Legal Bridge to Silicon Valley

IE Business School

IE Business School


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Who should attend

  • Lawyers or legal professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge of innovation, entrepreneurship and startups, while exploring best practices in law and business.
  • Professionals ready to take their career to the next level by improving their business and legal expertise and exploring innovation, entrepreneurship and startups.
  • Legal professionals seeking the inspiration they need to reshape their career.

About the course

Silicon Valley is an undisputed global hub of innovation. On top of technological transformation, it is also home to some of the world’s most dynamic and disruptive legal practices. This 10-day program is designed to immerse lawyers in this unique legal ecosystem, offering participants a variety of networking opportunities with Silicon Valley leaders and access to expert legal insights.



This program will provide you with the specialized skills, legal principles and practical business tools you’ll need to keep up with the increasingly complex digital economy. Discover how to leverage technology to support and drive change across your organization.


Develop core business and leadership skills within a tech-forward environment. Prepare to transform your mindset and learn how to support startups, product development and growth through technology.


IE Law School is committed to training the legal minds that will lead digital transformation throughout the sector. As one of the world’s most exciting legaltech hubs, we’re proud to offer cutting-edge programs like the Master in Legal Tech and initiatives such as the IE LegalTech Innovation Farm.


This program boasts a diverse, disruptive learning environment where participants benefit from a global network of lawyers and professionals from the technological sector. It is the perfect place to share unique perspectives and build relationships with contacts from around the world.


The Legal Bridge to Silicon Valley program is designed to teach best practices in law and business to lawyers and entrepreneurs through cutting-edge classes and visits to top Silicon Valley companies.

This program includes sessions on digital business, legal technology, blockchain, smart contracts, privacy regulation, coding and entrepreneurship. Through these topics, participants will obtain the knowledge and expertise needed to drive lasting change in their desired area.


  • Visit Codex
  • Introduction to Legal Technology
  • Startups, Corporate and Commercial
  • Digital Business II: Top 10 Startups
  • Blockchain
  • Smart Contracts
  • Privacy, Data Ethics & New Technologies
  • The Market of Legal Services
  • Disrupting Technologies II: Analytics and Legal Bots
  • Computational Law and Rule-Driven Automation
  • Management II: Legal Design, Agile, Scrum, Design Thinking
  • Challenge II: Presentation. Smart Contracts & Blockchain
  • Coding and Programming II: Blockchain


  • HPE
  • Plug & Play
  • Docusign
  • Postmates
  • Rocket Lawyer
  • City Hall
  • Twitter


Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Apply problem-solving and organizational skills to succeed
  • Use a memorable elevator speech to introduce themselves
  • Enhance their career trajectory
  • Build valuable professional relationships in Silicon Valley
  • Create valuable partnerships between legal professionals and entrepreneurs
  • Understand how Silicon Valley’s most important companies operate


Marti Manent

Martí Manent, Director of the Legal Bridge to Silicon Valley Executive Program, current professor and Alumni of IE Law School, is the Founder and CEO of (legal services online provider with more than 240.000 costumers) and Founder and CEO of, the largest law firm directo...

Roland Vogl

Dr. Roland Vogl is a lawyer, scholar and media entrepreneur who, after nearly fifteen years of professional and academic experience, has developed a strong expertise in intellectual property and media law, innovation, and legal informatics. Currently, he is Executive Director of the Stanford Prog...

Daniel Lewis

I'm passionate about building products and leading teams that make a difference. I have a full range of product, sales, marketing and general management experience in both a startup and Fortune 500 setting. This includes finding product-market fit, go-to-market strategy, recruiting high-performan...

Daniel Martin Katz

Professor Katz is a scientist, technologist and professor who applies an innovative polytechnic approach to teaching law - to help create lawyers for today's biggest societal challenges. Both his scholarship and teaching integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Professor Ka...

Daniel Linna

Daniel W. Linna Jr. is the Director of Law and Technology Initiatives and a Senior Lecturer, with a joint appointment at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and McCormick School of Engineering. Dan’s teaching and research focus on innovation and technology, including computational law, artificial...

Mark Cohen

Professor Mark A. Cohen is the CEO of Legalmosaic (, a legal business consulting company. He is widely regarded as a global thought leader in the legal vertical. Professor Cohen has published approximately 150 articles on legal delivery. He is a regular online contributor to ...

Matteo Daste

Matteo Daste is a partner in the San Francisco office and a member of the Technology Companies group and the Co-Chair of the Orrick Silicon Valley - Europe Desk. His practice focuses on strategically advising companies and entrepreneurs. Matteo has represented dozens of domestic and foreign clien...

Nelson Rosario

Mr. Rosario is an attorney with a diverse set of skills and experience gained from working in private practice for multiple IP boutique law firms in Chicago, for the legal department of a large multi-national consumer electronics corporation, and for a federal magistrate judge. Prior to becoming ...

Norberto Andrade

Norberto Andrade is a global public policy, ethics and privacy expert, as well as a legal scholar, researcher and lecturer, with over 15 years of international experience in government, academia, regulatory agency, and corporate positions. Norberto works at the intersection of AI, Ethics and Publ...

Sergio Letelier

Sergio Letelier is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel - Corporate, Securities and M&A at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In this capacity, Sergio and his team are responsible for global M&A, Corporate Compliance and Governance matters, and support to HPE’s worldwide Tax Department aro...

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