August 4th: Science and Intellectual Property Firm Reception

Posted by Jae Park on July 26th, 2014 :: Filed under Firm Reception  
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Greetings fellow rising 2Ls! The Society for Law, Science and Technology is proud to present the following pre-EIP event: Science and Intellectual Property Firm Reception

Top-ranked firms with strong Intellectual Property practices will be joining us for a pre-EIP reception.

Guests include attorneys from WilmerHale, Skadden, Milbank, Cooley, and Cadwalader

Where: Mel’s Burgers
Date: Monday, August 4th
Time: 6-8 pm

Drinks and appetizers will be provided.

Please be sure to RSVP for the event here.

For further questions, please contact Krystina Ho at krystina.ho@law.columbia.edu

April 22: Law and Mathematical Finance with Professor Tom Brennan

Posted by Min Su Chung on April 14th, 2014 :: Filed under Career Panel,Information Panel  
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The Society for Law, Science and Technology is excited to welcome Professor Tom Brennan to talk about his academic and professional work as a mathematician and lawyer. Professor Brennan received his Ph.D. in Mathematics before attending law school, and worked at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Goldman Sachs before returning to academia.

Professor Brennan is currently visiting Columbia from Northwestern, where his research is focused on the use of finance and economic theory to analyze and inform tax policy. His other research interests include the application of finance theory to the law in areas other than tax, the empirical analysis of corporate financing decisions, and the empirical study of judicial behavior. His full CV is available here.

We invite students from the Law and Business schools, and the Math department to meet a uniquely interdisciplinary figure.

When: Tuesday, April 22, 12:10 – 1:10 PM

Where: Room L104, William & June Warren Hall

Non-pizza lunch will be served. Please RSVP here.

We hope to see you there!

April 7: Law as Code – Reality, Possibility and Potential Blockchain Legal Trends

Posted by Min Su Chung on April 1st, 2014 :: Filed under Information Panel  
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SLST is proud to sponsor, along with CBLA and CLES, a panel discussion on the regulatory and legal trends surrounding the public ledger database known as the “Blockchain,” which is integral to the functioning of Bitcoin. Our panelists will introduce you to the tech basics before moving on to the legal landscape and to hot topics such as “Smart Contracts.” You will also learn about the involvement of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the SEC, the IRC and the CFTC.

This panel will be extremely useful to all law students who seek to distinguish themselves by demonstrating knowledge of the latest legal topics.

Panelists:

  • Miles Cowan – Founder and CEO, TilliT Inc. Prior to founding TilliT, Mr. Cowan was a transactional attorney in the New York office of an international law firm. His practice focused on private equity and venture capital transactions, including debt and equity financings and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Zachary Smith – Co-Founder, TilliT Inc. Mr. Smith is an investor and business operator located in New York. His previous experience includes running hosting operations for Voxel, managing global cloud business strategy for Internap and founding payment processor MerchantPlus.

When: Monday, April 7, 12:10 PM – 1:10 PM

Where: Room 101, Jerome Greene Hall

Non-pizza lunch will be served. Please email CBLA@law.columbia.edu by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 4 if you require a kosher option. Please register and submit questions for panelists here.

For further questions, please contact Claudie Tirefort at crt2128@columbia.edu.

The Powerpoint slides for the presentation are available here: Law as Code Presentation Slides.

March 28: Milbank Lunch Reception (For 1Ls)

Posted by Min Su Chung on March 21st, 2014 :: Filed under Firm Reception  
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Dear 1Ls,

Milbank’s New York IP group invites you to lunch at its office on Friday, March 28 at 12:10 PM. This is a great opportunity to meet IP practitioners one-on-one and get a sense of a small group environment within “big law.” Space is limited, so please RSVP quickly to secure a spot.

When: Friday, March 28, 12:10 PM

Where: Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza, New York

Please RSVP here.

For further questions, please contact Miles Kenyon at mrk2160@columbia.edu.

March 27: Intellectual Property & Technology Law in Practice – NY Firm Panel and Reception

Posted by Min Su Chung on March 19th, 2014 :: Filed under Career Panel  
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Please join the Society for Law, Science and Technology for our: Intellectual Property and Technology Law in Practice – New York Firm Panel and Reception.

The Society for Law, Science and Technology is hosting a panel that will bring seasoned practitioners from prominent New York firms to educate students about job opportunities and career paths in science, technology and intellectual property-related law. A Q&A session and reception with the panelists will follow.

