellectual Property, and a past member of the Future of Music Coalition’s advisory council and the advisory board for Public Knowledge. She is an adviser for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Copyright, a director of the American Trademark Law Society, and a member of the advisory board of Cyberspace Law Abstracts