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About

As a top 10 IP law program in the United States for nearly 30 years (as ranked by U.S. News & World Report), University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law has one of the most respected and comprehensive Intellectual Property programs in the country.

Overview

Designed for nonlawyers looking to expand their understanding of IP, students in the Intellectual Property program from University of New Hampshire learn from industry and scholarly experts at the forefront of the field. Experience hands-on learning through clinics like the International Technology Transfer Institute and the Intellectual Property and Transaction Clinic. 

Benefit from immersive classroom experiences in locations like Silicon Valley and learn from IP experts at Apple, Dolby Laboratories, Fox Entertainment, Google, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Samsung, and Uber. The 30-credit master’s can be completed online, on campus or in a mixed format.

Why choose UNH for your degree?

Ranked a top-10 law school to study IP since the rankings began nearly 30 years ago, UNH Franklin Pierce is the leader in intellectual property legal education. Half the faculty are dedicated to IP, and students study at one of the largest academic IP libraries in the Western Hemisphere. 

Alumni work in more than 80 countries around the world at places like Arent Fox, Bayer, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Nintendo, PepsiCo., the USPTO, Venable LLP, and WIPO. Residential students begin in August and complete their degree in one year. Online students begin in August or January and can complete the degree part-time in up to five years.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Fundamentals of Intellectual Property
  • International Legal Research
  • International and Comparative Intellectual Property
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Practice and Procedure 
  • Technology Licensing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (currently being waived for all LL.M., Master, and Certificate programs)
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Transcripts (translated and evaluated by credential authentication service)
  • TOEFL or IELTS score
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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