As the Internet, “social sharing,” and other technological advancements continue to affect copyright law and trademarking, intellectual property law has increasing importance in our society. The Intellectual Property Concentration gives students a practice- and skills-based curriculum through which they can learn about contemporary issues surrounding patent, copyright, and trademarking law, as well as how these issues impact certain industries. A concentration in this area will distinguish students as having an in-depth education in one of the legal industry's most dynamic fields.
To complete the requirements of the concentration, a student must satisfactorily complete all of the following courses:
A candidate must also satisfactorily complete two of the following courses:
Additionally, a candidate must satisfactorily complete one of the following courses:
In addition to completing the curriculum referenced above, a student must also complete an academic research paper of high professional quality concerning intellectual property law. The student must receive advance approval of his or her topic.
A full list of requirements and procedures is available to current students in MyLaw. The information contained on this page is only a summary of the academic requirements.
For specific course requirements for individual concentrations, please go to “Forms” under the Registrar’s tab in MyLaw.