Filter
Master of Law

Top 23 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.

LLM Degree in Intellectual Property Law

Read More Read Less

23 Results in Intellectual Property Law

U Law Hong Kong

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of ... [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)* - full-time (*Pending registration)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Intellectual Property* (Pending registration). This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

*The University of Law is seeking registration under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, Cap. 493 for the LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property).... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full time
12 
Campus
Read more in English
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of ... [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Intellectual Property. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. While we accept applications fr... [-]
United Kingdom London
March 2019
Full time
12 
Campus
Read more in English
Loyola Law School

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.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
August 2019
Full time
Campus
Read more in English
Albany Law School

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.... [-]

USA Albany
September 2019
Full time
Part time
Campus
Read more in English
Southwestern Law School

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.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full time
Campus
Read more in English
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Focus on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. ... [+]

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Law is designed to provide graduates of foreign law schools with a deep understanding of the doctrine and policy of United States intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Intellectual property has become a focus in the global marketplace and information economy, presenting some of the most important and complex issues facing legal systems, as well as the business, entertainment and technology communities.

The one-year program requires full-time attendance and 24 hours of course credits.

Required Courses U.S. Contract Law for LL.M. (3) Patent Law (3) or Intellectual Property Survey (2) Copyright Law (3) or International Intellectual Property Law (3) Trademark Law (3) or International Intellectual Property Law (3) U.S. Legal Writing (2) U.S. Scholarly Legal Writing (1) Foreign Graduate Seminar (1, fall) + (1, spring) ... [-]
USA Cleveland
August 2019
Full time
Campus
Read more in English
American University Washington College of Law

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.

LL.M. Program Features

Credit Requirements... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full time
Part time
Campus
Read more in English
UNH School of Law

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.)... [-]

USA Concord
September 2019
Full time
Part time
12 - 60 
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Read more in English
Munich Intellectual Property Law Center MIPLC

The MIPLC provides a truly international and interdisciplinary experience, thanks to its four partners, international faculty, and students from all over the world. ... [+]

Our Program

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 Our Faculty ... [-]
Germany Munich
October 2019
Full time
Campus
Read more in English
Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh

This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of intellectual property law within an international, European and domestic (UK) sett ... [+]

Programme description

This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of intellectual property law within an international, European and domestic (UK) setting.

The core subjects of the programme cover both substantive intellectual property law and the place and role of intellectual property, not just in its legal context but also in its social, ethical, cultural and commercial contexts. The programme spans patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, database rights, breach of confidence, passing off and sui generis rights, as well as investigating a range of issues which underpin contemporary intellectual property law and policy.

Programme structure ... [-]
United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 
Campus
Read more in English
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.

Programme

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.... [-]

Italy Turin
June 2019
Full time
Online & Campus Combined
Read more in English
Maastricht University, Faculty of Law

Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management is an advanced master's for lawyers, non-lawyers, and those with a degree in science of technology ... [+]

Advanced MSc/LLM in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management

Taught in English

Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management are an advanced master's lawyers, non-lawyers, and those with a degree in science of technology.

With the advent of globalization and new media, there has been a flood of new information and technological innovation. The natural consequence has been an unprecedented number of legal questions about intellectual property, patent rights and industrial technology in an increasingly internationalized world.

To meet this demand, the Faculty of Law launched the complementary master’s programmes in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management in September 2009.... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 
Campus
Read more in English
OBS Business School

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.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
May 2019
Full time
Part time
12 
Online
Read more in English
University of Kent, Kent Law School

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.

Overview

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
September 2019
Full time
Part time
12 - 28 
Campus
Read more in English
University of Johannesburg

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.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full time
Campus
Read more in English