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
Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time: 12:10-1:10 PM
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
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
*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.
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
RSVP for the Careers in IP Breakfast!
- 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)
- 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
The Columbia Business & Law Association and the Society for Law, Science and Technology
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
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.