Mission of IBL Center is Threefold:


The IBL Center offers speakers and programs that enrich the College of Law's curriculum pertaining to the laws governing entrepreneurship, creativity, competition, technology and corporations. 


The IBL Center provides support to students who seek to build careers in these areas.


The IBL Center seeks to engage law students, faculty, and the public in cutting-edge discussions about legal issues raised by technological advancements.

Areas of Law Encompassed by the IBL Center's Mission Include:

  • Intellectual Property Law, including copyright, patent, and trademark law;
  • Antitrust and Competition Law;
  • Business Associations and Securities Law.

Director and Funding

The Director of the IBL Center is Jason Rantanen, and its activities are entirely supported by the David M. Hellwege, JD '73 Fund.