Masters of Science in Patent Law Program
With a Master of Science in Patent Law, students with scientific and technical backgrounds leverage that knowledge to advance career opportunities in the booming area of patent law. This one-year professional master’s degree program is aimed at students who want to work in cutting-edge technology, helping inventors and corporations to bring innovations to market.
Our pioneering program combines traditional study of the complexity of patent law with project-based learning about business strategies and extensive practical training. By the time you graduate, you will have a thorough understanding of the science behind patents, the law that secures them, the techniques to manage innovation and maximize the value of resulting patents, and have practice filing full patents.
Launch Your Career in the Legal Field
Graduates have gone on to a wide array of careers in patent-intensive industries ranging from medical technology to computer software. Many of our graduates take and pass the Patent Bar, going on to become patent agents (i.e., individuals who can work on, file, and initiate patent applications for clients). Patent agents are currently in high demand and the need continues to grow.
Live Life Beyond the Lab
The field of patent law can be exciting and utilize your STEM knowledge in a new and creative way. It can be a rewarding, exciting, and engaging career combining law and STEM. Whether you are a recent college graduate, an expert in your field looking for a career change, or to gain valuable legal experience, the Masters of Science in Patent Law may be for you.