Masters Programs in Intellectual Property Law

Compare 3 Masters Programs in Intellectual Property Law

A Master of Law provides specialized education for those holding law degrees, whether professional or undergraduate, or those in related fields. Some companies and firms require this degree to be allowed into legal practice.

What is a Master in Intellectual Property Law? Legal and business studies blend to give students a well-rounded understanding of both domestic and international property law as well as today’s markets. Learn the details of trade secrets, copyright, patents and trademarks with this highly-specialized degree. The ever-expanding technological world requires the law to constantly adapt to the changing landscape. Learning about intellectual property law in cyberspace can only help the prospective student’s law career.

Intellectual property law students can sharpen their analytical and research skills, independent critical thinking and communication skills. Not only can these help scholars in their law practices, but in their abilities to discern information related to both legal and business matters domestically or internationally.

Most programs require two years for completion, though their cost varies depending on the university. A quick search should provide the necessary information to make an informed financial and academic decision on the best program for each student.

A Master in Intellectual Property Law can raise your resume in a competitive hiring pool, and many hiring managers are seeking specialists in specific types of law. Even those only providing general counsel can benefit from the knowledge gained because most lawyers are bound to encounter some aspect of intellectual property law in their career. Even the most general attorney is often expected to know various aspects of international property law in dealing with business matters. Specific job titles include intellectual property lawyer and patent attorney.

Several universities from around the world offer online and in-person programs focusing on intellectual property law. For next steps, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master's Degree for Admission to the Bar + Official Master's Degree in Intellectual Property

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 15 months October 2019 Spain Madrid

Given the new requirements for the practice of law, the Faculty of Law has proposed simultaneously pursuing two complementary Master's Degree programs, so as to meet this demand. This means that the graduates from the Bachelor's Degree in Law must study the Official Master's Degree for Admission to the Bar, a generalist program that provides them with the training necessary to engage in various existing legal proceedings. Moreover, these circumstances raise professional interest to specialize in Intellectual Property. [+]

Máster Universitario en Acceso a la Abogacía + Máster Universitario en Propiedad Intelectual

Ante los nuevos requisitos exigidos para el ejercicio de la Abogacía, la Facultad de Derecho ha propuesto cursar simultáneamente dos formaciones complementarias de Másteres, y así atender a la demanda existente. Esto ocasiona que los titulados en el Grado en Derecho tengan que cursar el Máster Universitario de Acceso a la Abogacía, con una finalidad general que les capacita y aproxima a los distintos procesos jurídicos existentes. Asimismo, estas circunstancias motivan el interés del profesional por especializarse en Propiedad Intelectual.

Hay que destacar como cualidades del programa: su visión esencialmente práctica del ejercicio de una abogacía, la excelencia y experiencia de los profesores que conforman su claustro y un módulo de prácticas externas regladas que van a permitir a los alumnos acceder a los principales despachos de abogados, empresas, entidades, órganos públicos, del sector de los derechos de autor y derechos afines, como de la propiedad industrial y nuevas tecnologías.... [-]


Master of Intellectual Property

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 2.5 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

UTS has established expertise in and a reputation for providing courses relevant to the needs of the patent and trade mark professions. The UTS Master of Intellectual Property is the first course at an Australian university that fulfils the entire educational requirements for registration as a registered Trans-Tasman patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand under the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board, as well as registration as an Australian trade marks attorney. [+]

The unique feature of this course is that it may be undertaken entirely online, removing the need for students to attend face-to-face classes.

This course provides graduates with an understanding of the principles of: the registered trade mark system in Australia and New Zealand, including the protection of unregistered marks and related forms of protection against misleading or unfair trading conduct in Australia and New Zealand patents law, patents systems, interpretation and validity of, including the content and implications of a patent specification and claims as well as related confidential information and know-how enabling them to advise upon possible questions of patent infringement, validity and compliance design law and practice in Australia and New Zealand enabling them to advise upon possible questions of design infringement, validity and compliance legal process and professional conduct regulation of trade mark attorneys and Trans-Tasman patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand. Graduates may also choose from optional subjects, including copyright law, global aspects of intellectual property law, intellectual property and traditional knowledge, intellectual property and human rights and intellectual property commercialisation.... [-]


Master in Intellectual Property and New Technologies

Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2019 Poland Kraków

The programme delivers comprehensive knowledge on the legal protection and commercial exploitation of new technologies. [+]

Programme description

The programme delivers comprehensive knowledge on the legal protection and commercial exploitation of new technologies. New technologies create new opportunities in life and science and build bridges between people from different countries and cultures. They also pose serious challenges, especially for the intellectual property law. The programme offers an extensive curriculum on the intellectual property law related to new technologies, considered from an international perspective. It adopts a comparative approach to IP regulations, with EU law serving as a main point of reference.

The programme is developed in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). Its main focus is on the following issues: new technologies and patent law; copyright in the digital era; commercial communication in the context of trademarks, designs, and unfair competition; data protection, privacy and personal rights on the Internet; Internet service providers’ liability; and more.... [-]