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    Nottingham Law School is one of the largest university law schools in the UK. We enjoy a national and international reputation for delivering high quality education and training across a broad range of academic and professional law programmes; from undergraduate to research degrees. Intellectual Property programmes are an exciting and expanding area of the Law School, demonstrating the breadth of our expertise and our commitment to provide professional and academic training in this often challenging area.

    Nottingham Law School provides a range of courses for practitioners who wish to specialise in Intellectual Property (IP).

    In addition to training as a patent attorney, you can expand your expertise in IP by qualifying as a Trade Mark Attorney.

    LLM Intellectual Property Law

    Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. The course offers students the opportunity to explore intellectual property law in both the UK and EU contexts, together with the links to competition law, sport and medical innovation as well as the burgeoning area of Data Protection Law.

    Areas covered include:

    • Intellectual Property
    • IP Public Health Medical Innovation
    • Data Protection and Privacy
    • Competition and IP Law in the EU.

    This flexible course can be studied over one year, full-time and two years part-time. Individual modules can be studied for CPD awards for those working in the legal profession.

    IP Litigation and IP Advocacy

    These courses are:

    • Designed specifically for experienced intellectual property practitioners
    • Approved by ITMA/IPREG and satisfy the requirements for qualification as a trade mark litigator and/or trade mark advocate
    • Designed to enable trade mark attorneys to attain litigation conduct rights only and then to choose whether to proceed to attain advocacy rights
    • Approved by IPREG and satisfies the requirements for qualification as a patent attorney litigator (please note that both courses are required)
    • Delivered in a way that suits busy schedules and minimises the time spent away from the office
    • Designed to allow students to apply their knowledge and skills to their own practice
    • Designed to provide continuing professional education.

    Those who practise in the field of intellectual property face the traditional pressures of heavy caseloads, the complexity of cases and the need to keep up to date with new developments, legislation and case law in the UK, Europe and internationally. Nottingham Law School offers an IP litigation course which can enable practitioners to meet these challenges and exercise rights before the new Patents County Court and before the Intellectual Property Court and on appeal. Designed for those who have at least two years’ experience in intellectual property litigation, the courses build upon students’ existing knowledge and experience.

    Other Intellectual Property courses include:

    • Registered Trade Mark Practice
    • Prof Cert Trade Mark Practice
    • IP Basic litigation skills – Patent Attorney
    • IP Basic litigation skills – Trade Mark Attorney.

    We are currently developing our portfolio of courses in Intellectual Property. Please visit our web pages or email us for up-todate information

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