The Cardozo IP & Information Law Program (CIPILP) encompasses a rich curriculum consisting of basic and advanced courses that provide students with the option of graduating with a concentration in the field or pursuing a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree. But Cardozo's program is more than just its course offerings and the quality of its faculty.

A Curriculum as Deep as It Is Rich

In addition to basic and advanced courses in the three main areas of intellectual property—copyright, trademark and patent law—Cardozo offers a wide array of courses that reflect the ongoing developments in the fields of intellectual property and technology law.

IP Concentration

Cardozo students have the option of graduating with a concentration in intellectual property. To qualify, they must take at least five courses in the intellectual property curriculum, and at least two of the three core IP courses: copyright law, trademark law and patent law. The concentration will be noted on their official transcript and is a particularly effective way of signaling to potential employers a student's commitment to and expertise in the field.

LL.M. in Intellectual Property

Cardozo is one of only a few U.S. law schools that offer a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property (LL.M.). The LL.M. degree gives students an invaluable edge in their understanding of this complex and ever more important field. In addition to taking courses drawn from Cardozo's IP curriculum, LL.M. candidates have the option to write a thesis with the support of a faculty advisor. The degree can be obtained in one year of full-time or two or three years of part-time study. J.D. students have the opportunity to complete a J.D./LL.M. in Intellectual Property in seven semesters. Admission is selective and open to graduates of American and foreign law schools.

Course Offerings:

Advertising Law
Antitrust and Intellectual Property
Art Law
Arts & Entertainment Law Journal
Communications Law
Copyright Law
Cultural Heritage
Entertainment & Media Law
Fashion Law
Fashion Law Drafting
Fashion Law Practicum
First Amendment
Governing in the Electronic Age
Information Governance Law
IP Business and Transactional Law
IP Colloquium
International IP: Selected Topics
Internet Law I
Internet Law II
Law of Surveillance
Patent Law
Patent Law, Advanced
Patent Law Practice
Patent Practicum
Privacy Law Seminar
Social Media Law
Sports Law
Taxation of Intellectual Property
Tech Startup Clinic
Technology Licensing Agreements
Technology Policy Seminar
The Indie Film Clinic
Trademark Law