Membership and 1L/LLM Representative Applications

September 21, 2015 · Filed Under Uncategorized · Comments Off on Membership and 1L/LLM Representative Applications 
Society for Law, Science, and Technology 

Membership

If you are interested in becoming a SLST member, you can sign up here! Membership dues are $10 and will allow you to:
  • Participate in SLST’s mentoring program
  • Attend exclusive networking events with IP/tech law firms and technology companies 
You can also pay dues by dropping them off in locker #179 in an envelope labeled with your 1) full name, 2) UNI, 3) class year. 


1L/LLM Representative Applications

1L/LLM Representatives are full members of SLST’s Executive Board and have the special responsibility of serving as the main liaisons to the 1L/LLM community. 1L/LLM Representatives also help shape and execute SLST’s program of events, and are in a unique position to network with the professors and attorneys that we partner with. 
 
Please fill out the attached application if you are interested in becoming a 1L/LLM Representative. They due by midnight of Friday, September 25, 2015. 
 
Questions?
 
Visit our website or email Alison Liou at alison.liou@law.columbia.edu

 

Balancing Patent Rights and Litigation Abuses: Is ‘Patent Troll’ Legislation Necessary? 2/19

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Please join the Federalist Society and SLST for a co-sponsored debate featuring Professor Adam Mossoff of George Mason Law School and Professor Jason Schultz of NYU Law School. The debate, entitled “Balancing Patent Rights and Litigation Abuses: Is ‘Patent Troll’ Legislation Necessary?” will take place:

  • When: Thursday, February 19 from 12:10-1:10
  • Where: Jerome Greene Hall 105
  • Food: non-pizza lunch will be served.

Please see the attached flyer.

Patent Rights

March 3: Dinner Reception with Knobbe Martens

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Intellectual property firm Knobbe Martens invites 1L, 2L and 3L students with a technical background and an interest in IP law to a dinner reception held at the Faculty House. Meet lawyers from one of the country’s most prominent intellectual property law firms to learn more about its practice, people and career opportunities.

When: Monday, March 3, 6:00-8:30 PM

Where: Ivy Lounge, Faculty House (26 Morningside Drive)

Please RSVP to Jordan Budnick with a resume by Monday, February 24.

January 23: LLM Networking Event with Milbank IP

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SLST has arranged for a networking event with the New York IP group of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy at 6:30 pm on January 23, 2014. The reception will be held at Open Door Gastropub on 110 John St. (between Cliff and Pearl St.). Four openings are still available.

Please RSVP here. We hope to see you there!

November 11: SLST’s 1L Summer Jobs Panel

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Interested in spending your summer at a high-profile tech company or a scrappy start-up? Want to explore intellectual property issues at a law firm? Please join SLST for our 1L Summer Jobs Panel where 2L and 3L students will be on hand to discuss their summer experiences in science and technology. Topics will range from tech sector opportunities available to first year students to the job search timeline and tips for building a successful resume.

Who: Kevin Jang (2L), Michael Rhodes (2L), June Wang (2L), Lee Cooper (2L/MBA), Minsu Chung (2L)

When: Monday, November 11, 12:10-1:10 pm

Where: Room 104, Jerome Greene Hall

Lunch will be provided. RSVP here.

TODAY (October 4): Sign Up for SLST Membership at the Block Party

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Hello 1Ls, LLMs, and Transfers!

Do you have an interest in Science, Technology and Law? Are you looking to learn more about the opportunities in this field by networking with other students, Intellectual Property firms, and tech companies? Then stop by at the table for Society of Law, Science, and Technology to meet some of our board members, pick up a warm cookie, and join today!

SLST, the only organization of its kind at the law school, offers students the opportunity to interact with IP professors, firms, and companies on a more intimate level.

Membership is only $10 and will enable you to:

  • Be paired up with a 2L/3L SLST mentor for academic and career advice.
  • Attend small group lunches hosted by Professors Wu, Hemphill, and Pozen.
  • Network with science and tech focused students at the Business and Engineering Schools.
  • Attend recruiting events with IP firms in the spring.
  • Network with GCs from Silicon Alley firms (including Foursquare and Spotify).
  • Network with IP practitioners from the top IP markets (Bay Area, Boston, San Diego, DC).

If you have any questions, please contact slst@law.columbia.edu.

Hope to see you today!

October 9: NSA Wiretapping and the Constitution – Privacy Rights in the 21st Century

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The Federalist Society and Society for Law, Science and Technology present “NSA Wiretapping and the Constitution: Privacy Rights in the 21st Century” with Professor Greg McNeal of the Pepperdine School of Law and Professor David Pozen of Columbia Law School.

Who: Professor Greg McNeal (Pepperdine School of Law) and Professor David Pozen (Columbia Law School)

When: Wednesday, October 9, 12:10-1:10 PM

Where: Room 102B, Jerome Greene Hall

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

September 30: IP Practice Spotlight – Patent Prosecution and IP Litigation Collaboration (presented by Morrison & Foerster)

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Interested in a career in IP law, but fuzzy on the details? Come join SLST for a lunchtime talk with Rich Hung and Peter Yim of Morrison & Foerster San Francisco. Hung and Yim will be speaking on their practices in IP litigation and patent prosecution and the collaboration of the two in high stakes trials.

Who: Rich Hung, Deputy Chair of Morrison & Foerster’s IP Litigation Practice, and Peter Yim, Head of Electronics, Software & Telecommunications Patent Prosecution Group

When: Monday, September 30, 12:10-1:10 PM

Where: Room 103, William and June Warren Hall

Lunch will be provided. RSVP required.

September 26: Cross-school Science and Technology Happy Hour

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SLST is excited to host a cross-school joint happy hour with Columbia Business School’s Technology Business Group and the inter-school Data Science Society.

Come meet other science and tech-interested students from across the campus as well as members of SLST!

Who: SLST + Columbia Business School’s Technology Business Group + Columbia Data Science Society

When: Thursday, September 26, 5:30-7:00 PM

Where: Amsterdam Restaurant, basement lounge, 1207 Amsterdam Avenue (AmCafe)

We’ll cover the food.

Hope to see you there!

Can Lawyers Create Wealth?, Wednesday, March 13 @ 112:10pm

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Join CBLA, SLST, and the Richman Center for our partnered event: a panel discussion with legal professionals in the startup community.

How do lawyers end up working at a startup?

How can the role of law help startups grow their business?

What makes a startup attorney different from the rest?

Please RSVP, space is limited.

Boxed lunches will be served.

 

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