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This innovative degree blends advanced-level teaching in intellectual property and information law with practical and professional skills training to provide you with a valuable basis for a successful career in this field.

Carefully coordinated to align with the competencies required for today’s international job market, the professional skills programme provides new insights into the ever-evolving realities of professional and commercial life, placing graduates in very strong positions to gain opportunities and flourish in them. Designed by our academics and expert practitioners, this combined input will enable you to gain unique insights into this area and will advance your understanding of the factors that influence it.

This programme provides a challenging and stimulating base for careers in innovation, creativity and information technology. In this constantly evolving field, this LLM explores key issues of control and reward in innovation, creativity and technology, and focuses on areas such as literature, data, social media/media, health, food, agriculture, new technologies, security and artificial intelligence. The programme responds to contemporary developments and empowers graduate to flourish, shape and lead in the legal profession, international policy making, industry, journalism and civil society, amongst others.

Professional Skills is an extended piece of writing based on professional activity and is designed to reflect the realities of professional life. This is delivered during a summer school taught by both academic experts and professionals in practice. This experience will provide you with a solid platform in which to advise and engage in litigation, fund raising, product development and commercialisation, advocacy and activism, and policy leadership and challenge.

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