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Summer School: Law and Technology

Course Outline

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law in cooperation with UNIL Lausanne and other foreign academic institutions is offering a five-day summer school focusing on Law and Technology. The summer school is designed to offer a comprehensive overview of the diverse and fast-moving area of technologies applied in the field of law.

Students from different parts of the world will get an introduction to Law and Technology from a comparative perspective and follow classes on specific technology-related topics such as intellectual property and technology, artificial intelligence (AI), competition law and technology, and legal technology.

The programme includes a moot court at the Royal Courts of Justice and students will also participate in a workshop focusing on the question whether ChatGPT technology can be used for law and legal decision making.

Course topics:

  • Introduction, AI and liability issues
  • Intellectual Property and AI
  • Competition Law and Technology
  • AI and Ethics
  • ChatGPT to LawGPT

Who is the course for?

The summer school is ideal for students, academics and practitioners wishing to develop a greater understanding of developments in artificial intelligence and Intellectual property law.

Course leader

Prof. Eva Lein, British Institute of International and Comparative Law and UNIL

Testimonials from past attendees

'The course did an excellent job of providing breadth (covering everything from AI to patents to competition law) in addition to depth.''

Overall the course was quite intensive and productive'

Pricing and Registration

Charges for this course are:

Individuals: £775
Students: £500 (please ensure you use your university email to register)

This event is available for booking but you must be logged in before you can place a booking.

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Training scholarships

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is committed to equality and opportunity  in the legal profession and to support greater engagement of under-represented groups in the legal profession.

In our efforts in this regard we are delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community.

Applications for training scholarships must be received at least three weeks ahead of the course start date (10 June 2024).

Find out more about training scholarships 

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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 30 CPD hours.

Students attending 70% or more of the course sessions will receive a certificate of attendance.


If you have any queries, please contact the Events team

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