About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our rigorous and interdisciplinary curriculum, our invaluable experiential learning opportunities, and the breadth and depth of our specialized areas of concentration and certificate offerings.
- Student Life
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
- Alumni and Giving
Alumni and Giving
The global Trojan network of more than 10,000 law alumni and donors include recognized leaders in numerous fields who are deeply committed to supporting student and law school success.
Media, Entertainment and Technology (MET) Law
- + AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
- ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
- BUSINESS LAW
- MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND TECHNOLOGY LAW
- PUBLIC INTEREST LAW
- + EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
- + NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS
- ACADEMIC CALENDAR
- COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
With our close proximity to the media/entertainment capital and the burgeoning Southern California technology industry, USC Gould offers students unparalleled opportunities to prepare for rewarding careers in media, entertainment and technology law, as well as access to prominent research faculty and accomplished practitioners in the field.
Overview and Faculty
Learn about the benefits of this area of concentration in our media, entertainment and technology (MET) law overview and curriculum, as well as meet our dedicated MET faculty and students.
Benefit from a wide range of hands-on skills training, often in direct service to clients.
- Entertainment Law externship
- Patent Pilot Program, Central District of California, judicial externship
- USC Stevens Institute, in-house legal department externship
- Judge Paul Michel Intellectual Property Inn of Court externship
Organizations and Events
JD and LLM students have numerous opportunities to attend professional conferences and speaker series, where they can learn from leading practitioners. A wide variety of student organizations also focus on media, entertainment and technology law and related areas.
Student Organizations (JD)
- Art Law Society
- Business Law Society
- Entertainment Law Society
- Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Association
- Intellectual Property and Technology Law Society
- Music Law Society
- Sports Law Society
Institutes (JD and LLM)
USC Gould Graduates Celebrate Passing the Bar
December 8, 2017
New lawyers take their oath after passing the nation’s most difficult bar exam
Start with “Yes”
November 27, 2017
During “Conversation with the Dean,” alumnus Paul Richardson (JD1990) shares career insights
Saks Institute Holds Discussion on Involuntary Commitment
November 20, 2017
Judge Jim Bianco ’87 discusses mental health court