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School of Law

Intellectual Property

Students concentrating in intellectual property enroll in courses which discuss trade secrets, patents, copyrights and trademarks. Coursework also addresses the policies underlying the protection of intellectual property and compares the different ways intellectual property can be used to protect commercial interests in the areas of technology and the arts. The faculty advisers for this concentration are Will Hubbard and Max Oppenheimer.

Choose two of the following:
Patent Law
Trademark Law
Copyright and the Arts

Choose three of the following, one of which must satisfy the scholarly upper-level writing requirement:
Entertainment Law Workshop
Media Law Seminar
Any of the offerings titled IP Current Developments
Patents, Trademark and Copyright Law Seminar
Advanced Legal Research involving an intellectual property law topic (approved by intellectual property advisers)

Choose one of the following experiential courses or activities:
Attorney Practice Internship involving intellectual property law (approved by the Director of the Attorney Practice Internship American Intellectual Property Law Association Moot Court Team) Saul Lefkowitz Brand Names Foundation Moot Court Team
Cardozo-BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Team

While not required, the following courses are recommended for students wanting to specialize in intellectual property:

Antitrust Law
Cyberspace Law Seminar
Communications Law
Opportunity Analysis
Sports Law