Seattle is the beating heart of a vibrant entrepreneurial community that pulses with creativity and ingenuity. Learn how to contribute legal expertise to these cutting-edge innovators at Seattle University School of Law’s Summer Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (SITIE — pronounced CITY) where law students can:

  • Gain an insider’s view into Seattle’s startup culture by connecting with lawyers and executives at the region’s most innovative companies.
  • Learn from faculty with deep expertise in technology, real estate, artificial intelligence, intellectual property, and more.
  • Confront current policy issues while immersing yourself in both the theory and the practice of counseling business innovators and innovation.
  • Participate in a unique structure that allows students to earn up to seven transferable law school credits in just five weeks of on-site instruction.

Students are encouraged to take the Immersion Course: Lawyering for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Students can also choose from three additional courses on related topics, including artificial intelligence, the role of in-house counsel, and advising start-ups.

Courses and Schedule

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Enroll in SITIE

Seattle University School of Law invites law students from all ABA-accredited law schools to join us for a summer of immersion into entrepreneurship, technology, and cutting edge legal careers.

Enabling Innovation in Law and Society

6th Annual Innovation and Technology Law Conference (virtual)

Friday, June 9, 2023

Sponsored by the Seattle University School of Law Program in Technology, Innovation Law, and Ethics; its SITIE institute (Summer Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship); the Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law (SJTEIL); and Perkins Coie LLP.


Email Steve Bender for more information about the Summer Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (SITIE).