Top 21 LLM Programs in Intellectual Property Law 2019
An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.
Intellectual property is the area of law which deals with protecting the rights of those who create original works. Jobs in IP right industry are expected to grow faster over the next few years.
This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of intellectual property (Reg. No. 252960). The programme i
LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property) Reg. No. 252960
This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of intellectual property (Reg. No. 252960). The programme is designed in partnership with major law firms and industry leaders. The University of Law is an international leader in legal education with a 140-year-old history.
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Intellectual Property is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing areas of legal practice and represents roughly 20 percent of the American economy.
Intellectual Property is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing areas of legal practice and represents roughly 20 percent of the American economy. Technology and social media are enabling the rapid distribution of content to millions of mobile phones, laptops, and tablets across the globe, with new legal questions surfacing every day. Every lawyer, from the solo practitioner to in-house counsel to transactional and litigation lawyers in large firms will increasingly be faced with IP issues. LLM graduates with an IP Specialization will be prepared for the “knowledge” economy of the 21st century.
The Loyola Entertainment Alumni Network is one of the largest alumni networks in the world specifically focused on entertainment, media, and intellectual property. Externship opportunities held by Loyola students in just the past year read like a "Who's Who" of the entertainment business, and include companies such as NBC/Universal, Sony, Lionsgate, MTV Live Nation, Warner Brothers Television, HBO, Activision and many more....
Southwestern Law School invites inquiries from foreign law firms and individual international practitioners in the fields of technology, entertainment, and intellectual p
Southwestern Law School invites inquiries from foreign law firms and individual international practitioners in the fields of technology, entertainment, and intellectual property, for specialized training proposals leading to the award of the LL.M.
In an age-accelerated information and communication, the practice of law is becoming increasingly global. Southwestern Law School, located in the most culturally diverse city in the U.S., and a hub of entertainment and technology industries, offers individualized expertise and domain-specific knowledge in these and other areas. Beyond core courses in intellectual property and contract law, Southwestern offers the largest number of electives in entertainment and technology law, allowing for customized specializations for global practitioners. What will be the impact of re-negotiated international trade deals between the US and its neighbors? Who are the winners and losers in the U.S. net neutrality debate? How will the EU's Data Privacy Law impact innovation and competition? What is China's evolving position on trade secrets? How does Hollywood interact with international film industries in China, India, Nigeria, (and most recently Saudi Arabia)? In a world where the questions change as quickly as the answers, Southwestern trains its students to master fundamental legal concepts as well as industry-specific business practices, providing them the relevant context and skills to navigate emerging needs of their employers and clients....
The MIPLC provides a truly international and interdisciplinary experience, thanks to its four partners, international faculty, and students from all over the world.
The MIPLC provides a truly international and interdisciplinary experience, thanks to its four partners, international faculty, and students from all over the world.
With just 38 students (maximum) per year, our program is much smaller than others. This guarantees intensive interaction between students, professors, and staff, as well as personalized support. Our courses are designed especially for our program and our students.
Our program is:
Specialized and fully-accredited, and intensive
Suitable for law graduates and students with other backgrounds alike
Taught entirely in English
Multi-jurisdictional, covering civil law and common law traditions and multiple countries
Diverse with a wide variety of modules to choose from
Interdisciplinary, discussing all aspects of IP from the legal and relevant economic perspectives
Applicable, with the practical aspects of IP covered in simulations, case-studies, and internship
Supplemented with study visits to European Patent Office and other IP organizations, an optional study visit to Washington, D.C., and guest lectures and talks throughout the year
A member of the EIPIN network
Located in Europe's IP Capital Munich
American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) offers a unique Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property (IP Law) through one of the world’s leading c
American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) offers a unique Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property through one of the world’s leading centers for the study of intellectual property and information law. Applications are now being accepted for Information Justice Fellowships – a merit scholarship, internship and mentoring program for outstanding candidates.
Outstanding applicants may qualify for the Information Justice Fellowship, which includes tuition support for up to half of the required credits, as well as mentoring and the opportunity to organize an event relevant to one's area of specialization.
