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Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Concentration Program Requirements

The Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Concentration requires a minimum of 14 credits. The requirements for the program are divided into three categories—foundational, elective, and skills. Students must take 2 of the listed foundational courses (for a total of 5-6 credits), 5-6 credits from among the listed elective courses, and 4-6 credits from among the listed skills courses.
 

Foundational Courses (2 courses totaling 5-6 credits required)

  • Copyright Law (3 credits)
  • Intellectual Property Law (3 credits)
  • Patent Law (2 credits)
  • Trademark Law (3 credits)

Elective Courses (5-6 credits required)

  • Applied Legal Data Analytics & AI (3 credits)
  • Artificial Intelligence and the Law Seminar (3 credits)
  • Biotechnology Law (2 credits)
  • Blockchain for Lawyers (2 credits)
  • Business Planning, Entrepreneurship & Technology (2 credits)
  • Copyright Law (3 credits)
  • Cybercrime (3 credits)
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy Regulation (3 credits)
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Democracy (3 credits)
  • Cyberspace and the Law (3 credits)
  • Food & Drug Law (1 credit)
  • Foundations of Intellectual Property Seminar (3 credits)
  • Information Privacy: Law and Practice (2 credits)
  • International Intellectual Property Law (3 credits)
  • Law and Economics (3 credits)
  • Law and Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • Patent Law (2 credits)
  • Telecommunications Law (2 credits)
  • Trademark Law (3 credits)
  • Trade Secrets Law (2 credits)

Skills Component (4-6 credits required)

  • Applied Legal Data Analytics & AI (3 credits)
  • Blockchain for Lawyers (2 credits)
  • Cardozo/BMI Moot Court Competition (1 credit)
  • Commercializing New Technologies (3 credits)
  • Externships with government agencies or other organizations that focus on intellectual property and/or technology law, practice, and/or policy (4 credits)
  • Intellectual Property Licensing (2 credits)
  • Introductory Entertainment Law (3 credits)
  • Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition (1 credit)
  • Law, Entertainment and Social Enterprise Practicum (2 credits)
  • Law Practice Innovations (3 credits)
  • Patent Law Practice (2 credits)
  • Patent Litigation (2 credits)
  • Semester in DC externship with a focus on intellectual property and/or technology law, practice, and/or  policy (13 credits)
  • Trademark Law Practice (2 credits)
  • Wicked Problem Innovation (3 credits)

Upcoming Available Courses

Foundational Courses (2 courses totaling 5-6 credits required)

Required First-Year Courses

Copyright Law
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Intellectual Property
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Patent Law
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2

Elective Courses (5-6 credits required)

Electives

Choose courses from this list of electives.

Biotechnology Law
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Blockchain for Lawyers
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Business Planning, Entrepreneurship & Technology
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Copyright Law
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3
Information Privacy: Law and Practice
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2
Law and Entrepreneurship
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3
Patent Law
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Telecommunications Law
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2
Trade Secrets Law
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Skills Component (4-6 credits required)

Related Courses

Applied Legal Data Analytics & AI
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3
Blockchain for Lawyers
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Fall Term 2022-2023 2
Commercializing New Technologies
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3
Introductory Entertainment Law
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Law Practice Innovations
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Patent Law Practice
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2
Trademark Law Practice
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2
Wicked Problem Innovation
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3