Online Master of Legal Studies in Intellectual Property Law

The online Master of Legal Studies in Intellectual Property Law, provides students with a basic understanding of U.S. law, legal structures, and legal reasoning.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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Details

Innovation and creativity are the foundation of a knowledge economy. Protecting advancements in these areas to create competitive advantages and foster innovation involves a complex web of protective measures. The focus area in intellectual property will arm students with knowledge of intellectual property protection options, the ability to spot situations where creative advancements are vulnerable to loss, and an understanding of how to create competitive advantages through brand building, barriers to entry and navigating difficult problems. The M.L.S. program is a customizable degree with nine possible focus areas (each focus area is four courses in a particular subject):

Featured courses


Required

SDO 501- US Law and Legal Analysis


Electives

SDO 518 Fundamentals of Contract Law


Electives

SDO 598 Property


Electives

SDO 525 Tort Law


Electives

SDO 598 US Constitution Law


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Copyright Law


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Intellectual Property


Emphasis area

SDO 598 Patent Law


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Legal Studies in Intellectual Property Law have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Branding professional

Licensing professional

Entertainment industry professional

Talent agent

Advocate for the arts

Patent agent

R&D manager

Movie law professional

Software law professional

Prestigious faculty

The faculty members in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have more than 300 combined years of experience. Hailing from across the country, they’re nationally recognized for their wealth of knowledge.

The College of Law’s world-class faculty members provide comprehensive legal education in popular focus areas and address legal challenges on a global scale.

Prestigious faculty

The faculty members in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have more than 300 combined years of experience. Hailing from across the country, they’re nationally recognized for their wealth of knowledge.

The College of Law’s world-class faculty members provide comprehensive legal education in popular focus areas and address legal challenges on a global scale.

Admission requirements

U.S. educated applicants can apply through our FastApp process, which streamlines the application process and may allow for an offer of conditional admission to the MLS program while the applicant continues to submit any additional requested documentation.

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Study at one of the best law schools in the country

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU is one of the top schools in the nation. The college provides personalized and practical legal education. Offering more than 250 unique courses, students have the opportunity to tailor their educational experiences to meet their unique interests. Our bar passage achievements and peer-reviewed U.S. News and World Report rankings highlight our dedication to preparing students for success.

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