Entrepreneurs and innovators need lawyers to organize enterprises, negotiate transactions, and protect intellectual property. The Business Law Emphasis (BLE) provides a structured set of courses, faculty mentorship, and practical skills opportunities for students who wish to develop substantive knowledge and practical experience in this area. Students who elect to pursue the Emphasis take a common core of required courses and then choose to follow one of two substantive tracks within the Emphasis:
- The Transactional Law track is designed for students to focus their studies on the various laws that govern business and commercial transactions.
- The Intellectual Property Law track is designed for students to focus their studies on the legal issues surrounding the protection of intellectual property and the management of intellectual property rights.
For more information about the BLE Emphasis, see the requirements document on the right or contact Professor Couture.