Intellectual Property Law

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Law Schools

Intellectual property law spans all sectors, from technology to the music industry. IP courses ready students to deal with patents, trademarks, copyrights and more. These are the top law schools for intellectual property law.

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Rankings Overall Law School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition and fees Enrollment (full-time) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) Acceptance rate Employed 9 months after graduation2 Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5) Bar passage rate (first-time test takers) GPA (25th-75th percentile) Employed at graduation2 Peer assessment score (out of 5)
#7 University of Houston

Houston, TX

$29,748 per year (in-state, full-time); $39,792 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 619
#9 University of New Hampshire School of Law

Concord, NH

$41,190 per year (full-time) 271
#10 Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-​Kent)

Chicago, IL

$44,410 per year (full-time) 763
#4 Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

$1,500 per credit (full-time) 624
#10 Boston University

Boston, MA

$45,786 per year (full-time) 676
#2 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

$48,058 per year (in-state, full-time); $52,009 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 854
#7 American University (Washington)

Washington, DC

$48,148 per year (full-time) 1,240
#3 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$49,840 per year (full-time) 1,287
#6 Yeshiva University (Cardozo)

New York, NY

$51,778 per year (full-time) 983
#1 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$52,530 per year (full-time) 574
#4 New York University

New York, NY

$54,678 per year (full-time) 1,418