Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

Intellectual Property Advocacy

This course is designed for those who have at least 2 years experience in intellectual property practice, and builds upon students existing knowledge and experience; it enables practitioners to meet challenges and exercise rights before the new Patents County Court, the Intellectual Property Court and on appeal. The Nottingham Law School Intellectual Property Advocacy course is: - designed specifically for experienced intellectual property practitioners - approved by ITMA / IPREG and satisfies the requirements for qualification as a trade mark litigator and / or trade mark advocate (please note that both courses are required) - approved by CIPA / IPREG and satisfies the requirements for qualification as a patent attorney litigator (please note that both courses are required) - delivered in a way that suits busy schedules and minimises the time spent away from the office - designed to allow students to apply their knowledge and skills to their own practice - designed to provide continuing professional education. Those who practice in the field of intellectual property face the traditional pressures of heavy caseloads, the complexity of cases and the need to keep up to date with new developments, legislation and case law in the UK, Europe and internationally. Nottingham Law School offer an Intellectual Property Advocacy course which can enable practitioners to meet these challenges and exercise rights to conduct litigation in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and the High Court (including full advocacy rights before the IPEC) as well as appeals from those courts.

Entry requirements

Professional Qualification: At least 2 years experience in intellectual property practice.

Course modules

The following will be covered: case preparation for the advocate; opening statements; witness examination (chief / cross/ re-examination); legal and evidential submissions; closing speeches; mock trial.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional Qualification Part-time September 2019 2,845 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Professional Qualification Part-time September 2019 2,845 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Professional Qualification Part-time September 2019 2,845 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Professional Qualification Part-time September 2019 2,845 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Professional Qualification Part-time September 2019 2,845 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Professional Qualification Part-time September 2019 2,845 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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NTU Admissions
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