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This executive education program is intended for practitioners from across the globe who wish to gain a deeper understanding of U.S. technology law. It is well-suited for international attorneys with 3-5 years’ work experience in their field, as well as high-achieving international law students with significant practical experience.

During this one-week certificate program, you will gain an understanding of the foundations of U.S. technology law and delve into topics such as algorithms and artificial intelligence, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and fintech.

Penn Law will offer instruction in a number of areas of U.S. technology law, including:

  • Patent law
  • Copyright law
  • Trademark law
  • Antitrust in high-tech industries
  • Internet regulation
  • Privacy/data protection

Course Structure

Our course will be taught by distinguished Penn law and Wharton Professors, followed by panel discussion and small group discussions.

Day 1: Patent Law, Technology & Trade

Day 2: Copyright & Trademark, Internet Regulation

Day 3: Data Privacy, Cryptocurrencies

Day 4: Antitrust in Tech industry

Day 5: Algorithms and Artificial intelligence

Day 6: Fin Tech

Academic Director

Christopher Yoo

Christopher Yoo has emerged as one of the nation’s leading authorities on law and technology. Recognized as one of the most cited scholars in administrative and regulatory law as well as intellectual property, his major research projects include studying innovative ways to connect more people to the Internet; using technological principles to inform how the law can promote optimal interoperability; copyright theory; and network neutrality.

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Frequent Asked Questions

1. What does the tuition fee include?

The program fee for the U.S. Law and Technology Summer Certificate Program is $2,750 and includes all course materials. Transportation, housing and meals are not included in the program fee.

2. How does the admission process work?

Admission will be granted on a rolling basis, but we encourage everyone interested to apply as early as possible as there are a limited number of spots available in the program. Once admitted, a non-refundable $500 deposit will be required within two weeks of acceptance.

3. What are the benefits of enrolling in Penn Law Summer Program?

During this one-week certificate program, you will gain a deeper understanding of U.S. technology law. It is well suited for international attorneys, as well as high achieving law students with significant practical experience. You will also gain access to the global Penn community upon graduation.

4. Is there discount joining both Law and Technology program and U.S. Business Law program?

$4,550 – Program fee when combining a second week of instruction by applying to the U.S. Business Law for the International Practitioner Executive Education Program (July 7-12, 2019). Participants accepted into the second week receive a discount of $950 for attending both programs.

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