IP LL.M. and M.J. Curriculum
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The Drake Intellectual Property Law LL.M. or M.J. Program offers an innovative curriculum that combines legal theory, policy analysis, practical experience and professional skills development. The curriculum is specially designed to enable students to develop key competencies needed to become successful transnational intellectual property lawyers. Students choose from a wide and expanding array of basic courses and advanced seminars, including the following:

Basic Competency

  • Copyright Law
  • Patent Law
  • Trademark and Unfair Competition Law

International Competency

  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • International Trade
  • Public International Law

Core Competency

  • Antitrust
  • Art, Cultural Heritage and Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • First Amendment
  • Intellectual Property in the Internet Age
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Law, Technology and Innovation
  • Mass Media Law
  • Patent Office Practice
  • Sports Law

Professional Competency

  • Contract Drafting
  • Legal Interviewing and Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Negotiations
  • Transactional Clinic

Interdisciplinary Competency

  • Agricultural Law - Intro
  • Health Law - Intro 
  • International Human Rights

Analytical Competency

  • Advanced Writing Requirement (completed through seminar)
  • Individual Research
  • LL.M./M.J. Thesis

Curriculum Enhancement

  • Administrative Law
  • Business Associations
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Federal Courts and Jurisdiction
  • Legislation
  • Sales

Note: Courses may not be offered every term.

Last Modified: 7/9/2015 10:49:00 AM by Ann Allen