The Graduate Certificates in Intellectual Property Law are 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.
Certificates offered are:
Materials for the intellectual property courses 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.
You can take any or all of the certificate programs, in any order you choose. Upon successful completion of each program, you will receive a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law indicating the name of the program you completed. An Advanced Certificate in Intellectual Property Law will be awarded upon completion of three certificates.
Up to six 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 programs in Intellectual Property Law, please submit the following:
- Online application
- Application fee of $50
- Official baccalaureate degree transcript from an accredited college or university
- Current resume
*No entrance exam is required for admission.