MJ in Intellectual Property Law

Drake Law School’s MJ in Intellectual Property Law prepares transnational international property (IP) lawyers for today’s global business environment.

Program Overview

The MJ in Intellectual Property Law targets those who do not have a law degree, such as doctoral students in other disciplines, policymakers, government officials, business executives, intellectual property agents, scientists, technology developers, and journalists.

The program is specially designed for students to develop key competencies needed to become successful transnational IP lawyers.

Curriculum

Drake's MJ in Intellectual Property Law program offers curriculum that combines legal theory, policy analysis, practical experience, and professional skills development.

For more detailed information, see the LLM/MJ in Intellectual Property Law curriculum.

Apply

Applicants to the Drake Law School MJ program must submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • At least one letter of recommendation (up to three letters will be accepted)

The application priority deadline is April 1 for fall semester and Oct. 1 for spring semester.

Drake offers rolling admission. Applications will continue to be accepted prior to the start of classes or until the program reaches full capacity.

Find more information about applying to Drake Law School.


Intellectual Property Center Director:

Shontavia Johnson, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law; Director of the Intellectual Property Law Center; Professor of Law
515-271-2075 shontavia.johnson@drake.edu
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For more information, contact the Office of Admission and Financial Aid at 515-271-2782 or law-admit@drake.edu.

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