Intellectual Property Online Program

Intellectual Property (Online)

Our world-renowned program in Intellectual Property law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property is now available online, with Master's and LLM options available.

UNH Law's IP program is ranked No. 6 in the country and has produced a global network of leaders in IP law, business, technology, and government who work in more than 80 countries. Taught by one of the largest full-time IP faculty in the United States, the UNH Law IP program has been ranked in the Top 10 in the country for more than 25 consecutive years and provides students with an in-depth advanced course of study. 

We are now accepting applications for spring 2018. Take the next step. Schedule a tour, apply or get more information today via email:, phone: 1-844-309-3855 or web links below. 

Intellectual Property (LLM and Master’s) - Program Highlights

  • Program name: Intellectual Property (online)
  • Degrees available: LLM and Master’s
  • Start date: January 16, 2018 for spring semester
  • Due date/Application Deadline (this date is subject to change): January 12, 2018
  • Cost: $1,125 per credit/$7,470 full-time (in-state) or $1,250 per credit/$8,300 (out-of-state)
  • Duration: 24 credits (LLM), 30 credits (Master’s)

UNH Law’s IP graduates are ready to hit the ground running. They have a broad foundation in the law; they know how to write briefs and prosecute patents. And, as someone who hires and trains new lawyers, that means I can start at a higher, more sophisticated level with them.

Peter Lando, JD ’91, Lando & Anastasi, LLP, Boston, MA

Program Options

An LLM degree is offered for those with either a U.S. law degree or the international equivalent; a Master's degree is offered for non-lawyers. Both degrees are offered with full- and part-time options - the Masters program requires the completion of 30 credits, and the LLM program requires the completion of 24 credits. 

Fits Your Schedule

Our online IP program was built to promise maximum flexibility, allowing candidates to obtain a degree on either a full- , part-time or limited residency basis, meaning you won't have to move or leave your job to meet the requirements. There are entry points in the fall and spring, and our limited residency option allows students to complete the fall semester in-residence, with all remaining semesters completed full- or part-time online.

World-Class Faculty

Our online IP courses are taught by full-time UNH Law faculty and select adjunct faculty with significant practical expertise in the field. UNH Law and the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property have a global reputation for teaching professionals and students about intellectual property in an academically rigorous, supportive and collaborative learning environment.

Courses That Matter

Our online courses are drawn in part from our patent law and practice curriculum, among the most comprehensive in the country, and all of our online offerings touch on current issues shaping IP law today.

Online IP courses include:

  • Fundamentals of IP

  • Patent Law

  • Patent Practice I

  • Patent Practice II 

  • IP Management 

  • International & Comparative Patent Law

  • Mining Patent Information

  • Pretrial Patent Litigation

  • Patent Strategies for Business

  • Technology Licensing

  • IP Crimes