High Technology Law Journal

Catalog No.: 799

Course Description:

The Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal focuses on one of the newest areas of law. The Journal provides a practical resource for both the high tech industry and the corresponding legal community. Topics covered include: intellectual property (patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret); technology licensing; contract and tort liability for technology failures; employer/employee relations; unfair competition; venture capital and other financing; computer crime and privacy; biotechnology; and hazardous waste management.

All upper-division law students are eligible to participate in the publication of the Journal. Eligibility for the Board of Editors requires completion of assignments as an Associate. Associate duties include 65 hours of articles, editing and the submission of publishable content. Upon completion of a publishable comment, Associates meeting the minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 are eligible to interview for Editor positions. Editors serve a one-year term requiring a 300-hour commitment. For more information about becoming an Associate or Editor go to www.scu.edu/techlaw or email CHTLJ@scu.edu. Graded credit/no credit only. (1-4 units)