Panelists will include: Omar Khan from WilmerHale, Robert Pollaro from Cadwalader, Matt Zisk from Skadden, Chris Gasper from Milbank, John Delaney from Morrison & Foerster, and Andrew Radsch from Ropes & Gray.

When: Thursday, March 27, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Where: Room 103, Jerome Greene Hall

Please RSVP here. 

For further questions, please contact Kevin Jang at gj2229@columbia.edu.

DINO BBQ will be served. We hope to see you there!

March 25: California IP / Technology Market Dinner Panel

Posted by Min Su Chung on March 18th, 2014 :: Filed under Career Panel  
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Come join the Society for Law, Science and Technology and the California Society for our dinner panel: Understanding the California IP/Technology Markets.

The Society for Law, Science and Technology and the California Society are teaming up this year to host our first panel on the IP/tech market in California. Join us for dinner and a chance to hear from experienced practitioners and partners in intellectual property and technology company related law about entering and practicing in the IP hubs of San Diego, Silicon Valley, and Los Angeles.

Panelists will be joining us from Cooley (Silicon Valley), Quinn Emanuel (Silicon Valley), Morrison & Foerster (San Diego), Irell & Manella (LA), WilmerHale (LA), and Kirkland & Ellis (Silicon Valley).

When: Tuesday, March 25, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Where: Room 103, Jerome Greene Hall

Please RSVP here.

For further questions, please contact Miling Harrington at my2376@columbia.edu.

March 24: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP Dinner Reception

Posted by Min Su Chung on March 18th, 2014 :: Filed under Firm Reception  
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The Society for Law, Science and Technology invites its members and other students with technical backgrounds to a dinner reception with the IP firm Kenyon & Kenyon LLP. Please refer to the invitation below for further information.

When: Monday, March 24, 6:30 PM

Please RSVP to Michelle Soto at msoto@kenyon.com no later than March 30, 2014 along with a copy of your current resume.

Kenyon

March 31: Akin Gump Intellectual Property Presentation

Posted by Min Su Chung on March 15th, 2014 :: Filed under Career Panel  
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The Society for Law, Science and Technology is excited to host Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP for a discussion of practical tips for becoming and succeeding as an IP summer associate. Whether you are already interested in IP practice or want to learn more about it, you are all invited! Don’t miss this great chance to learn about the firm and its IP work while enjoying an especially delicious lunch. Please refer to the invitation below for further information.

When: Monday, March 31, 12:00 PM

Where: WJWH 101

Please RSVP here

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March 26: Launch of WeCite

Posted by Min Su Chung on March 13th, 2014 :: Filed under Events  
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Join the Society for Law, Science and Technology and Casetext as we unveil WeCite, an exciting new project aimed at making the law free for everyone. Come meet law students, attorneys, professors, librarians and other legal professionals in the Tristate community who are part of the free law movement. Be one of the first to join this project! Free food and drinks (open bar!) will be provided.

The next big step in the free law movement is the development of a freely available citator. Join us for the launch of this effort on March 26. The WeCite projects seeks to combine the enthusiasm and knowledge of people like you with state-of-the-art technology with the goal of creating an essential resource for the legal profession. The WeCite launch event is a great place to meet people who share your passion for equal access to justice and to learn about the project. Please refer to the link below for further information.

What: WeCite Launch Event

Who: The WeCite project is co-sponsored by the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics and Casetext. The WeCite Launch Event is hosted in partnership with the Columbia Society for Law, Science and Technology. The event is open to law school professors, librarians and legal informatics specialists, attorneys, and law students.

When: Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Where: Room 104, Jerome Greene Hall

Contact: Pablo Arredondo, pablo@casetext.com917.494.5980

Please RSVP here. 

Free food and drinks (open bar!) provided. See https://casetext.com/wecite/event for more details.

March 26: Quinn Emanuel 1L Spring Reception

Posted by Min Su Chung on March 10th, 2014 :: Filed under Firm Reception  
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Who’s Invited: 1L students

Why: We want to meet you and for you to meet us in a more natural/more social environment than OCI interviews — and without the 20 minute time constraints.

Objective: This is to replace the OCI interviews in the Fall.

Procedure: If you like us, send us your resume anytime after June 1, 2014. We will schedule interviews beginning this summer.  Offers will be delivered throughout the summer and held open through OCI.

Where: Harlem Tavern – 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd. at 116th Street.

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014.  6:45 p.m.

RSVP: Stephanie Morris at stephaniemorris@quinnemanuel.com.

Please also refer to the invitation below for further information:

Quinn Spring Mixer

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