Center for Law and Entrepreneurship
The center prepares law students to represent and to be entrepreneurs, encourages faculty research related to problems that confront entrepreneurs, and brings law student and members of the Northwest business community together. The center collaborates on a number of projects with the university's Charles H. Lundquist College of Business. In addition to lectures, symposiums, and numerous business courses, the center supports:
- Business Law Clinic
- Law and Entrepreneurship Student Association
- Technology Entrepreneurship Program
- Annual award to the outstanding student in law and entrepreneurship
- Concentration in Business Law
The Business Law Clinic is a program of the Center or Law and Entrepreneurship, which was founded by law professor Barbara Aldave and funded by a 1995 gift from Chamber Communications CEO Carolyn Chambers.
In TEP the Center for Law and Entrepreneurship partners with the Battelle Memorial Institute and the UO business school's Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship. This innovative cross campus program combines the talents of MBA, Law, and Graduate students, working in teams, to develop market feasibility and assessment studies on emerging patentable technologies.
The Law & Entrepreneurship Student Association, as the law school's established business student group, welcomes the involvement of students interested in all areas of business and business law.