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The Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts has become has become an internationally recognized forum for the interdisciplinary study of law, technology, and the arts. The center focuses on teaching, research, and programs pertaining to intellectual property, technological innovation, technology transfer, and artistic rights. You will work with faculty on legal issues concerning biotechnology, information technology, and the creative arts.

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JUN2014
What are European and North American companies looking for in an IP deal? What is the new European patent environment like? What are the tensions between the laws of ethics and science in the IP field? These questions and much more will be explored in the eighth annual Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy from June 2-6, 2014. The academy is organized by the law school and Bocconi University. Registration is now open.
APR2014
The biomedical industry in the Cleveland area has grown more than 60 percent in recent years, according to The Plain Dealer. More startups are emerging, and Case Western Reserve law students are helping those entrepreneurs launch their products. This article features Disease Diagnostic Group, a startup company represented by law students through our IP Venture Clinic.
APR2014
The biomedical industry in the Cleveland area has grown more than 60 percent in recent years, according to The Plain Dealer. More startups are emerging, and Case Western Reserve law students are helping those entrepreneurs launch their products. This article features Disease Diagnostic Group, a startup company represented by law students through our IP Venture Clinic.
MAR2014
Peter Carfagna, adjunct Professor with the Center for Law Technology and the Arts at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Co-Director of the Great Lakes Sports & Entertainment Law Academy, and Chairman/CEO of Magis, LLC, is interviewed for the Harvard Gazette about the ruling on Wednesday by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Chicago who said that football players at Northwestern University were employees of the private school and had the right to unionize.
JAN2014
The Patent Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program. The Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program provides law students the opportunity to represent clients before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Under this program, students hone their patent application drafting skills and obtain a deeper understanding of the rules and regulations relating to the patent prosecution process. The School of Law also participates in the Patent Pilot Petition to Make Special Program, which allows the law school to designate a set number of patent applications per academic semester to be prioritized. This is not only helpful to the clients, but also to the students who will benefit from more immediate feedback. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
JAN2014
Matthew Schaefer, a 2012 graduate of the Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy GLESA, was recently hired by the Superlative Group as director of corporate partnerships. Schaefer will work with municipalities, universities, stadiums and arenas on their naming rights, sponsorships and exclusive pouring rights among other areas. Current and past clients include the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Olympic venues and major cities such as Miami, Phoenix, and Cleveland. You may learn more about Matthew, his new job, and his experiences in GLSELA, here.
JAN2014
The application deadline is May 1, 2014. Because enrollment is limited, we recommend applicants apply early. Admission to the three-week coursework session of the Great Lakes Sports & Entertainment Law Academy is open on a first-come, first-selected basis to any law student in good academic standing as determined by their home school and who at the time of the Academy program will have completed the first year of full-time study or its equivalent in part-time study. Notification of acceptance will begin after March 1, 2014. Apply here.
JAN2014
Watch the video about this unique Graduate Certificate Program in Design, Innovation, and Intellectual Property Management
JAN2014
The Center for LTA offers the IP Entrepreneurship Clinic, in which you will represent start-up companies as they develop their plans to commercialize their technology.
MAR2013
Tyrone Scott won first prize in the Grammy Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative, which included a $5000 scholarship as well an all-expense paid trip to see the Grammy Ceremony. His article, "Saving the Modern Record Industry: Partnership and Fiduciary Duty Between Labels and Artists" will be published in the next edition of the ABA Journal, Sports & Entertainment Law Section.
DEC2012
Center for Law, Technology & the Arts is ranked 24th in the U.S. News and World Report Specialty Area Rankings.
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