Course Description

Business & Technology Law Externship - LAW789
5 Credits

This externship is designed to give students insight into law practice representing technology-enabled organizations and to provide hands-on experience in the varied and complex skills required to practice law. Working 12 to 15 per week, students are assigned to private law firms and corporate law departments, where they focus on intellectual property, e-commerce, licensing and joint ventures, privacy, and general corporate law. There is also a weekly seminar, which provides instruction in the relevant law and a forum for exchanging experiences and thoughts about practice in this substantive area. (Pre- or co-requisites: Professional Responsibility and at least one of the following: Computer Law, Cybercrime, Cyberlaw, Digital Media & Advertising Law; Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Patent Litigation, Patent Practice, Privacy in the Digital Age, Selected Topics in Corporate Law: Garage to IPO.)