Intellectual Property Law Specialization
Loyola's Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) with a specialization in Intellectual Property is designed to provide working professionals in the field with legal skills and training that will help them expand their knowledge and skill sets to be more effective in a legally complex industry.
The MLS program can be completed in one year, full-time or over the course of two years, part-time. Loyola offers evening courses as well as traditional day courses to provide greater flexibility for your schedule and lifestyle.
The MLS Intellectual Property Specialization offers a breadth and depth of courses to meet the needs of professionals across the industry.
- Trademark Law
- Patent Law
- Intellectual Property Survey
Loyola's Loyola Entertainment Alumni Network (LEAN) is one of the largest alumni networks in the world specifically focused on entertainment, media and intellectual property. Externship opportunities held by Loyola students in just the past year read like a "Who's Who" of the entertainment business. They include:
- MTV Live Nation
- Warner Bros. Television
- 20th Century Fox
- Paramount Pictures
- Universal Music Group EMI
- MGM-UA Studios
- Legendary Entertainment
- Maker Studios
- OWN Networks
The Intellectual Property Law Specialization will be recognized upon the satisfactory completion of 20 units of coursework. This includes 10-11 units of required courses and 9-10 units of electives. Please note students participating in a specialization are still required to enroll in the two mandatory introduction courses, and enroll in a minimum of 26 units to satisfy the MLS degree requirements.
- Administrative Law*
- Advertising Law
- Business Planning: Financing the Start-Up Business and Venture Capital Financing
- Business & Venture Capital Financing*
- California Business Torts*
- Comparative Copyright
- Digital Media And The Law
- Fashion Law (f)
- Fashion Law Business Transactions (f)
- Federal Courts*
- Global Antitrust Law And Policy
- International Intellectual Property
- Internet Law (Cyber Law)
- Introduction to International Law*
- Introduction to Intellectual Property
- Intellectual Property Honors Colloquium
- IP in the Digital Age (Software Law)
- Laws of Video Games & Virtual Worlds
- Licensing in International Context
- Litigating a Copyright Case Seminar
- Patent Litigation
- Right of Publicity Seminar
- Securities Regulation*
- Tax Strategies for the Digital Age
- Technology & Privacy
- Trade Secret Law
* Only one of the starred courses can count toward the minimum required specialization units.
(f) Only one of the Fashion Law courses can count toward the minimum required specialization units.
(p) Counts toward the IP specialization if in the chambers of a District Judge participating in the Patent Pilot Program, or with approval.
Tuition & Fees
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