University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

What can a graduate degree do for you?


  • Identifies you as a specialist
  • Gives you expertise credentials
  • It keeps you up-to-date in the latest area of the law
  • It allows you to expand to a new profession
  • Gives you heightened job opportunities and a greater earning capacity
  • Makes you global
  • Gives you opportunities to network and create long-term global contacts
  • Gives you additional Bar options

Employers have long known that hiring our graduates is an excellent investment because they do not need extensive and expensive years of mentoring and on-the-job-education.

The wide variety of career opportunities in IP goes far beyond being a lawyer or corporate IP counsel.

IP professionals include:

  • Patent agents
  • Technical specialists
  • Licensing executives
  • Consultants

IP experts in:

  • Business
  • Science
  • Education
  • International development environments

The University of New Hampshire School of Law offers LL.M. and Master degrees in three important significant and fast-growing areas of the law: Intellectual Property, Commerce and Technology, and International Criminal Law and Justice.

The Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property believes that the combination of an excellent academic IP education with a wide spectrum of practice-based courses and opportunities provides our graduates with a significant competitive advantage.