Core Class: Doing Business in Japan (4 units)
Doing Business in Japan (4 -5 units): June 2 - June 25, 2013
Internships (Tokyo or Seoul) (3-4 units): July 1 ~ July 26, 2013
Note: Internships in Tokyo and Seoul are now full. However, we are continuing to accept applications for classes in Tokyo.
Our summer program in Tokyo presents an opportunity to study law in a fascinating city that remains one of the world's economic and financial centers. The core three-week, 4-5 unit class introduces students to the Japanese legal system and explores current issues in international trade and intellectual property law. Students may elect to take a 1-unit class in Japanese patent and copyright law.
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Mix & Match
*Enroll for classes in Tokyo, and an internship in either Tokyo, Japan or Seoul, South Korea.
Internships are available in premier Japanese and Korean law firms and corporations, including many specializing in intellectual property and in international transactional work. Up to twelve (12) internships are available in Japan, and a similar number of internships in Seoul. Priority of internship placements is established in the order in which a student's completed application and deposit payment are received.
Resident Director: Marcus Kosins, Esq., Tokyo, Japan
Enrollment limit: 35
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ENROLLED STUDENTS:
Summer 2011 Student Evaluation: Overall Experience 4.5
(Scale of 1-5, 1=poor, 5=excellent)
"I finally got real, hands-on experience researching law, writing memos, and interacting with lawyers. I could not ask for a better experience." Eric S., St. Mary's SOL (2012)
"All of the professors were effective in communicating the concepts to the class." Anonymous, Valparaiso Law School (2011)
"Getting to speak with a House of Rep congressman was highlight of my trip!" Anonymous, Santa Clara University (2011)