The Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law

Summer Institute for International IP Professionals

July 7 - August 8, 2014 | Chicago, Illinois

Register for our Summer Institute and prepare to succeed in our 12th-ranked Graduate IP Law Programs. Modeled on our recognized expertise in IP education and skills-based training, the Summer Institute’s introductory courses offer foreign IP attorneys and agents the foundational knowledge of U.S. law and IP practice necessary to excel in our advanced-degree IP programs. Join us this summer, and don’t just study the law – prepare to succeed.

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Summer Institute Courses

Who Should Attend?

International IP attorneys and agents (U.S. JD candidates and graduates are not eligible)

Earn an LLM or MJ in Intellectual Property Law at John Marshall

Students without adequate TOEFL or IELS scores must earn a cumulative GPA of B or better for the two courses offered in the Summer Institute to be accepted in the LLM or MJ in Intellectual Property Law program. Upon acceptance to the LLM or MJ program, the credits of the completed summer courses will count toward the overall 24 credits required for earning the degree.* All students who pass both courses will earn a certificate of completion in the Summer Institute.


Application requirements are detailed on the International Student Admission webpages.

Additional Information

Contact Arthur Yuan at or 312.427.2737 ext. 794.

This information has also been translated for Chinese audiences:

*Upon earning a cumulative GPA of B or better in both courses, you will receive a tuition credit totaling six (6) credit hours when you enroll in the LLM or MJ in IP Law degree program. The credit will be awarded in two semesters.

Center Resources

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