Why study LLM Intellectual Property at BU?
- Developed in collaboration with The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys for students considering a career in law firms, national, regional or international governmental organisations and the industry
- Understand national, regional and international IP frameworks along with contemporary issues relating to IP and new technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D printing
- Benefit from CIPPM’s membership of the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship Programme, allowing you to apply for a 12-month paid traineeship at the EUIPO or the EPO
- Complete particular units to qualify with a PGCert Intellectual Property, providing full exemptions from foundation level examinations for qualification as a patent or trade mark attorney in the UK (IPReg/CIPA/CITMA)
- Tailor your degree to suit your interests or career aspirations through a range of option units
- Graduate ready to enter a range of potential careers including Associate Directors, In -House counsels, the judiciary, and Associate or Senior Lawyer in IP in international law firms.
Opportunities such as a 12-month paid traineeship European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) or the European Patent Office (EPO) make this course a great option to prepare you for a legal career.
Graduates from the course have gone on to work for the likes of Axis Associates International Co. Ltd, the Court of Justice, Spoor & Fisher, and UPTX among many others.
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- International & Comparative Intellectual Property Law: Gain an understanding of the international framework of IP law and national IP law in major jurisdictions has become indispensable for professionals working in the context of modern economy. This unit will provide you with a thorough grounding and critical appreciation of both international and national IP law.
- Dissertation: The dissertation provides an opportunity to conduct research on an area of law associated with the knowledge and skills gained during the course. You’ll develop further skills in critical thinking, evaluate new and existing relevant research and enhance your conceptual understanding of law.
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.
DisciplinesPatent & Intellectual Property Law Civil & Private Law Artificial Intelligence View 48 other Masters in Patent & Intellectual Property Law in United Kingdom
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- A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent
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International14000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 12 months.
- £8,000 (UK, ROI & CI)
- £14,000 (Int'l)
Living costs for Bournemouth
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.