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diplomallm M Advanced Master in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management M.Sc.
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden deeltijd
numerus fixusnee

The Advanced Masters Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management (IPKM) feature specialisation tracks on international IP litigation practice, entrepreneurship and valorization, and claim drafting. In its common programme lawyers, economists, scientists and engineers mingle to deal with real-life problems in multidisciplinary teams.

Whether you enrol full or part-time, IPKM teaching is scheduled in a way that permits combining work and study. Intensive modules offered in Maastricht and abroad also offer exposure to USA and Asian IP law and practice. Our honours programme provides access to our work in the Institute for Globalisation and International Regulation (IGIR) and to the European IP Institutes Network (EIPIN) congresses and activities.


taal van onderwijs100% en
case study, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, lecture, literature study, oral presentation, self study, seminar, tutorial, working group

This adv. master’s programme will train you to work as a legal practitioner or in management in knowledge-intensive industries and at research institutes. 

Our alumni have found jobs at a wide variety of organisations, such as:

  • BNP Paribas
  • Austria Wirtschaftsservice
  • European Patent Office
  • Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • World Intellectual Property Organisation
  • Assap tax and legal services
  • Philips IP and Standards
  • AkzoNobel

As an LLM graduate, you will have the skills to successfully compete for positions and work at:

  • law firms specialised in IP law
  • research institutes and technology transfer offices
  • international economic institutions (WTO, WIPO)
  • national and international NGOs (e.g. Free Software Foundation Europe, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development)
  • European and national patent offices or trademark offices
  • European industry associations and national/transnational innovative corporations

As an MSc graduate, you will have the academic, legal and patent drafting skills to work at:

  • national and European patent offices or industrial property bureaus
  • research institutes and technology transfer offices
  • national and international NGOs
  • industry associations, national/transnational innovative corporations and knowledge intensive industries

Na de studie

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Potentiële beroepen

ambtelijk secretaris or
docent juridische dienstverlening
hoogleraar rechtswetenschappen
inspecteur overheidsinstelling
manager algemene bestuursdienst
secretaris overheidsdiensten
sectordirecteur gemeente
universitair (hoofd)docent rechtswetenschappen
voorzitter adviesorgaan (overheid)
wetenschappelijk onderzoeker rechtswetenschappen
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