University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Summer Intellectual Property 2015

The Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI) brings together scholars, students, government officials, and professionals into a single forum. The four-week program is intensive, yet the atmosphere remains informal. Students can select a variety of courses ranging from patent law to sports and entertainment law. Courses may be taken for credit or non-credit and are either one week or two weeks in length.

Summer Courses

Tuition

Tuition is $1,370 per credit ($1,233 per credit for NH residents), with a maximum of 4 credits. A small technology fee is also required. Technology fee: 1-4 credits  $23.50. Tuition payment, in full, is required by May 5, 2015.  Please note that late fees will be assessed beginning May 6, 2015.

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Sports and Entertainment Law

May 26, 2015 - June 19, 2015
(possible exams on June 20, 2015)

Studies in sports and entertainment law for:

  • Lawyers
  • Law students
  • University athletic department compliance officers
  • Athletic conference compliance officers
  • Journalists who write about legal issues in sports and entertainment
  • Broadcasters
  • Authors
  • Actors
  • League and team attorneys
  • Players association attorneys
  • Sports agents and entertainment agents
  • Marketing executives
  • Advertising executives

Training is offered in three key areas of sports law: NCAA rules and regulations; dispute resolution and sports law journalism. Training is also offered in four key areas of entertainment law: advertising law; Internet law; film and TV law and publishing law. Courses are small and are taught by leading attorneys and executives associated with the NCAA, Sports Illustrated and other premier entities in the sports and entertainment industries.

Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI)

May 26, 2015 - June 19, 2015
(possible exams on June 20, 2015)

Studies in Intellectual Property and media law for:

  • Lawyers
  • Law students
  • Engineers
  • Scientists
  • Business executives

IPSI brings together scholars, practitioners, government officials, and students in a single forum. Participants interact and share their diverse experiences and perspectives in a pleasant and relaxed New Hampshire environment, with mountains, lakes, seashore, and golf courses nearby.

Courses are intensive, yet the atmosphere remains informal. Much of the curriculum is devoted to the development of sound practical intellectual property skills while other courses are more theoretical or international in approach.

Advanced Patent Institute (APLI)

May 26, 2015 - June 12, 2015

The Advanced Patent Law Institute at the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property is an advanced certification program created especially for:

  • Patent attorneys, agents, and examiners
  • Managers
  • Other IP and business professionals
  • Advanced law students

The Advanced Patent Law Institute is a unique combination of seminars, updates and networking opportunities featuring lectures and discussions on some of the most important topics facing patent practitioners and IP-intensive businesses today.

The full institute runs for three weeks and students can register for a maximum of 4 credits.

Read more about the curricula here.


Faculty

Our distinguished IP summer faculty includes:

Durham, Paul


Paul Durham, Adjunct Professor, Publishing Law (IPSI)

Professor Christopher Frerking


Christopher Frerking, Professor of Law
Director of the Patent Practice and Procedure Program
(teaching this summer Advanced Patent Practice and Patent Portfolio Management)

Gajarsa, Arthur


Judge Arthur Gajarsa, Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence
(teaching this summer Advanced Patent Practice)

J. Jeffrey Hawley


J. Jeffrey Hawley, Esq., Distinguished Fellow in Intellectual Property
(teaching this summer Advanced Patent Practice)

Robert Heverly


Robert Heverly,  Adjunct Professor, Internet Law (IPSI)

McCann, Michael


Michael McCann, Professor of Law
Director, Sports and Entertainment Law Institute
(teaching this summer Sports Law and Investigative Reporting)


Zvi Rosen, Adjunct Professor, Film and TV Law (IPSI)

Harrie Samaras


Harrie Samaras, Adjunct Professor, Dispute Resolution in IP: Strategies & Alternatives (IPSI)

Schecter, BJ


B.J. Schecter, Adjunct Professor, Sports Law and Investigative Reporting

Katherine Sulentic


Katherine Sulentic, Adjunct Professor, NCAA Division I Legislation and Compliance
Associate Director of Enforcement on the NCAA enforcement staff and Chair of the Academic Integrity Unit

Douglas J. Wood, JD '76


Douglas J. Wood, JD '76
Adjunct Professor, Advertising Law (IPSI)

Read about deadlines, policies, and procedures.

Credits

Students may take up to 4 credits.

UNH LAW Graduate Programs Students

UNH Law Joint Degree Students

UNH LAW Graduate Programs students are allowed to take up to 4 credits in IPSI/APLI, assuming that they meet the prerequisite for the course and that they do not go over the maximum number of credits allotted for the degree. (30 credits for an LLM student and 36 credits for a Master student)

UNH Law Joint Degree students are allowed to take up to 4 credits in IPSI/APLI, assuming that they meet the prerequisite for the course and that they do not go over the maximum number of credits allotted for the joint degree.  (4 credits for a joint degree student)

Housing

Summertime sublets are available. For more information please contact Christine Rousseau.

Contact for summer programs

Alyson Fava
University of New Hampshire School of Law
2 White Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 513-5216
alyson.fava@law.unh.edu