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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


  • AI and the Law
  • Bioethics & Law
  • Climate Change Law and Policy
  • Cybercrime
  • Energy Law & Policy
  • Environmental Law
  • Food and Drug Regulation
  • Global Privacy & Data Protection
  • Handling Cases in the Real World
  • Health Law (formerly Intro to Health Law)
  • Information Privacy Law
  • Information Security Law
  • Internet Law 
  • International Telecommunications and Space Law
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Licensing of Intellectual Property
  • Mediation of Environmental & Public Conflicts
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Design
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Payment Systems and Financial Transactions
  • PILOT Lab Class
  • Public Health Law
  • Telecommunications Law & Regulation
  • Water Law & Policy


  • Advanced Intellectual Property Clinic
  • Intellectual Property Clinic

Additional Experiential Opportunities:

*Associate Dean for Academic Affairs approval reqruied: Will count towards the concentration if the work is related to the concentration.