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Representing the Innovator and the Artist
Our intellectual property program is unlike any other. Our students represent real entrepreneurs in their quest to launch new businesses and products and study the latest trends in the growing intellectual property legal field.
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About the Center:
The Center for Law, Technology and the Arts
focuses on intellectual property, technological innovation, and technology transfer; the intersection of science, economics, philosophy,
and the law; legal issues concerning biotechnology and computer technologies; and laws and cultural issues relating to the creative arts.
CENTER NEWS
Aug 1, 2014

Registration open for free online course “Representing the Professional Athlete”

Top sports agents and advisors, including the primary advisor for football stars Eli and Peyton Manning, are featured in the law school’s latest Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Representing the Professional Athlete.” The course is based on a book by Distinguished Visiting Practitioner Peter Carfagna, who walks through the four stages of an athlete's career.
Jun 2, 2014

Registration open for week-long academy on IP law in biotechnology and life sciences

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.
Apr 15, 2014

Northeast Ohio’s booming biomedical industry leads to more IP law opportunities

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.
Mar 31, 2014

Paychecks for College Athletes?

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.
Jan 24, 2014

Pilot program offers opportunity to practice before UPSTO

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.
LECTURES & EVENTS
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The event will focus on the growing body of scholarship examining the ...

Sports and Entertainment Law
Summer Program
Sports and Entertainment Law Summer Program
"My experiences in the
Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Academy
during the summer of 2012 was great. It has superb placements in the world of sports and entertainment."
Andrew U. Aladi, third-year student, Case Western Reserve University School of Law