Centre For Post Graduate Legal Studies

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law

Why pursue an LL.M. Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law?

This specialization provides a unique opportunity to understand the interplay between Intellectual Property and new technologies. It is vital for legal practitioners to comprehend the nuances of the Indian intellectual property regime within the global context, so that effective legal strategies can be developed to aid corporate entities to conduct cross-border transactions with zero or minimum risks.  It is equally necessary to understand the relevance and importance of evolving intellectual property rights jurisprudence in other jurisdictions, such as in the United Kingdom,  European Union and the United States.

What makes our LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law special?

The JGLS LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law offers a cutting-edge curriculum developed in conjunction with leading academics, IP experts, industry professionals and enforcement officials. Courses will focus on the legal, regulatory, political, ethical, and economic challenges, thus providing a multidimensional approach towards intellectual property rights and technology law. Classroom experience will be augmented with a series of research and professional conferences on contemporary IPR and technology law topics organized.

What will you study?

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law is a 28-credit programme including core, foundational and elective courses. All students must complete the required credits in order to receive the LL.M. degree. As a compulsory requirement, LL.M. students need to write a dissertation of 10,000 – 12,000 words. Students are allowed to take a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 electives.

CORE COURSES ( 3 & 2 CREDITS) ELECTIVE COURSES (2, 3 OR 4 CREDITS) ELECTIVE COURSES (2, 3 OR 4 CREDITS)   ELECTIVES FROM OTHER STREAMS (2 OR 4 CREDITS)  
Legal Research MethodologyMusic and CopyrightAdvance Intellectual Property RightsStandard Essential Patents and Antitrust Concerns  
Law and Justice in a Globalizing WorldInformation Technology, E-commerce & Cyber LawGlobal Pharmaceutical RegulationCommercial Contract Drafting
Comparative Public Law and Systems of GovernanceArtificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property RightsInterface between Intellectual Property Rights and Competition LawA Practitioner’s Approach to Competition Law in India
Biotechnology LawIntellectual Property ManagementEntertainment Law International Investment Law International Trade Law
Foundational Course in Intellectual Property LawCopyright in the Digital AgeCommercial Contract Drafting
EU and Approaches to New TechnologyA Practitioner’s Approach to Competition Law in India
Dissertation (5 credits) 

The electives mentioned above are merely indicative and may vary from year to year depending on the availability of faculty members, their research interests, and the number of students opting for an elective course. It may not be possible to offer every course listed above. With permission, it is possible to take up to two modules external to your programme, as optional choices.

Admissions Team

Ms. Anitha Shibu,

Manager, CPGLS 

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Prof. Anand Prakash Mishra,

Director, Admissions and Outreach

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Ms. Anshu Gupta

Assistant Manager – JGLS Admissions

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Ms. Anugya Kumar

Associate – JGLS Admissions

: anugya@jgu.edu.in

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