Business Law - Entrepreneurship

Located at the intersection of innovation, business and law, the Oregon Law Entrepreneurship area of emphasis combines forward-thinking coursework with knowledgeable faculty and real-world experiences to provide students with the skills necessary to advise start-ups, whether in-house, at a firm or in a practice of your own.

You’ll benefit from upper division courses such as:

Accounting for Lawyers 

Business Associations 

Antitrust Law 

Intellectual Property Licensing 

Contract Drafting 

Employment Law 

Commercial Law  



Real Estate Transactions 


International Business Transactions 

Technology, Entrepreneurship and Law 

Core faculty in Entrepreneurship include:

Carl Bjerre
Wallace & Ellen Kaapcke Professor

Andrea Coles-Bjerre
Associate Professor

Michael Fakhri
Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Frost
Legal Research and Writing Professor

Rob Illig
Dean's Distinguished Faculty Fellow

Mohsen Manesh
Assistant Professor

Eric Priest
Assistant Professor

Liz Tippett
Assistant Professor

Students pursuing this track can pursue a concentration in Law and Entrepreneurship and/or an Intellectual Property Law. You can also enhance your experiences through student organizations like the Law and Entrepreneurship Student Association, clinics and externships like the Small Business Clinic, and pursuit of our joint JD/MBA degree. For additional details, please go to On TRACK or contact the Oregon Law Admissions office.