Career Pathways: Internet Law

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Internet Law is a developing area of law that incorporates many traditional legal fields (e.g., Intellectual Property Law, Contracts, Corporate Law) in addressing the needs arising out of the spread of the Internet.  Common legal issues arising in this field include disputes over domain names, preventing the transmission of copyrighted works, protecting intellectual property in electronic format, thwarting cyber-terrorism, and many more.  The world is becoming an increasingly connected place, and legal opportunities will continue to increase and present themselves in the coming years.

 

Job Types Typical Duties
Federal Agencies
  • Regulate interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
State Agencies
  • Act as a general counsel.
Private Law Firms
  • Represent clients in litigation dealing with internet law.
  • Protect intellectual property rights.
  • Litigate cases.
  • Research and draft legal documents.

Other Activities

  • Obtain an internship with an attorney or firm who practices internet law.
  • Periodically check the Symplicity Job Board for opportunities in this area of law.

Intellectual Property Curriculum Guide

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Faculty Members Include: Jon Garon, Joseph Grohman, Jim Levy, Jim Wilets

 

Core Offerings

Advanced Offerings

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