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209DT Innovation Law (2)

Seminar - 2 hours. Satisfies Advanced Writing Requirement. This course will explore the broad range of legal issues that innovation lawyers face, from establishing a start-up to high stakes technology mergers & acquisitions, to data protection and privacy, protecting intellectual property through strategic patent litigation, and managing safety, employment law and civil rights liabilities that arise from new technologies (e.g., Tesla) or new platforms (the Sharing Economy). The class will include all day field-trips for on-site seminars at a leading Silicon Valley law firm and with in-house counsel at top technology and sharing economy companies in San Francisco. Students will write individual research papers guided by the professor.

This course was offered:

  • Spring 2017
    • Madhavi Sunder