Intellectual Property academics and admission
Intellectual property (IP) is the term used to describe the product of creations of the human mind.
Examples of intellectual property include inventions; original works of authorship, such as books, movies, and music; trademarks and other trade symbols. The principal fields of law governing intellectual property are patents, trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, unfair competition and the right of publicity.
Students can specialize in IP law, prepare for more advanced and complex work, and assume IP practice group lead positions. Learn more about your future in IP Law.
JD/LLM in Intellectual Property Joint Degree Program (100 credits)
Full-time students: May complete BOTH degrees in 3 years including summer enrollment
Part-time students: May complete BOTH degrees in 4 years including summer enrollment
LLM in Intellectual Property Law (24 credits)
Full-time students: May complete in 1 year including summer enrollment
Part-time students: May complete in 2 years including summer enrollment
Students may enter the LL.M. program in fall, spring or summer
These are exciting and unique opportunities. We look forward to working with you!