Juris Doctor Program - Intellectual Property

University of California Hastings College of the Law
United States
Qualification
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Curriculum

Core regime courses:

  • Copyright Law 
  • Patents & Trade Secrets 
  • Trademarks & Unfair Competition 
  • - or -
  • Intellectual Property  or 1L Statutory: Intellectual Property , and at least one of the courses listed under (a)

At least one transactional course:

  • Intellectual Property Licensing Seminar 
  • Patent Prosecution Seminar 
  • Protecting Trademarks in Tech 
  • Trademark Prosecution Seminar 
  • Startup Legal Garage Biotech 
  • Startup Legal Garage Tech 
  • UC Hastings-Bucerius Summer Program in International IP Transactions 
  • III. Intellectual Property Capstone Concentration Seminar 

Qualifying IP and IP-related Electives

(1-12 units). Classes that are taken to meet the concentration core requirement may not also be counted toward the elective requirement.

IP Electives:

  • Advanced Issues in Copyright Law Seminar 
  • Current Topics in Patent Law 
  • Antitrust & Intellectual Property Seminar 
  • Copyright Law 
  • Cyberlaw Seminar 
  • Data Privacy Law 
  • Digital Media Law
  • Entertainment Law 
  • Genetics: Issues in Law & Policy Seminar 
  • UC Hastings-Bucerius Summer Program in International IP Transactions 
  • Startup Legal Garage Biotech 
  • Startup Legal Garage Tech 
  • Intellectual Property Licensing Seminar 
  • Intellectual Property Under State Law: Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility 
  • International & Comparative Intellectual Property 
  • International Patent Law Seminar 
  • Intersection of Human Rights, Economic Development and Intellectual Property Seminar 
  • IP in Design in the Global Marketplace 
  • Law & Bioscience Seminar 
  • Modern Bioethics: From Nuremburg to the “Octomom” and Beyond 
  • Patent Litigation 
  • Patent Prosecution Seminar 
  • Patents and Trade Secrets 
  • Protecting Trademarks in Tech 
  • Trademark Prosecution Seminar 
  • Trademarks and Unfair Competition 
  • Venture Capital & the Start-Up Company 

Non-IP elective (a maximum of ONE of the following elective courses may be counted toward meeting the elective requirement:

  • Administrative Law 
  • Antitrust (a student may not count both Antitrust and Antitrust & IP towards electives)
  • Biodiversity Law 
  • Bioethics Law & Society Seminar 
  • Business Associations 
  • Corporations
  • Federal Courts 
  • Health Care Providers, Patients and the Law 
  • International Business Transactions 
  • Law and Economics 
  • Political Economy of Law Seminar 
  • Protecting Trademarks in Tech 
  • Social Enterprise & Economic Empowerment Clinic 
  • Telecommunications Law Seminar 
  • Transactional Law Practicum 
  • U.S. Healthcare System and the Law 

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