Cardozo's Intellectual Property & Information Law Program is the fifth ranked IP program in the country, and the top ranked IP program in the Northeast.
From gene patenting to the protection of traditional cultural expression, from the application of economic theories of intellectual property to the pragmatic issues of Internet governance, no other law faculty in America offers the depth of theoretical knowledge and high-level policy experience in IP and Information Law that students find at Cardozo.
When you study in Cardozo's IP & Information Law program, you learn from faculty who are superstars in their field. They are nationally recognized for their scholarship and teaching skills, they are high level advisers to government officials, they work on major international treaties, and they are frequently quoted in national media.
Marci A. Hamilton
Monroe E. Price
Stewart E. Sterk
Our students have opportunities to supplement their coursework with groundbreaking and timely panels and symposia, access to scholars and practitioners in the field, unusual externships, significant work experience, networking events with Cardozo alumni who are leaders in the field, editorial positions with a widely-circulated intellectual property law journal, and roles in organizing the nation's premier entertainment law moot court competition. In addition, Cardozo offers student organizations that focus on intellectual property, distinguished speakers and visitors, and more - all in New York City, the entertainment, publishing, news, and art capital of the world.
This wide and interesting array of opportunities makes Cardozo's program one of the most stimulating and complete in the country, preparing graduates for sophisticated practice in this exciting area at the most prestigious law firms, corporations, and businesses.
In addition to a rich curriculum of courses, the IP and Information Law Program includes:
- The Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal - the number one journal in the country for arts, entertainment and sports law and the number one journal for intellectual property law in the state of New York.*
- The BMI-Cardozo Moot Court Competition
- The Intellectual Property Speaker Series
- The Intellectual Property & Information Law Colloquium
- The Distinguished Lecture in Intellectual Property
- The Indie Film Clinic
- The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO)-Cardozo Program
and much more...
*Washington & Lee University School of Law