SLST/STLR Pre-EIP Reception

Posted by Jocelyn Blier on February 8th, 2018 :: Filed under Events  
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SLST/STLR Pre-EIP Reception

The Society for Law, Science, and Technology (SLST) and the Science and Technology Law Review (STLR) invite you to a Pre-EIP Reception at Mel’s Burger Bar on Thursday, July 27th. There will be representatives from SLST’s sponsors, all leading law firms who practice in a variety of IP- and Science/Technology- focused areas.

Please join us from 5:00 – 7:00 PM to meet and mingle over drinks and light appetizers with attorneys from Desmarais LLP, Irell & Manella LLP, and Cooper & Dunham LLP!

Date: Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Location: Mel’s Burger Bar

The Boston IP Practice Area Panel

Posted by Lisa Xia on April 3rd, 2017 :: Filed under Career Panel,Events,Information Panel  
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The Boston IP Practice Area Panel

The New England Law Students Association (NELSA) is hosting The Boston IP Practice Area Panel. All students interested in practicing IP are welcome to attend, as well as those generally considering practice in new England.

We will have representatives from leading Boston-based law firms who practice in a variety of IP-focused areas, including IP litigation and patent law. They will be discussing their day-to-day work, differences between IP practice areas, specifics about the Boston market, and other general advice for interested students. Pad Thai will be served.

Special thanks to NELSA’s 2016-17 Named Sponsor, Goodwin.

Date: Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Time: 12:10-1:10 PM

Location: JG 105

Transactional Practice with Startups

Posted by Lisa Xia on March 24th, 2017 :: Filed under Career Panel,Events,Information Panel  
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Transactional Practice with Startups
Presentation by Attorneys from WilmerHale

Please join SLST and representatives from WilmerHale’ s transactional department for an engaging and informative discussion of their broad range corporate practice group, and the extensive opportunities available for corporate attorneys who wish to work with life science and technology companies. Dino BBQ will be served.

Date: Monday, March 27th, 2017

Time: 12:10-1:10 PM

Location: Room 106

Presenters include:

  • David Haber, Partner, WilmerHale’s Emerging Company Practice and adjunct professor of finance at Columbia Business School
  • Christopher Barnstable-Brown, Counsel
  • Peter Roth, Senior Associate
  • Cynthia Cho, Associate

IP Spotlight: Collaboration in Action

Posted by Lisa Xia on January 23rd, 2017 :: Filed under Career Panel,Information Panel  
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IP Spotlight: Collaboration in Action

In a highly competitive market among the best of the best, there are differences. The Morrison & Foerster difference — what sets the firm’s IP practice apart from other firms — is a decidedly collaborative IP team of litigators and prosecutors, working together to win the highest-profile, highest-stakes cases.
 
Come join us to hear about this collaboration in action from two partners who have worked together on high profile patent litigation cases at Morrison & Foerster:  Rich Hung, deputy chair of the IP Litigation Practice, and Peter Yim, head of the Electronics, Software & Telecommunications Patent Prosecution Group.  Mr. Hung and Mr. Yim will discuss their paths to their respective practices and how they work together to bring successful results for their clients.  We will also highlight our 1L Summer Associate opportunity: The Two-Summer Patent Program.

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time: 12:10-1:10 PM
Location: JG106

Life as a Junior IP Litigation Associate

Posted by Lisa Xia on November 17th, 2016 :: Filed under Career Panel,Events,Information Panel  
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Life as a Junior IP Litigation Associate
Presentation by Attorneys from Latham & Watkin

Join the Society for Law, Science & Technology as well as attorneys from Latham & Watkins for a presentation regarding what life as a junior IP litigation associate entails, followed by a short Q&A session. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016

Time: 12:10-1:10 PM

Location: JG101

 

Careers in Media, Entertainment & Telecommunications Law

Posted by Lisa Xia on April 21st, 2016 :: Filed under Career Panel,Events,Information Panel  
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Careers in Media, Entertainment & Telecommunications Law

Join the Society for Law, Science & Technology (SLST) and The Columbia Science & Technology Law Review (STLR) for a lunch panel on working in the media, entertainment, and telecommunications sector.

