Britt Lovejoy represents technology companies in copyright, music royalty rate-setting, and other high-stakes litigation related to the use of digital content.

A skilled litigator, Ms. Lovejoy works with her clients to develop winning strategies and is recognized for her ability to translate complex technologies and subject matter into compelling themes before federal and state tribunals. Her work representing Oracle in a copyright jury trial in the Northern District of California was recognized by Law360, the American Lawyer, and others. The case was named a Top Verdict by the Daily Journal and Impact Case by Benchmark.

Ms. Lovejoy also has experience counseling software companies, internet platforms, and streaming services on product development and licensing matters, including advising on the unique legal risks associated with user-generated content and generative AI. From early-stage startups to platforms with global reach, Ms. Lovejoy provides her clients with nuanced legal advice informed by her deep knowledge of the issues that technology companies face in acquiring and distributing digital content. Ms. Lovejoy frequently helps clients at the absolute technological cutting-edge mitigate risk through pragmatic, business-minded solutions.

Ms. Lovejoy regularly speaks and writes on legal developments relating to copyright, generative AI, and other intellectual property matters.

Ms. Lovejoy currently serves on the Bay Area Women Enriching Business Committee. She has previously served in a number of other management roles at the firm, including on the Pro Bono Committee, as Co-Chair of the San Francisco Women Lawyers Group, as Chair of the Bay Area Parent Lawyers Group, and on the Bay Area Mentoring Committee.

Speaking Engagements:
Some of Ms. Lovejoy's recent speaking engagements include:

  • Panelist, “AI Synergy on Social Issues,” UCLA, April 2024
  • Panelist, “How Litigation and Legislation is Shaping the AI Future,” American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries, April 2024
  • Speaker, “Embedding Photos and Videos from Social Media and Copyright Infringement,” Strafford, December 2023

Ms. Lovejoy's recent, publicly-known experience includes representing:

  • Meta defending copyright litigation claims brought by a production music library for uses on Instagram and Facebook platforms
  • DeviantArt in a suit seeking to assert copyright liability arising from the implementation of the generative AI product known as Stable Diffusion
  • Oracle, obtaining a unanimous US$30 million jury verdict after a three-week federal jury trial in a copyright infringement and intentional interference action against Hewlett Packard Enterprise arising from HPE’s misuse of copyrighted Solaris software patches to provide competing support services to owners of Solaris servers
  • Spotify in the industry-wide Phonorecords IV proceeding to set royalty rates under Section 115 of the Copyright Act
  • The National Association of Broadcasters in the industry-wide Webcasting V proceeding to set rates under Section 114/112 of the Copyright Act and appeal of the same
  • The Radio Music License Committee in antitrust litigation against Global Music Rights
  • Live Nation and Ticketmaster in antitrust counterclaims filed in response to a copyright infringement lawsuit
  • Carvana in a lawsuit filed by its brick-and-mortar competitors challenging its online sales model under unfair competition law

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • BA, Claremont McKenna College
  • JD, University of California, Berkeley
Lovejoy, Britt
August 7, 2023 Recognition

Rising Star: Latham’s Britt Lovejoy

Britt Lovejoy of Latham & Watkins LLP helped secure a high-profile copyright jury trial victory for Oracle, among other high-profile wins, earning a spot among the technology law practitioners by Law360 Rising Stars.