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Law, Science, and Technology

Innovation in science and technology is changing our society and changing the practice of law, and Penn State Law is on the leading edge of these advancements with its Legal-Tech Virtual Lab and a course of study that explores the interconnections of science, technology, and the law.

Students may earn Concentration recognition in Law, Science, and Technology using courses from the Selected Courses section below.  J.D. students must earn a minimum of 12 credits and LL.M. students a minimum of 9 credits.  A minimum grade of ‘C’ is required for each course being used toward this Concentration. Upon verification of completion, students will receive a document of recognition.

Declare your intent to complete this Concentration - Concentration Declaration Application

Law, Science, and Technology Faculty

Selected Courses:

  • AI's Past, Present, and Future
  • AI and the Law
  • Bioethics & Law
  • Climate Change Law and Policy
  • Copyrights
  • Cybercrime
  • Election Security & Foreign Interference
  • Energy Law & Policy
  • Food and Drug Regulation
  • Food Law
  • Global Privacy & Data Protection
  • Information Privacy Law
  • Information Security Law
  • Intellectual Property Clinic
  • Internet Law 
  • International Telecommunications and Space Law
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Licensing of Intellectual Property
  • Mediation of Environmental & Public Conflicts
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Patent Law
  • PILOT Lab Class
  • Public Health Law
  • Telecommunications Law & Regulation
  • Trademarks
  • Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic

Additional Experiential Opportunities: