The enrolment for the Master of Intellectual Property Law and Management (MIPLM) in the academic year 2019/2020 is open at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg. The Master program is dedicated for all IP professionals with at least 3 years professional experience in IP management. Successful participants of the Master program will be granted a Master II, equivalent to an LL.M from the University of Strasbourg. Very good graduates with an excellent Master’s thesis also have the opportunity to continue their studies and acquire a PhD in IP management.

The Master program is split into 6 modules with one full week of lectures taking place in Strasbourg from January to June 2020 once a month. The lecturers come from high-ranking Europeans universities and are internationally distinguished experts in the field of IP management. The whole program is supported by extensive supporting material, literature, case studies and videos, provided electronically by the University of Strasbourg. The in-class lectures are designed to foster the collaboration skills of the students by group work sessions, where they work on case studies from the European industry. Also, the invitation of dinner speakers, experts from the IP departments of leading European companies, foster networking and give insight into the current business practice. Dinner speakers in the academic year 2018/2019 were:

Presentations of the 6 modules of the academic year 2018/2019 can be found here:

The modules provide advanced knowledge in IP management for experienced IP professionals. Additionally to training the presentation and communication skills, knowledge is deepened with group work on real case studies directly from the European industries best practice. The case studies can be found here.

What graduates of the MIPLM say:

“The content is very relevant. This education is a great opportunity to get in contact with other IP professionals from around the globe and to develop new and worthful perspectives. The program is especially for IP professionals important whose role goes beyond patent filing and prosecution.”

Isabella Ferri, Senior Patent Counsel, Solvay SA, Bollate, Italy

“It’s an extremely efficient and comprehensive way to get an insight in the newest IP management theories, methods, practical concepts and industrial implementations.”

Kamran Houshang Pour Islam, IP Expert, Institut Fédéral de la Propriété Intellectuell IPI, Bern

“I really like to learn approaches with concrete applicable concepts, this education with case studies and practical experiences delivers that.”

Frederic Sahores, European Patent Attorney, STMicroelectronics SA, Crolles, France

“This education is highly relevant for patent attorneys. It provides a profound understanding of the IP economy and helps patent consultants to deliver better services and supporting the clients.”

Michael Kirklies, Patentanwalt, KIPAT Patentanwälte, Neu-Ulm, Germany

Deadline for enrolment is November 4 in 2019.

Please find all further information about fees, dates and the enrolment process on the CEIPI webpage.