His interest in the motion picture area led to positions at the Motion Picture/Television/Music Departments of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp, the legal departments at United Artists Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and the Business Affairs Department of Morgan Creek Productions. After a corporate takeover of MGM, Professor Dougherty moved to the Legal Department of Twentieth Century Fox, where he became Senior Vice-President of Production/Worldwide Acquisition Legal Affairs. Before joining the Loyola faculty, Professor Dougherty served as Assistant General Counsel for Turner Broadcasting System, responsible for Turner Pictures. He also taught Copyright and Entertainment Law as an Adjunct Professor at University of Southern California Law Center for ten years.
F. Jay Dougherty
Columbia University School of Law, J.D.
Yale College, B.A., magna cum laude
Professor, Loyola Law School
Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
Member, Trustee and Past President, Los Angeles Copyright Society