Degree Details

In a world where people can send infinite copies of digital assets around the globe, instantly and at no cost, clients demand competent counsel to protect their substantial interests in intellectual properly. Few schools will better prepare you for this challenge than BU Law. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks us among the nation’s top schools for intellectual property and information law studies. Each year, we invite a select group of lawyers to seize the future through advanced training in this all-important field.

Degree Type

  • Graduate

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 Semesters
  • 12 Courses
  • 24 Credits


  • In-Person


  • Full-Time


  • On-Campus
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As a BU Law Intellectual Property & Information Law LLM student, you will pursue a range of IP and IP-related classes. That means you will have access to the law faculty consistently named to the top of Princeton Review’s “Best Professors” list, and focus their studies in the primary areas of IP: copyright law, patent law, and trademark & unfair competition law. Included among our intellectual property instructors are a number of prominent practitioners engaged in cutting-edge work at Boston’s top intellectual property boutiques and biotechnology companies.

Interested in intellectual property & information law, but not sure you want the full LLM?  We also have a concentration in IP available in the American Law Program.

Contact Us

LLM in Intellectual Property & Information Law Program
Boston University School of Law
Graduate and International Programs Office
765 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 802
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: 617-353-5324

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