To be eligible for the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, students must (a) earn at least 15 credits from the Core Curriculum, (b) take at least 2 courses or seminars from the Related Curriculum, (c) earn a grade point average of 3.3 from the Core Curriculum, and (d) satisfy the certificate writing requirement.
Each student must earn at least 15 credits from the Core Curriculum below and must take at least 3 of the first 4 courses listed:
Students may not enroll in Survey course if they already have taken, or by the end of semester in which they would be enrolled in the IP Survey course will have taken, two or more of the other courses in this core curriculum.
Students must take at least 2 courses or seminars from the following related courses and seminars:
Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.3 with respect to the 15 credits from the Core Curriculum. A student who takes more than 15 credits from within this curriculum will satisfy this requirement if he or she maintains a 3.3 average for 15 of these credits.
The student must satisfy a certificate writing requirement. This can be done through enrollment in a seminar from among the Core Curriculum or the Related Curriculum, provided: (1) the student’s seminar paper is on an intellectual property-related topic, and (2) the student earns a B or better in the seminar. A paper which satisfies the J.D. senior writing requirement may also satisfy the certificate writing requirement if it meets the criteria listed above.
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