University of New Hampshire

School of Law

Graduate Programs – Intellectual Property

The University of New Hampshire School of Law’s world-renowned program in Intellectual Property, housed in the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property, has produced a global network of alumni who are leaders in IP law, business, technology and government.

UNH School of Law’s intellectual property curriculum, taught by one of the largest full-time IP faculty in the United States, provides students the most in-depth advanced course of study in IP available in the world.

Students have numerous opportunities to acquire practical experience, in the full spectrum of intellectual property law specialties, through the extensive and advanced curriculum. Besides the unparalleled curriculum, UNH School of Law's IP Law Library is the largest IP resource in the Western Hemisphere. The Student Intellectual Property Law Association (SIPLA), the International Intellectual Property Organization (IIPO) and the LES Executive Society are among the school's most active and influential student organizations. The University of New Hampshire School of Law is also home to the top IP law journal, IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review

The University of New Hampshire School of Law's Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property, Where IP Leads, focuses on patents, MIP/Masters, preparing students for the rigors of the New York Bar Admission.

Upon graduation, students join a global network of alumni practicing in top firms and government agencies spanning over 80 countries.


  • US Copyright Law
  • US Trademark Law
  • US Patent Law
  • International & Comparative Copyright Law
  • International & Comparative Trademark Law
  • International & Comparative Patent Law
  • Copyright Licensing
  • Technology Licensing
  • Fundamentals of IP
  • Patent Practice and Procedure I & II


You can choose to concentrate on a particular specialty within IP and select appropriate electives from UNH School of Law’s extensive catalog of courses. Our curricular guide suggests electives that will enable you to focus your study on patents, trademark, copyright, entertainment, sports, telecommunications or information technology.

IP Fellows and full-time IP Faculty

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