MS in U.S. Patent Practice

The global legal community is experiencing an increasing demand for intellectual property law services that has created an increasing demand for patent agents knowledgeable in the field of intellectual property law.

A master's degree in U.S. Patent Practice from Webster provides the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to enter the field of patent agency well-prepared to prepare and prosecute patent cases. In addition to theoretical and practical knowledge, this program helps you prepare for taking the Patent Agent Bar Examination.

You'll learn the fundamentals of legal reasoning and analysis, and gain an understanding of the legal environment in which individuals, businesses and the judiciary operate. You'll apply legal research and writing to practical problems encountered in patent litigation; learn computer skills to search for patents; learn how to file applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; and learn the fundamentals of intellectual property law and how it applies to patent litigation.

Points of Distinction

  • Faculty who practice in the field provide the most current subject information.
  • State-of-the-art technology and systems prepare you for the most current job demands resulting from dynamic changes in the business world.
  • Curriculum designed to provide graduates with a competitive career advantage.

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