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280A sec. 001 - Law and Technology Writing Workshop (Fall 2021)

Instructor: Talha Syed  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


Th 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 12
From August 19, 2021
To November 23, 2021

Course Start: August 19, 2021
Course End: November 23, 2021

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 15
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 15
As of: 01/25 05:06 PM

In this writing workshop students will prepare 30+ page papers commenting on important law and technology developments for potential publication in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal’s Annual Review of Law and Technology issue. Topics may include developments in the law of intellectual property (copyright, patent, trademark, etc.), privacy, cybersecurity, telecommunications, artificial intelligence, and other relevant subject matter areas. Accepted papers will be finalized for publication in Spring 2022 (with one unit available in that semester for additional work).

Admission will be based on an application process. The application form, including submission instructions, is posted below as a "supplemental file." JD and JSP applications are due April 30th. For transfer JDs and LLMs, applications are due in July 16th.

Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.

Requirements Satisfaction:

This class fulfills Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement for all students in the course. All students must write 30 pages and complete a draft.

Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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