The innovative intellectual property education at the UW is both deeply theoretical and extremely practical. Students seeking an MJ in IP will benefit from these two traditions as they interact with full-time faculty and the wealth of experienced IP professionals who serve as adjunct faculty.

Sample Curriculum Options

Below are some samples of the MJ intellectual property law offerings available at the law school and across campus.

Profile A

Professional Goal

To seek promotion to higher level position in a firm or a company with a legal department.

Sample Curriculum

Foundation Courses: 17 credits
Intellectual Property Courses: 28 credits

  • Advanced Copyright
  • Advanced Research and Writing in Intellectual Property
  • Advanced Trademark
  • Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property
  • Entertainment Law
  • Intellectual Property Core
  • Intellectual Property Seminar
  • Trademark Practice Tutorial

Profile B

Professional Goal

To seek promotion to higher level position in a firm or a company with a legal department.

Sample Curriculum

Foundation Courses: 17 credits
Intellectual Property Courses: 28 credits

  • Advanced Research and Writing in Intellectual Property
  • Advanced Patent
  • Intellectual Property Core
  • Intellectual Property Seminar
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Litigation Strategies for Technology Protection
  • Patent Prosecution

Profile C

Professional Goal

To advance corporate career, handle and negotiate technology contracts.

Sample Curriculum

Foundation Courses: 17 credits
Intellectual Property Courses: 28 credits

  • Advanced Research and Writing in Intellectual Property
  • Drafting Technology Contracts
  • Intellectual Property Core
  • Intellectual Property Seminar
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Legal Issues for IT Professionals
  • Legal Protection for Computer Software
  • Strategic Intellectual Property Commercialization