The Boston IP Practice Area Panel

April 3, 2017 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on The Boston IP Practice Area Panel 

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

IP Spotlight: Collaboration in Action

January 23, 2017 · Filed Under Career Panel, Information Panel · Comments Off on IP Spotlight: Collaboration in Action 

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

November 17, 2016 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on Life as a Junior IP Litigation Associate 

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

 

Women in IP and Technology Law

April 6, 2016 · Filed Under Career Panel, Information Panel · Comments Off on Women in IP and Technology Law 
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

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

 

Lunch with Spotify Legal Counsel

December 1, 2015 · Filed Under Events · Comments Off on Lunch with Spotify Legal Counsel 
CLES and SLST is excited to bring you: Lunch with Spotify Legal Counsel | RSVP HERE
Join us for an intimate lunch conversation with Steve Kim, legal counsel at Spotify. Steve will be sharing his career path from IP attorney at a law firm to in-house counsel at Spotify. Prior to his role at Spotify, he also served as in-house counsel at Estée Lauder and was a member of the management team at Criteo before its IPO. This roundtable lunch is an opportunity to learn about the path in-house, and what it’s like to work at disruptive technology companies.
  • Date: November 23, 2015; 12:15PM
  • Food: Mel’s Burger
  • RSVP: space is very limited, RSVP here to reserve your spot.
  • The first 30 people to RSVP will receive a confirmation email by November 19, 2015

Fundamentals of Corporate Law Series: Intellectual Property

November 10, 2015 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on Fundamentals of Corporate Law Series: Intellectual Property 

The Columbia Business & Law Association and the Society for Law, Science and Technology

present

Fundamentals of Corporate Law Series: Intellectual Property

Tuesday, November 10, 12:10pm – 1:10pm

Jerome Greene Hall 102B

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

Please register & submit questions for the panelists here.

CBLA (www.clscbla.com) and SLST are proud to host the Intellectual Property Panel, part of the Fundamentals of Corporate Law Series. The Fundamentals Series is designed to introduce law students to career options in various practice areas in corporate law, including Capital Markets, M&A, Bankruptcy, Investment Management, IP, and Commercial Litigation. 

Our intellectual property panelists have a range of experiences and will provide diverse perspectives on their career paths, what sort of challenges and risks an attorney must assess in intellectual property transactions and litigation, and will discuss the current trends in intellectual property. They will also provide advice for students interested in pursuing careers in this field of law. There will be time at the end of the discussion to ask the speakers questions. Partners from the following firms will attend:

  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Sidley Austin
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges
  • Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Proskauer Rose

Moderator: Philippa Loengard

We hope you’ll join us!

IP Practice Spotlight: IP Litigation and Patent Prosecution with Morrison & Foerster

November 2, 2015 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on IP Practice Spotlight: IP Litigation and Patent Prosecution with Morrison & Foerster 

IP Practice Spotlight: IP Litigation and Patent Prosecution with Morrison & Foerster

Join the Society for Law, Science & Technology and renowned IP firm Morrison & Foerster to hear from two partners who have worked together on high profile patent litigation cases: 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.

When: Monday, November 2nd, 12:10-1:10

Where: JG 105

Dino BBQ will be provided. Please log in with LionMail and RSVP.

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