American University Washington College of Law offers one of the nation’s top LL.M. (Masters in Law) degrees in intellectual property. American University’s LL.M. programs are world renowned, with over 100 students from over 50 countries. IP students study with one of the largest intellectual property faculties and student bodies. The IP program has a particular emphasis on international and public interest law, led by our path-breaking Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP). Our Washington D.C. location permits students to engage in experiential learning at scores of government, law firm, industry association and non-profit IP organizations. Summer sessions in Washington D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland, allow students to earn credits through concentrated short courses. We offer outstanding applicants the Information Justice Fellowship, which provides a partial tuition scholarship, designated faculty mentor and an internship.

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American University Washington College of Law is perennially recognized as among the top places in the world to study intellectual property law. The program builds on AUWCL's other major strengths, including international law, public interest law and clinical legal education.

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