Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) participated in the TechChill event on 21-22 February at VEF Culture palace, where we informed participants on our new Technology Law Masters programme, as well as together with our partners from Sorainen and ICT Legal advised participants on Intellectual Property, GDPR and legal aspects of start-up foundation.
We thank our partners Andris Tauriņš, Senior Associate, and Jūlija Terjuhana, Associate, Sorainen, as well as Irēna Ņesterova, lawyer and founder of ICT Legal for taking part in our Legal Clinic at TechChill.
TechChill this year was attended by over 2000 participants - world-known and emerging founders, investors, bankers, lawyers and trend-setters.
Technology Law Masters programme is already open to applicants. The programme focuses on the legal aspects of modern technological advancements, such as digitalisation, alternative finance, cyber warfare and crypto-currencies. Providing students with tools necessary to navigate the complex regulatory environment, the masters programme in Technology Law provides an innovative and competitive degree in a rapidly growing area of specialisation.
Apart from two foundational courses – Foundations of Law and Legal Research, students have to complete six mandatory specialised courses - Privacy and Data Protection, Intellectual Property Law & Technology, Regulation of Electronic Commerce, Contracts and ICT, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity and Disruptive Technology, plus two electives.
If you are interested in getting to know more about areas covered by the LL.M in Technology Law, you are welcome to attend a public lecture “Is it time for post-mortem privacy online?” by Dr Edina Harbinja, Senior lecturer in media/privacy law at Aston University, UK, on 15 March 2019 at 15:30 at the RGSL premises on Strēlnieku 4 k-2.
More insights into the programme itself will be available during our Open House event on March 9 (please, sign up here ) and special Masters programmes Open House event on April 4 (please, sign up here ) or on our website