Specialization Requirements

Core Requirements

The requirements for the Intellectual Property Specialization were developed by an advisory group of practitioners and academics, both alumni and friends of Loyola with the intent of preparing graduates to be exposed to the legal doctrines and skills necessary to be effective attorneys.

The LLM degree requires 24 total units of credit. The Intellectual Property Law Specialization will be recognized upon the satisfactory completion of 12 units of coursework. This includes 5-6 units of required courses and 6-7 units of electives.

Required Courses

Successful completion of the following required courses:

Elective Courses

In addition to the required courses noted above, students in the Specialization are encouraged to take the following additional courses to the extent their schedule permits:

* Only one of the starred courses can count toward the minimum required specialization units.
(p) Counts toward the IP specialization if in the chambers of a District Judge participating in the Patent Pilot Program, or with approval.