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

March 28, 2016 · Filed Under Career Panel · Comments Off on Transitioning from Private Practice to a Start-Up: Technology and Social Justice 

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

Careers in IP Breakfast

March 25, 2016 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on Careers in IP Breakfast 

RSVP for the Careers in IP Breakfast!

Interested in intellectual property (IP) but aren’t sure what a day on the job actually looks like? Want to know more about the various types of legal careers you can pursue within the world of IP?
Please join the  American Intellectual Property Law (AIPLA) Moot Court Program, the Society for Law Science & Technology (SLST), and The Columbia Science & Technology Law Review (STLR) for breakfast with a distinguished group of IP practitioners who have chosen different legal careers within the world of IP.
This is a great opportunity to ask questions 1-on-1 with IP practitioners on how they developed their careers and what advice they can offer to Columbia students looking to enter the field.
Invited guests include:
  • Kevan Choset, In-House Counsel, Head of Litigation and Intellectual Property at Spotify
  • Josh Simmons ’10, Associate at Kirkland & Ellis (Copyright & Trademark)
  • Fiona Finlay-Hunt ’14, Associate at Wilson Sonsini (Technology Transactions)
  • TBD (IP litigation)
RSVP RequiredEvent is limited to the first 30 guests. Please RSVP here.
What: Careers in IP Breakfast
When: Friday 3/25 @ 10:00 AM
Where: JG 304


New York Intellectual Property Market Lunch Panel

March 8, 2016 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events · Comments Off on New York Intellectual Property Market Lunch Panel 
New York Intellectual Property Market Lunch Panel
Join the Society for Law, Science & Technology (SLST) and the Columbia Science & Technology Law Review (STLR) for a lunch panel talk on practicing intellectual property law in New York. 
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time: 12:10 – 1:10PM
Location: JG103
There will be plenty of Dino BBQ