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School of Law presents intellectual property week

Thursday, Mar. 9, 2000

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 9, 2000 – Santa Clara University's School of Law presents a week-long celebration of intellectual property law including alumni receptions, career and course counseling, a student registration seminar, a high-tech practitioners and faculty panel, the Silicon Valley high-tech legal career fair, a lecture on electronic commerce, and a conference on the digital divide.

SCU's School of Law has developed relationships with the high-tech industry and law firms that specialize in intellectual property, patent, trademark and copyright law, information technology licensing, venture capital, and international business transactions.

The events take place on the SCU campus March 20 –24.

March 20, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Adobe Lodge, kick-off reception:
Join members of the Intellectual Property Association, the Computer and High Tech Law Journal and the School of Law for an overview of the upcoming week. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Free admission.
March 21, 12:10-1:00 p.m., 142 Bannan Hall, high-tech practitioners panel:
Attorneys representing patent prosecution, technology licensing, intellectual property litigation and high-tech business transactions will discuss the world of high-tech law in the Silicon Valley. Free admission.
March 21, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., 142 Bannan Hall, high-tech faculty forum:
High-tech faculty will discuss course selection, latest developments in the law and how to get the best high-tech education possible at SCU. Free admission.
March 22, 12:10-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-5:50 p.m., 142 Bannan Hall, student registration seminar:
A panel of current full-time and part-time law students will review the high-tech course offerings at SCU and make recommendations on course selection and sequence. Free admission.
March 22, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Moot Court Room, Bergin Hall, electronic commerce in europe:
Professor Michael Lehmann of the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law and the University of Munich presents "Electronic Commerce in Europe." A wine and cheese reception will immediately follow the lecture in the George Strong Common Room. $25 per person. To register, contact Cynthia Murphy at hightechlaw@scu.edu or call 408-551-1868.
March 23, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Benson Parlors, Silicon Valley high-tech legal career fair:
Come meet attorneys and recruiting coordinators from legal employers in Silicon Valley. This is an opportunity to pick up informational materials and find out what opportunities are available. A reception will follow in the George Strong Commons Room. Free admission.
March 24, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Benson Center's Brass Rail conference room, the digital divide conference:
Attendees will have an opportunity to hear from national and state officials, representatives of industry, community-based organizations and the academy engaged in addressing the question, "what is the digital divide?" To register, contact Cynthia Murphy at hightechlaw@scu.edu or call 408-551-1868.

For more information on SCU's School of Law and its programs, see http://www.scu.edu/law.

Santa Clara University is a Catholic, Jesuit university with a rigorous undergraduate curriculum and nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. California's oldest institution of higher learning celebrates its sesquicentennial in the 2000-01 academic year.

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