In fall 2007, the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School was launched to promote global, interdisciplinary understanding of intellectual property law and policy. The Center was established with the generous support of a $1.5 million gift from Wayne, LW’72, and Donna Kern, which endowed the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law, and a $750,000 leadership commitment from DuPont Pioneer. For six years in a row, peer surveys conducted by U.S. News and World Report have ranked the Center among the top 25 intellectual property law programs in the United States.
This dynamic Center offers an innovative curriculum, providing students with a solid foundation in both the theoretical and practical aspects of intellectual property law. It also serves as an international research hub, fostering partnerships with leading research institutions from around the world. Every year, the Center sponsors groundbreaking symposia and distinguished lectures; hosts eminent speakers and internationally recognized experts; publishes books and an occasional paper series; and develops international research and outreach programs. Most recently, the Center launched the LL.M./M.J. Program in Intellectual Property Law, a unique graduate law program that aims to train transnational intellectual property lawyers and professionals.
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For further information, contact: Prof. Peter K. Yu Intellectual Property Law Center Drake University Law School 2507 University Avenue Des Moines, IA 50311
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