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  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

    Class participation and successful completion of weekly assignments will count for a significant portion of the…

  • Transactional Law Clinical Workshop

    September 29, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Transactional Law Clinics (4-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Transactional Law Clinics

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Transactional Law Clinical Workshop (2 fall classroom credits). This…

  • Sports and the Law: Examining the Legal History and Evolution of America’s Three “Major League” Sports: MLB, NFL and NBA

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-home This introductory Sports Law course will offer an overview of the three major sports that dominate the American…

  • Cyberlaw Clinic Seminar

    September 29, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Cyberlaw Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • Cyberlaw Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Cyberlaw Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom credits). This clinic and…

  • Copyright

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-home This course examines the law of copyright and its role within the overall framework of intellectual…

  • Ethics, Economics and the Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Explores controversies about the use of markets and market reasoning in areas such as organ sales, procreation, environmental regulation,…

  • Re-imagining global order as Asia re-emerges

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The re-emergence of Asia is posing conceptual and practical challenges to understandings of and frameworks for global order that…

  • Patent Trial Advocacy

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites, although an understanding of the rules of evidence is assumed for the trial at the end of the course.

  • Sports Law: Advanced Contract Drafting

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-home This course will provide students the opportunity to negotiate and draft agreements that a lawyer advising a…

  • Law and Philosophy Workshop

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This workshop will examine new ideas at the intersection of law and philosophy. The workshop will meet weekly and…

  • International Intellectual Property Law and Policy

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Students should have completed, or be concurrently enrolled in, Patent Law. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines fundamental principles of international IP law…

  • Patent Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This course will examine and assess the legal rules in the United States governing patents. We will discuss the…

  • Fashion Law Lab

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This experiential course meets Tuesday, January 3 to Friday, January 13, 2023 and is taught by Nana Sarian, a…

  • Cyberlaw Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Cyberlaw Clinical Seminar (2 spring classroom credits). This clinic and…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar (3 spring classroom…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic, either during winter-spring (2 winter clinical credits + 8 spring clinical credits) or spring clinic (8…

  • Transactional Law Clinics

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Transactional Law Clinical Workshop (2 spring classroom credits). This clinic…

  • Copyright and Trademark Litigation

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class The class will analyze the strategic, practical and policy issues involved with copyright and trademark litigation from the…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar (3 spring classroom…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Transactional Law Clinical Workshop

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Transactional Law Clinics (4-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Advertising Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home This course covers legal regulation of advertising in the United States, with some comparison to other countries. Private…

  • Trademark and Unfair Competition

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home This course will introduce students to the federal Lanham Act and related common law doctrines designed to protect…

  • Music and Digital Media

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: A prior course or other background in copyright law would be useful but is not required. Exam Type: No Exam This course explores a…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Climate Lawyering

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The threat of potentially catastrophic consequences from climate change due to increasing concentrations of greenhouse gas concentrations in the…