LLM with Concentration Intellectual Property and Innovation

Candidates for the LLM degree have the opportunity to concentrate in Intellectual Property and Innovation. Designed for lawyers with experience and/or interest in the ever-changing fields of technology and creativity, the concentration prepares students for a variety of practice areas (including operational advice, transactional work, litigation and policy) for clients ranging from start-up ventures to companies with global IP portfolios and inventors to government registries and regulators.

MLS Concentration in Intellectual Property Law

The MLS Intellectual Property Law concentration focuses on the legal aspects of creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Coursework in this concentration includes Identifying and Securing Intellectual Property Rights, and Intellectual Property and Media

Master of Science in Media Advocacy

The Master of Science (MS) in Media Advocacy enhances students’ abilities to lead and contribute to mission advancing efforts for a wide variety of organizations – from advocacy and lobbying organizations, trade and labor groups, and nonprofit entities, to strategic communication and government affairs departments. Created through a collaboration between the School of Journalism and School of Law, the degree uniquely combines foundations in governmental structures and the legal system with sophisticated training in the latest communication techniques. These include social media, web communications and videography, as well as data analytics and data-driven storytelling.