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.
Degrees and Certificates
- Media and Entertainment Law (JD)
- Media and Entertainment Law (LLM)
- Technology and Entrepreneurship Law (JD)
- Technology and Entrepreneurship Law (LLM)
- Business Law (JD)
- Business Law (LLM)
- Online Business Law (for Lawyers)
- Online Business Law (for Non-lawyers)
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
- Business Law Advisor (JD)
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
- Environmental and Energy Law Society
- Intellectual Property and Technology Law Society
- Music Law Society
- Real Estate Law Society
- Sports Law Society
Institutes (JD and LLM)
Time to Celebrate the Class of 2020
September 5, 2017
USC Gould welcomes the most diverse class in its history
Gould Grad Rights a Wrong
August 30, 2017
Sidney Kanazawa ’78 Scores a High Court Win for Fellow Alumnus
Career Services Dean Takes Community Approach
August 25, 2017
Elizabeth Armour calls on alumni, faculty and staff to help grads succeed