Master of Intellectual Property

General

Program Description

The Intellectual Property Law program at Franklin Pierce is the #5 IP program in the United States (as ranked by U.S. News & World Report), and has ranked among the Top 10 since the rankings began nearly 30 years ago.

With almost 50 years of experience as an IP leader, the UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law boasts a talented faculty, a global network of influential IP practitioners, and a rich array of IP resources and programs. Students take advantage of one of the most comprehensive IP curricula in the country – including one of the most respected and comprehensive patent law and practice programs in the country – and immerse themselves in a broad range of cutting-edge IP issues.

The law school’s library includes the largest academic IP library in the Western Hemisphere and is designated an Official Patent and Trademark Resource Center.

The Master’s in Intellectual Property is available in residential, limited residential, and online formats.

Potential Careers

  • IT professional
  • Marketing professional
  • Patent agent
  • Research and development manager
  • Technical specialist
  • Technology company executive

General Requirements

Applicants to the Master’s degree must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. All international applicants shall submit current proof of English language ability. Accepted proof includes: TOEFL score of 80 or higher, IELTS score of 6.5 or higher, or proof that the student’s undergraduate degree was taught in English. The GRE or LSAT are NOT required for admission.

To be recommended for the Master’s degree all candidates must successfully complete a minimum number of credits, complete the required coursework, meet the school residency or continuous enrollment requirement, fulfill all financial obligations to UNH Law, and comply with UNH Law’s Conduct Code.

Required Credits

Master’s candidates must successfully complete a minimum of thirty (30) credits from a selection of required and elective curriculum.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law’s practice-based approach to legal education, along with its extensive and innovative curriculum, ensures that students graduate ready to ... Read More

The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law’s practice-based approach to legal education, along with its extensive and innovative curriculum, ensures that students graduate ready to become leaders in their field and stand ready to join the ranks of alumni who are global leaders in intellectual property, commerce and technology, and international criminal law and justice. As a technology-forward law school, we are proud to offer our top-ranked legal education in global innovation and our #5 IP program in the US in online, residential and limited residential formats. Read less