Certificate in Intellectual Property Law

Division of Online Learning

The Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law is designed for professionals in any industry who need a background in protecting their brands, inventions, and original works, including those starting a new business. Our intellectual property courses provide an intensive exposure to the patent rights, trademark, and copyright protection laws, as well as related areas, such as trade secrets. No specialized scientific knowledge is required for our intellectual property law courses.

Courses offered are:

  1. Patent & Trade Secrets Law
  2. Trademark & Unfair Competition Law
  3. Copyright Law
  4. HIPAA Privacy & Security
  5. Biotechnology and the Law
  6. Cybersecurity and Privacy: Law, Policy, Compliance

An Intellectual Property certificate will be awarded upon completion of three courses. You must choose two of the following: Patent & Trade Secrets Law, Copyright Law, or Trademark & Unfair Competition Law. The third course may be any other Intellectual Property course listed above.

Materials for intellectual property courses online are drawn from statutory and regulatory texts, judicial decisions, and expert commentary. Through a series of multimedia presentations, guided discussions, and individually supervised writing projects, students learn to interpret legal documents and assess their business implications.

All of our Graduate Certificate courses within the intellectual property law program offer intensive, individualized feedback, as well as an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary to research and communicate effectively about the law.

All nine credits earned in the online graduate certificate program can be applied towards the Master of Science in Jurisprudence degree.

We offer our graduate IP certificate programs during our spring, summer and fall semesters. New course sessions begin five times per year.

To apply for Seton Hall Law’s certificate program in Intellectual Property Law, please submit the following:

  1. Online application
  2. Official baccalaureate degree transcript from an accredited college or university
  3. Current resume

*No entrance exam is required for admission.


Online Graduate Programs | Open House - October 22, 2016

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