Transactional Practice with Startups

March 24, 2017 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on Transactional Practice with Startups 

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

Coast to Coast

April 11, 2016 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on Coast to Coast 

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

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

Cyber Security at Barclays

February 9, 2016 · Filed Under Events · Comments Off on Cyber Security at Barclays 
Cyber Security at Barclays
 
This event is hosted by the SIPA Digital and Cyber Group, and is an opportunity to observe Barclays’ IT infrastructure and to conduct a Q&A session with some of their cyber security experts.
 
Date: Friday, February 12, 2016
 
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
 
Location: Barclays (Midtown)
 
Spots are limited! Please contact Christian at civ2106@columbia.edu to RSVP or if you have any questions.

 

Innovation, Investment, and the Internet: Fiscal Machines (Co-Sponsored w/ Modern Money Network)

July 14, 2015 · Filed Under Events, Information Panel · Comments Off on Innovation, Investment, and the Internet: Fiscal Machines (Co-Sponsored w/ Modern Money Network) 

When: Monday, May 11, 2015 from 6:15pm-8:30pm
Where: JG Annex
What: Seminar exploring the relationship between public investment, technological innovation, and 21st century internet infrastructure.
Who:

  • Mariana Mazzucato (University of Sussex, Bank of England)
  • Saule Omarova (Cornell Law School)
  • Jim Baller (Baller Herbst Stokes & Lide, PC)
  • Stephanie Kelton (Chief Economist, US Senate Budget Committee, Democratic Staff)

April 8th: California IP Dinner Panel

March 30, 2015 · Filed Under Career Panel, Events · Comments Off on April 8th: California IP Dinner Panel 

The Society for Law, Science and Technology and the California Society are excited to co-host this year’s California IP Dinner Panel. Join us for dinner and a chance to hear from experienced intellectual property and technology law practitioners about entering and practicing in the various IP hubs of California.

  • When: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
  • Where: Jerome Greene Hall 103
  • Food: Dino BBQ will be served.

Please RSVP here.

Panelists will be joining us from Cooley, Fenwick & West, Irell & Manella, Morrison Foerster, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.

For further questions, please contact Claudie Tirefort at crt2128@columbia.edu.

SLST Lunchtime Talk: 3D Printing and the Technology of Fashion 11/05

November 2, 2014 · Filed Under Information Panel · Comments Off on SLST Lunchtime Talk: 3D Printing and the Technology of Fashion 11/05 
3D Printing and the Technology of Fashion
 
Come join SLST for a lunch time talk with Bradley Rothenberg, an innovator in design and technology. Bradley will talk about his design process and recent works involving 3D modeling and printing.  
  • When: Wednesday, November 5th, 12:10p.m. to 1:10p.m.
  • Where: JG101
Thai food will be served.
About the speaker:
Bradley Rothenberg, using 3D modeling and printing, creates textiles and designs that would not be possible with traditional techniques. Bradley brought the science of textile design and the technology of 3D printing to the runway in 2013 by designing the Victoria Secret Fashion Show and has worked with some of the most cutting-edge fashion lines since. For more information on Bradley Rothenberg, please visit www.bradleyrothenberg.com. 

April 7: Law as Code – Reality, Possibility and Potential Blockchain Legal Trends

April 1, 2014 · Filed Under Information Panel · Comments Off on April 7: Law as Code – Reality, Possibility and Potential Blockchain Legal Trends 

SLST is proud to sponsor, along with CBLA and CLES, a panel discussion on the regulatory and legal trends surrounding the public ledger database known as the “Blockchain,” which is integral to the functioning of Bitcoin. Our panelists will introduce you to the tech basics before moving on to the legal landscape and to hot topics such as “Smart Contracts.” You will also learn about the involvement of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the SEC, the IRC and the CFTC.

This panel will be extremely useful to all law students who seek to distinguish themselves by demonstrating knowledge of the latest legal topics.

Panelists:

  • Miles Cowan – Founder and CEO, TilliT Inc. Prior to founding TilliT, Mr. Cowan was a transactional attorney in the New York office of an international law firm. His practice focused on private equity and venture capital transactions, including debt and equity financings and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Zachary Smith – Co-Founder, TilliT Inc. Mr. Smith is an investor and business operator located in New York. His previous experience includes running hosting operations for Voxel, managing global cloud business strategy for Internap and founding payment processor MerchantPlus.

When: Monday, April 7, 12:10 PM – 1:10 PM

Where: Room 101, Jerome Greene Hall

Non-pizza lunch will be served. Please email CBLA@law.columbia.edu by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 4 if you require a kosher option. Please register and submit questions for panelists here.

For further questions, please contact Claudie Tirefort at crt2128@columbia.edu.

The Powerpoint slides for the presentation are available here: Law as Code Presentation Slides.

March 27: Intellectual Property & Technology Law in Practice – NY Firm Panel and Reception

March 19, 2014 · Filed Under Career Panel · Comments Off on March 27: Intellectual Property & Technology Law in Practice – NY Firm Panel and Reception 

Please join the Society for Law, Science and Technology for our: Intellectual Property and Technology Law in Practice – New York Firm Panel and Reception.

The Society for Law, Science and Technology is hosting a panel that will bring seasoned practitioners from prominent New York firms to educate students about job opportunities and career paths in science, technology and intellectual property-related law. A Q&A session and reception with the panelists will follow.

Panelists will include: Omar Khan from WilmerHale, Robert Pollaro from Cadwalader, Matt Zisk from Skadden, Chris Gasper from Milbank, John Delaney from Morrison & Foerster, and Andrew Radsch from Ropes & Gray.

When: Thursday, March 27, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Where: Room 103, Jerome Greene Hall

Please RSVP here. 

For further questions, please contact Kevin Jang at gj2229@columbia.edu.

DINO BBQ will be served. We hope to see you there!

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