Bay Area Entrepreneurship Immersion: Day 2

Our first stop on the second day of our Entrepreneurship Team Project trip was a visit to the Google campus to meet with Brian Downing, who recently moved from the legal department to become a director of engineering at Google.  Brian talked about the challenges a company faces after growing to the size of Google. […]

Fighting Food Waste: Amy Garber (MSL ’15) and Hazel Technologies

Each year more than 25 billion pounds of post-harvest fruits and vegetables are wasted domestically, worth ~$30 billion, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These statistics are astounding – and also heartbreaking when you consider the 42.2 million people, including 6.4 million children, living without enough to eat in the U.S. One Chicago-based company, […]

Job Tip: Take a 360 View

Here’s a job search tip: take a 360 view.  When you have decided on an industry or sector, consider what is the thing that gets made? Who makes the thing? Who provides services to the industry?  Who regulates it?  Who helps with compliance? Where are the intersections?  By asking these questions, you will find the […]

DPELC-MSL Speaker: Courtney VanLonkhuyzen

Courtney VanLonkhuyzen, general counsel at Lenovo Mobile Business Group, recently visited the Law School to give a talk as part of the DPELC-MSL Speaker Series. Like other speakers in the series, her work is squarely at the intersection of law, technology, and business. As some of you may have heard, Lenovo recently acquired Motorola from […]

Q&A with Norbert Riedel

Norbert Riedel visited the Law School as part of the DPELC-MSL Speaker Series. Below are some of the questions that were asked by students following the talk. If you haven’t read the post on the content of his talk, you may want to start here! What kinds of patents does Naurex/Aptinyx get? Mainly, composition of matter […]