University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Intellectual Property Law

This course offers a comprehensive lecture and seminar based programme on law, management and policy relating to patents, copyright, trademarks and other rights; it provides international and comparative perspectives that cover not just traditional intellectual property issues like industrial property, literary and artistic works and brands, but new and emerging areas of policy including the digital economy and biotechnology.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in law, intellectual property, e-commerce, copyright, patents, or non-UK equivalent; relevant and substantial work experience of more than 5 years considered.

Course modules

Core modules: Patents and copyright; trade marks, geographical indications, designs and trade secrets; intellectual property management; research methods; dissertation. Optional modules: Cybercrime (computers and crime in the information age); international e-commerce law; intellectual property in the digital environment (the internet and file sharing); contemporary issues in intellectual property (genetic resources, traditional knowledge and cultural expressions); contemporary issues in intellectual property (health, food and biotechnology).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

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School of Law
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(0) 113 343 7573