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Intellectual Property Law

DePaul University

LL.M.
24 months
Duration
1590 USD/credit
1590 USD/credit
1590 USD/credit
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About

For more than a decade, the Intellectual Property Law program from DePaul University has ranked among the best in the nation. The Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) oversees the program and is internationally recognized for its academic programs and faculty scholarship.

Overview

With a broad range of course offerings, the LLM in Intellectual Property Law from DePaul University is regarded as one of the most comprehensive programs in the country.

The Program

DePaul’s LLM in Intellectual Property Law is regarded as one of the most extensive programs in the country, and the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology, which oversees the program, is an innovative leader in the field. With numerous course offerings, the program addresses the need for specialized training in intellectual property and information technology law.

Courses must be selected from the LLM in Intellectual Property courses. Candidates must complete three required courses and five electives. The LLM program may be completed on either a full- or part-time basis but must be completed within five years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Patent Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Trademark & Unfair Competition Law
  • Introduction To American Law And Legal Systems
  • Introduction To Legal Writing And Research
  • Trade Secret Law
  • Trademark & Unfair Competition Law
  • Music Law
  • Entertainment Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application: An application is required for all applicants. Applications can be submitted electronically through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) or sent directly to the Office of Law Graduate Admissions.
  • Application fee: A $40 nonrefundable application processing fee is required. 
  • Personal statement: A personal statement is required and must accompany your application for admission. 
  • Resume: A current resume is required, should not exceed two pages and must accompany the application. 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letters of recommendation can be submitted to LSAC or sent directly to the Office of Law Graduate Admissions.
  • Official law school transcript

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1590 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1590 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1590 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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