Technology Venture Clinic



SLN #: 20960
Course Prefix: LAW-777
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 6
Instructor(s): Menkhus

Course Description:

The Technology Ventures Legal Clinic is an experiential learning opportunity for law students interested in transactional corporate and IP practice(s). Students will advise and counsel technology start up ventures and small businesses on issues relating to IP (patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret), entity formation, employment/independent contractor agreements, securities laws, and many other legal issues faced many many/most entrepreneurs.

Interested students do not need a technical background to participate in the clinic and there are no prerequisite courses at this time, although a general understanding of IP and/or corporate entities is helpful. There is an application/interview/invitation process for registration in the clinic. Please go to Clinic webpage to download the application and learn more about the clinical experience.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 6
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Written Assignment: depends on client needs
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Limited Enrollment Number: 10 new/2 returning (3 gredits for returning)
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Required
Online Course Site: Blackboard