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Full time | Lincoln's Inn Fields | 1 year | 18-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

18-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Intellectual Property

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Study this LLM and scrutinise the policies affecting intellectual property and technology law under the guidance of leading scholars in the field. Delve into a range of engaging topics from the protection of inventions, products, trade marks, creative works and more.

  • Internationally recognised staff who are advisers to international organisations such as the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO), the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and the European Commission
  • High rate of student employment within six months of graduation
  • Be a part of Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI), which runs regular research discussions, seminars and annual events

Facilities

  • Free access to online databases and collections including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Justis, Eur-lex, Hein-Online and many more
  • The Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Graduate Centre at Mile End
  • Queen Mary’s excellent Law Library and European Documentation Centre
  • Access to the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and the Library at Senate House

Career paths

There is a very high rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation. We have dedicated law career advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.

Modules

Patents are exclusive rights granted for the protection of an invention that offers a new and inventive technical solution or way of doing something. This module compares the process of obtaining and enforcing a patent under the provisions of the European Patent Convention (EPC) with the equivalent legal arrangements under Title 35 of the Code of Laws of the United States of America (USC).
SOLM090 Intellectual Property and the Creative Industries

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

17,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

27,500

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or a degree with substantial law content; Law graduates with a 2:2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

University information

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an internationally regarded public research institution based in London. It has a long history, dating back over 230 years, and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. QMUL has five campuses in the city of London and an international network of satellite campuses in China, Malta and Paris. There is a population of around 16,000 students at the London campuses and more than 32,000...more

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