The LL.M. program offers several different study options. Candidates may specialize in government administration and regulation, health law, intellectual property law, or
The LL.M. program offers several different study options. Candidates may specialize in government administration and regulation, health law, intellectual property law, or international law, or may design a course of study other than those specialized programs.
Candidates can take the fully-online Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law LLM from anywhere in the world.
LL.M. candidates are required to earn 24 credits in approved courses. Students are strongly encouraged to earn academic credits, up to a limit of six, by engaging in faculty-supervised research and writing projects. A minimum GPA of 2.0, current and cumulative, is required.
Students are expected to complete their degrees within three years and to be continuously enrolled (full- or part-time) during fall and spring semesters until all degree requirements are met....
As a top 10 IP law program in the United States for more than 25 years (as ranked by U.S. News & World Report), the University of New Hampshire School of Law has one
As a top 10 IP law program in the United States for more than 25 years (as ranked by U.S. News & World Report), the University of New Hampshire School of Law has one of the most respected and comprehensive patent law and practice programs in the country.
With more than 40 years of experience as an IP leader, UNH Law and the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property boast a talented faculty, a global network of influential IP practitioners, and a rich array of IP resources and programs. Take advantage of one of the most comprehensive IP curricula in the country and immerse yourself in a broad range of cutting-edge IP issues.
Our LLM in IP is available in residential, limited residential, and online formats (online and limited residential focus on patent law.)...
Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh
This programme enables you to develop a fully rounded understanding of intellectual property (IP) rights. The programme aims to equip students with an advanced knowledge
This programme enables you to develop a fully rounded understanding of intellectual property (IP) rights.
The programme aims to equip students with an advanced knowledge and understanding of IP law and policy within a domestic (UK), regional (European) and international context.
The programme covers substantive law on all of the major IP rights, including copyright, designs, trademarks, and patents, as well as confidentiality, passing off, database rights and other IP protection. The programme also addresses the international treaties that govern IP law, legal aspects of commercializing and enforcing IP and a range of topical legal and policy issues.
Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)
The LL.M. in Intellectual Property is designed for participants to acquire the skills needed to play a leading role in intellectual property rights (IPR) practice.
Master of Laws (LL.M) in Intellectual Property
The LL.M. in Intellectual Property is designed for participants to acquire the skills needed to play a leading role in intellectual property rights (IPR) practice and teaching through exposure to an international and comparative approach. The curriculum aims to provide an in-depth examination of the classical topics of IP law, as well as specialized analysis of the latest developments in the fields of patents, industrial design, integrated circuits, trademarks, domain names, copyright and related rights, biotechnological patents and plant varieties as well as the internet, software, databases and e-commerce.
The LL.M. in Intellectual Property is taught in English and is structured in three different phases stretching over 9 months, from June 2014 to February 2015....
This pathway in Intellectual Property Law equips postgraduate students with the necessary in-depth knowledge to practise intellectual property law or work in creative ind
The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the law by specialising in one or more different areas.
This pathway in Intellectual Property Law equips postgraduate students with the necessary in-depth knowledge to practise intellectual property law or work in creative industries. It also provides an excellent foundation for students who may wish to pursue a research degree in the field.
The pathway provides students with a detailed insight into the dynamic and growing area of intellectual property law by taking a distinctively contextual approach: delineating its histories, materialisations and practices, as well as analysing their conceptual foundations and dilemmas....
The Master in Intellectual Property provides a practical overview of the main legal, economic and technical issues affecting businesses and organizations operating in mar
Master in Intellectual Property
The growing technological development that we have observed for some years has multiplied the factors of creation, production, protection and exploitation of Intellectual Property works and products.
Various business sectors (such as musical, audiovisual, multimedia, Internet, publishing, biotechnology ...) live with special intensity the need to innovate in products and processes which will generate enormous competitive advantage and, thanks to this great economic benefits . Therefore, these companies require legal professionals and law properly prepared to manage and protect with guarantees, in a global environment, the capital that involves the creation of these copyright and intellectual property....
This LLM aims to provide the student with the necessary tools to navigate the IP landscape and create awareness of pitfalls or opportunities that may present themselves.
