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Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts
Representing the Innovator and the Artist
Our intellectual property program is unlike any other. Our students represent real entrepreneurs in their quest to launch new businesses and products and study the latest trends in the growing intellectual property legal field.
About the Center:
The Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology and the Arts focuses on intellectual property, technological innovation, and technology transfer; the intersection of science, economics,
philosophy, and the law; legal issues concerning biotechnology and computer technologies; and laws and cultural issues relating to the creative arts.
Oct 7, 2014

Foundation commits nearly $700,000 to IP law program

The law school’s intellectual property program is a recipient of a Burton D. Morgan Foundation grant, which will enhance the IP Venture Clinic.
Sep 10, 2014

Intellectual property law program receives $3 million

The Spangenberg Family Foundation, established by alum Erich Spangenberg (‘85) and his family, makes a historic commitment to endow the law school’s Center for Law, Technology & the Arts.
Aug 1, 2014

Registration open for free online course “Representing the Professional Athlete”

Top sports agents and advisors, including the primary advisor for football stars Eli and Peyton Manning, are featured in the law school’s latest Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Representing the Professional Athlete.” The course is based on a book by Distinguished Visiting Practitioner Peter Carfagna, who walks through the four stages of an athlete's career.
Jun 2, 2014

Registration open for week-long academy on IP law in biotechnology and life sciences

What are European and North American companies looking for in an IP deal? What is the new European patent environment like? What are the tensions between the laws of ethics and science in the IP field? These questions and much more will be explored in the eighth annual Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy from June 2-6, 2014. The academy is organized by the law school and Bocconi University. Registration is now open.
Apr 15, 2014

Northeast Ohio’s booming biomedical industry leads to more IP law opportunities

The biomedical industry in the Cleveland area has grown more than 60 percent in recent years, according to The Plain Dealer. More startups are emerging, and Case Western Reserve law students are helping those entrepreneurs launch their products. This article features Disease Diagnostic Group, a startup company represented by law students through our IP Venture Clinic.
The event will focus on the growing body of scholarship examining the ...

Sports and Entertainment Law
Summer Program
Sports and Entertainment Law Summer Program
"My experiences in the
Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Academy
during the summer of 2012 was great. It has superb placements in the world of sports and entertainment."
Andrew U. Aladi, third-year student, Case Western Reserve University School of Law