University of Pittsburgh

IP Certificate Program Requirements

The Certificate Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law is intended to provide students with a basic grounding in the field of intellectual property law, relevant clinical and/or other practical experience, and more in- depth study of advanced topics in intellectual property law and in related areas of law and legal practice involving technology-driven issues and clients. The requirements for enrolling in and obtaining this Certificate are described in the attached document. If you have questions regarding the Certificate that are not answered in the attached document, contact Professor Michael Madison, the Program Director, at


Please note that this program may require that you complete an internship, externship, or other field work at a facility or facilities external to the University and that such facility or facilities may require a criminal background check, an Act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine whether you are qualified to participate.

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