Intellectual Property Law Career Track
Privacy, innovation, artistic expression, and brands. Protecting these assets and navigating the rights they create is mission critical for every organization. Become the leader they’re looking for with the Intellectual Property Law career track. Students in this track have the option of further specializing in Patent Law or Technology and Data Privacy Law. Prepare for a career in:
- Patent prosecution and litigation
- Trademark and copyright registration, counseling, and litigation
- Trade secret protection
- Entertainment and sports law
- Brand development and marketing
- Privacy law, regulation, litigation, and compliance
For those candidates who are already patent agents, jump-start your transition from patent agent to patent lawyer, and leverage your experience to land the job of your dreams.
Whatever your goals, we have the curriculum and support to help you reach them.
Wide Knowledge, Deep Expertise
The Intellectual Property Law career track provides unparalleled access to emerging legal issues and opportunities in a range of cutting-edge specialties. A sampling of the electives you’ll be able to choose from are:
- Trademark Law of the U.S.
- Copyright Law of the U.S.
- Patent Law of the U.S.
- Patent Litigation
- Privacy Law & Technology
- Cyber Law
- Trade Secret Law
- Venture Capital Business Transactions
- Blockchain La
Located in the tech capital of the world, our campus is just steps away from top industry innovators that are changing the way the world lives and does business, and the law firms that solve their most pressing legal problems.
Build experience while learning from the nation’s most renowned faculty experts in intellectual property and technology law, including Professors William Gallagher and David Franklyn, who lead The Center for Intellectual Property and Privacy Law and to The McCarthy Institute.
Students in this track will be eligible to become a McCarthy Institute Fellow, learning and co-publishing alongside industry experts from around the world. The Institute also offers other enriching opportunities to engage with business, government agency, and legal professionals. Learn more about becoming a McCarthy Institute Fellow, or Intellectual Property and Technology Fellow.