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Time: 12:10-1:10 PM

Location: JG105

Firm Representatives include:

  • Covington & Burling
  • Paul Hastings
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • Norton, Rose & Fulbright

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

Careers in Data Privacy and Security

Posted by Lisa Xia on April 15th, 2016 :: Filed under Career Panel,Events,Information Panel  
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Careers in Data Privacy and Security

Join the Society for Law, Science & Technology (SLST) and The Columbia Science & Technology Law Review (STLR) for a lunch panel on the growing data privacy and security legal practice.

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Time: 12:10-1:10 PM

Location: JG101

Panelists include:

  • Linda Nyberg, Associate, Simpson Thacher (IP Transactions)
  • Randy Sabett, Partner, Cooley (Vice-Chair, Data Privacy and Protection Practice Group)
  • Johanna Skrzypczyk, Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton (Member, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group)
  • Alex Southwell, Partner, Gibson Dunn (Co-Chair, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Practice Group)
  • Elisabeth Sperle, Associate, Weil Gotshal & Manges (Member, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management Group)
  • Alan Sutin, Greenberg Traurig (Chair, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice)

Non-pizza lunch will be served!

Coast to Coast

Posted by David Wang on April 11th, 2016 :: Filed under Career Panel,Events,Information Panel  
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Coast to Coast

Presented by Wilson Sonsini, The Columbia Science & Technology Law Review (STLR), The Society for Law Science & Technology (SLST), and The Columbia Law & Entrepreneurship Society (CLES).

Please join partners from Wilson Sonsini for an overview on venture capital and startup work, and a discussion on the differences and similarities between the East Coast and West Coast clients in these industries.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about these industries and on the differences between working on the East Coast and West Coast!

Speakers:

– Adam Dinow, Partner, Wilson Sonsini (New York, NY)

– Rachel Proffitt, Partner, Wilson Sonsini (San Francisco, CA)

Who: Wilson Sonsini, STLR, SLST & CLES

What: Coast to Coast (discussion on East Coast and West Coast venture capital & startups)

When: Thursday, April 7 @ 12:10 PM

Where: JG 107

Dig Inn will be served.

Women in IP and Technology Law

Posted by David Wang on April 6th, 2016 :: Filed under Career Panel,Information Panel  
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Women in IP and Technology Law
 
Join the Columbia Law Women’s Association (CLWA), Society for Law, Science, and Technology (SLST), and the Science & Technology Law Review (STLR) for a conversation with attorneys from Desmarais about women practicing in the area of intellectual property and technology law. 
 
When: Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 12:10PM – 1:10PM
Where: JG602
Dig Inn will be served!
Space is limited, please RSVP to alison.liou@law.columbia.edu.

Transitioning from Private Practice to a Start-Up: Technology and Social Justice

Posted by David Wang on March 28th, 2016 :: Filed under Career Panel  
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Transitioning from Private Practice to a Start-Up: Technology and Social Justice

Sponsored by Casetext and the Society for Law, Science, and Technology 

Monday, March 28 at 4:15pm

JG 106

*Non-pizza dinner will be served*

Join us for a talk about one practitioner’s transition from private practice to a legal start-up, how technology can be used to address social justice issues in the legal community, and how you can get involved in their movement to free the law.

About the Speaker

Katherine Anton is Head of Community at Casetext.  Prior to Casetext, she was an associate for a small litigation firm in Boston where she saw first hand the need to make the law free and understandable.  She is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School and Michigan State University where she earned degrees in business and communication.

About Casetext

Casetext is a free legal research and writing platform where you can search state and federal cases, statutes, and regulations annotated by insights from the country’s leading attorneys, law firms, and academics.  Casetext uses cutting-edge technology to connect the law to its massive database of legal analysis so its 500,000 monthly researchers can understand judicial opinions more deeply and efficiently.  Casetext was founded in response to a major social justice problem – the law is expensive to access and difficult to understand.  Casetext’s mission is to make all the world’s laws free and understandable.  #FreeTheLaw

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