LL.M. On Campus

Intellectual Property Law

Boston University

12 months
59380 USD/year
59380 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The LLM in Intellectual Property Law Program at Boston University provides fundamental and advanced training in intellectual property law at one of America’s premier law schools for intellectual property studies.


Key facts

The emphasis of the program is on the core doctrines of copyright, patent, trademark, and unfair competition, with expansive electives in such areas as digital technology and electronic networks, biotechnology, entertainment law, and technology commercialization.

The Intellectual Property Law program faculty at Boston University includes the School of Law’s full-time professors and experienced practitioners from Boston’s boutique firms and technology companies, who bring practical experience to the classroom.

Program Learning Outcomes

Internationally trained students shall demonstrate:

  • A basic understanding of the US legal system.
  • An understanding of the core doctrines of intellectual property law.
  • An ability to use legal authority and perform legal analysis.
  • Proficiency in legal English in both written and oral communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Copyright
  • Patents
  • Trademark & Unfair Competition.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • Application Fee: $85
  • Official, Sealed Academic Records
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Law School Admissions Test

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59380 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    59380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59380 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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