IF YOU WANT TO BE A STRATEGIC THINKER ON IP, COMPLETE THE LLM AT UJ!
“The future of the nation depends in no small part on the efficiency of industry, and the efficiency of the industry depends in no small part on the protection of intellectual property.” Judge Richard Posner in Rockwell Graphic Systems, Inc. v. DEV Industries, 925 F.2d 174 (7th Cir. 1991)
The field of intellectual property (IP) reaches wide, and is probably the most dynamic field of law, as it constantly changes. What does it relate to? The nature of IP is best understood through a comparison with other, tangible, forms of property. One example is immovable property, such as a piece of land.
Other examples are things, such as a vehicle, a watch, or a soccer ball. In these instances, one has rights to the object itself. In other words, your rights would be infringed if the object is destroyed. The position with IP is different. An example might be a patent for a pair of night vision binoculars. The intellectual property rights of the patentee would not be infringed if the binoculars are destroyed. The reason for this is that it is the invention that is protected and not the binoculars. IP is, accordingly, that body of law that regulates the creation and utilization of immaterial property, and the enforcement of resultant rights. The objects of the various IP rights typically include patents, copyright, registered designs, and trademarks....
BU Law is proud to offer a select group of lawyers the opportunity to pursue an advanced degree in one of the most dynamic fields of legal practice today: intellectual pr
A top ten program in intellectual property
BU Law is proud to offer a select group of lawyers the opportunity to pursue an advanced degree in one of the most dynamic fields of legal practice today: intellectual property law. This initiative builds upon the academic excellence that has earned our school its leading reputation in the field. BU Law has been ranked one of the top intellectual property law schools, ranking 9th among American law schools for intellectual property law studies, according to U.S. News & World Report (2018 edition).
The excitement of studying IP law at our school is palpable. Our world-renowned intellectual property faculty; the breadth of curricular choices in such emerging topics as the internet and biotechnology; and a graduate student body representing over 30 nations—with backgrounds in high-technology, engineering, biotechnology, publishing, the arts, and entertainment—create a truly invigorating learning environment for advanced study....
With new technologies and social practices giving rise to new intellectual property issues, leading-edge training in IP law and related practice techniques is necessary t
LLM in Intellectual Property LawWith new technologies and social practices giving rise to new intellectual property issues, leading-edge training in IP law and related practice techniques is necessary to keep up and advance in the fast-moving, competitive world of intellectual property. Our LLM in Intellectual Property Law gives you the competitive advantage you need to excel in practice. Learn the substantive law and practical skills from some of the nation's top IP academics, judges, and practitioners.LLM in Intellectual Property Law candidates chooses The John Marshall Law School for its extensive curriculum offerings, including numerous patent law courses. The LLM program offers two-degree tracks: a patent track for candidates with technical backgrounds who wish to specialize in patent practice and a general IP track for candidates who wish to gain in-depth knowledge about the full range of IP laws and developments.Degree candidates can also earn their LLM in Intellectual Property Law online through eDegrees distance education.RequirementsLLM in Intellectual Property Law candidates must complete 24 credit hours in order to earn their degree. In addition to required courses, you will select elective courses specific to your areas of interest. Degree candidates must graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or better.Our program attracts recent law graduates and practicing attorneys who desire a better understanding of the complex and ever-changing practice of intellectual property law. To accommodate the diverse needs and experiences of degree candidates, the program may be pursued full-time and completed over two semesters or completed part-time in less than five years....
Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. The course offers students the opportunity to explo
LLM Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. The course offers students the opportunity to explore intellectual property law in both the UK and EU contexts, together with the links to competition law and sport.
About LLM Intellectual Property
You will explore the internationally important area of Intellectual Property Law and learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas.
Why choose this course?
Explore Intellectual Property Law in UK and EU contexts.
Learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas and study the links to competition law and sport.
Learn from expert teaching staff such as Janice Denoncourt, an experienced practitioner and author of core textbooks who has been sponsored by the European Patent Office.
Complement your study of Intellectual Property Law with two modules from other LLM subject areas.
Choose to study full-time or part-time.
Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context.
Scholarships are available.
Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.