Intellectual Property, Telecommunications & Technology Regulation - California Western
Intellectual Property, Telecommunications & Technology Regulation
Area of Concentration


The importance of intellectual property, telecommunications and technology is evident in San Diego where world-leading companies have made the region a hub for bio-technology and telecommunications. This area of concentration provides students with a thorough overview of intellectual property and technology regulation in telecommunications and practical applications for the knowledge they gain.

Students receive a solid foundation in the core areas of:

Electives allow students to explore a broad range of issues, including:

Students are required to participate in both pro bono work and an internship supervised by the concentration's faculty advisor. Two scholarly papers and participation in a student or professional organization in a specialty area are also required.


The course offerings include:

  • Administrative & Legislative Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Business Planning
  • Copyright Law
  • Cyberspace Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • First Amendment Seminar
  • Franchise Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Licensing
  • Negotiation
  • Patent Law
  • Problem Solving Skills & Theory
  • Sports Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Trademark Law


Application form for the IP, Telecom & Technology Regulation area of concentration.


For additional information, contact Professor Andrea Johnson,