At the Master of Science in Law program, students learn the key role of patents when protecting their inventions. Learn more about the importance of patent law for STEM professionals in this video, featuring MSL Professor Laura Pedraza-Fariña. Want to see more? Check out the MSL Professors Present playlist on YouTube.
Starting a business is a highly complicated endeavor. Students in the MSL program learn fundamental entrepreneurial skills, including the legal aspects to consider in order to succeed. In this video, Professor Steve Reed offers some tips for entrepreneurs who are ready to take the leap and launch their business: Want to see more? Check out […]
As you may have figured out by now, the curriculum of the MSL is unique and highly specialized for STEM professionals working at the intersection of law, business, and technology. But what exactly do students learn in the program? Get a sneak peak into the focus of the Food Policy class with Professor Janice Nadler […]
On June 15, IE and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, in collaboration with the Law Schools Global League and Ontier, launched the first Global Legaltech Venture Day in Chicago.
Hi everyone! I’m Mara. I’m the Senior Program Coordinator for the MSL. I coordinate a number of areas of the program from student services and alumni engagement to recruitment, marketing, and communications. I’ve been with the program since October 2016, and have enjoyed getting to know the students from each cohort. The best part of my […]
Admitted Students Day is an exciting chance for faculty and staff to meet the incoming cohort and to give them a sense of Law School life. Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting students and their families for a tour of campus, an informational session with staff, and a welcome from our outgoing dean, […]
Congratulations to Laurelle Banta on another win! The MSL alum is part of NUMiX Materials,, which won first place and $30,000 at Northwestern University’s VentureCat competition on Wednesday, May 23. The Northwestern University water-purification startup formed in Farley Center/ISEN’s Winter 2018 NUvention: Energy course, and in a short, ten-week period evolved enough to make a successful bid […]
Shilpa and I have toured around the country to spread the word about the MSL program. The last application deadline for the 2018-2019 cohort is June 1, so our travels are coming to an end. To read about the first legs of our journey, click here (Indiana & Illinois), here (Michigan & Wisconsin), and here (Oklahoma). As a California native, […]
Congratulations to the graduates of the Class of 2018! On Friday, May 10, the 4th graduating cohort of the MSL program walked across the stage of the Chicago Theater and joined the, roughly, 100 graduates of the program as MSL alumni. MSL Student (now Alumna) Lauryn Robinson gave a heartfelt speech about her time in […]
On May 3-4, legal industry thought leaders from around the world gathered at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law for “Beyond Our Borders”, a global innovation summit on the changing landscape of the legal ecosystem. The conference consisted of twelve different panels, presentations, and networking events that tackled the future of the legal industry at a […]