23 Master of Laws Programs in Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Law deals with rights to discoveries, inventions, designs, literary, musical and artistic works, words, phrases and symbols. An LLM in Intellectual Property law provides a master’s-level academic specialization to supplement an existing law education. Some professionals with undergraduate backgrounds other than Bachelor of Law or Juris Doctor degrees also choose to take… Read more

Intellectual Property Law deals with rights to discoveries, inventions, designs, literary, musical and artistic works, words, phrases and symbols. An LLM in Intellectual Property law provides a master’s-level academic specialization to supplement an existing law education. Some professionals with undergraduate backgrounds other than Bachelor of Law or Juris Doctor degrees also choose to take an LLM in Intellectual Property Law program. 

What are the benefits of an LLM in Intellectual Property Law?

While an LLM in Intellectual Property Law alone does not qualify the bearer to practice law, when combined with a qualifying law degree, it is a valuable addition. LLM in Intellectual Property Law degree-holders are expertly trained to advise and litigate on matters of public domain, moral rights, trade secrets, patents, copyrights and other integral topics.

What are the LLM in Intellectual Property Law requirements?

Law faculties at universities the world over vary somewhat in their pre-requisites for entry into an LLM in Intellectual Property Law program. Some programs accept only applicants with a law school background while others will accept prospective students with other undergraduate degrees. An LLM in Intellectual Property Law typically takes about one year to complete when studied full-time. 

How much does it cost to take an LLM in Intellectual Property Law?

Tuition costs and funding opportunities for LLM in Intellectual Property Law degree programs differ from school to school. University admissions departments are happy to answer questions regarding the costs of an LLM in Intellectual Property Law. Contact them easily through the form on this website.

Which career with an LLM in Intellectual Property Law?

Graduates from LLM in Intellectual Property Law degree programs go on to work for:

-         international law firms,

-         Intellectual Property Offices,

-         the World Trade Organization,

-         patent and trademark attorneys,

-         United Nations specialist bodies,

-         non-government organizations and more. 

Why take an online LLM in Intellectual Property Law?

LLM in Intellectual Property Law programs are also available online, offered by some of the top universities listed below. Taking an LLM online will save the student the hassle of commuting to campus, and may provide more scheduling flexibility around coursework.

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U Law Hong Kong
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 Inte ... Read more

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 (Reg. No. 252959). 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. Read less
LLM
01 Mar 2020
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, USA

Southwestern Law School invites inquiries from foreign law firms and individual international practitioners in the fields of technology, entertainment, and intellectual proper ... Read more

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. Read less
LLM
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Loyola Law School
Los Angeles, USA

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. Read less
LLM
01 Aug 2020
Full-time
01 Mar 2020
English
Campus
 
American University Washington College of Law
Washington, USA

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 center ... Read more

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 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. Read less
LLM
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Munich Intellectual Property Law Center MIPLC
Munich, Germany

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. Read less
LLM
01 Oct 2020
Full-time
30 Apr 2019
English
Campus
 
UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law
Concord, USA

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 th ... Read more

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. Read less
LLM
01 Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Albany Law School
Albany, USA

The LL.M. program offers several different study options. Candidates may specialize in government administration and regulation, health law, intellectual property law, or inte ... Read more

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. The school offers an LLM in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law, offered completely online, allowing international students to take the courses from home. Read less
LLM
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
George Washington University, Law School
Washington, USA

The George Washington University Law School has been a leader in intellectual property education and scholarship for more than a hundred years. When GW Law established a Maste ... Read more

The George Washington University Law School has been a leader in intellectual property education and scholarship for more than a hundred years. When GW Law established a Master's of Patent Law program in 1895, its alumni had already written the patents for Bell's the telephone, Mergenthaler's the linotype machine, and Eastman's roll the film camera, among hundreds of other inventions, and dozens of more alumni had worked in the Patent Office. Read less
LLM
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
Part-time
15 Nov 2019
English
Campus
 
Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)
Turin, Italy + 1 More

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 ... Read more

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 Read less
LLM
02 Jun 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
9 months
30 Mar 2015
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
OBS Business School
Barcelona, Spain + 1 More

Online master in solving problems of patents, brands and Intellectual Property. This Master in Industrial Property offers you a practical vision of the main legal, economic an ... Read more

Online master in solving problems of patents, brands and Intellectual Property. This Master in Industrial Property offers you a practical vision of the main legal, economic and technical aspects that affect companies and organizations that operate in markets or sectors that are strongly related to the problem of Intellectual and Industrial Property. Read less
LLM
01 Nov 2019
Full-time
Part-time
10 months
Spanish
Online
 
London School Of International Business - LSIB
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

The objective of the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) qualification is intended to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in ... Read more

The objective of the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) qualification is intended to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in education. They provide learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in their own country. Read less
LLM
01 Aug 2020
Full-time
18 months
English
Online
 
University of Kent, Kent Law School
Canterbury, United Kingdom

This pathway in Intellectual Property Law equips postgraduate students with the necessary in-depth knowledge to practise intellectual property law or work in creative industri ... Read more

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. Read less
LLM
02 Jan 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.

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. Read less
LLM
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
Boston University School of Law
Boston, USA

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 propert ... Read more

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. Read less
LLM
05 Sep 2020
Full-time
15 Apr 2017
English
Campus
 
Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Nottingham, United Kingdom + 1 More

Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. The course offers students the opportunity to explore in ... Read more

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... Read less
LLM
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus