We’re pleased to inform you that the Texas A&M University is offering scholarships (covering 50% of the tuition fees) for prospective students from India for its IP Law as well as General LL.M. and M. Jur. programs this year. For further details, please read the announcement below:
Texas A&M University Launches in India in a Big way for its LL.M. and M.Jur. Programs with Offers of Scholarships to Indian Students
The Texas A&M University launches into India in a big way in 2019, announcing scholarships (covering 50% of the tuition fees) for prospective LL.M. and M. Jur. students from India this academic year. The University is also committed to providing conditional TOEFL waivers and processing applications from Indian applicants early this year.
As a Tier 1 research institution and the sixth largest university in the United States, Texas A&M University is widely recognized both within and outside the United States, making our degrees, including graduate law degrees, highly marketable. The University’s IP Law program is nationally ranked in the US.
The University is located in Fort Worth which is a vibrant international business hub and home to more than 20 Fortune 500 companies and top-ranked in job growth, livability and safety as a top 20 “Best Place to Live” by U.S. News and World Report.
Texas A&M LL.M. & M. Jur. Programs
Texas A&M’s graduate law degrees provide rigorous classroom and online instruction, experiential learning, practical drafting skills and a wide range of professional development and networking opportunities to prepare students for global success. Graduate students are immersed in the study of law alongside J.D. students in the classroom and in online learning.
If you’ve ever considered earning your Master of Laws, there is no better place than Texas A&M University School of Law. The school offers two in residence 24-credit LL.M. programs: (a) LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law and (b) General LL.M. The one-year LL.M. program provides a concentrated post-graduate legal study program for practicing lawyers or graduates of foreign or domestic law schools. Students have the option to pursue a thesis or non-thesis LL.M. degree and may be enrolled on either a full-time or part-time basis. The General LL.M. degrees are customizable and designed for students who wish to develop a specialization in a particular area of law, for international students seeking an understanding of U.S. law and procedure, including those who may wish to sit for an eligible Bar Examination in the US. The LL.M. in Intellectual Property is a structured program for lawyers seeking world-class instruction in copyright, trademark, patent, and international IP law. The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property degree is for lawyers i.e. those who have already earned a J.D., LL.B. or comparable law degree. This degree targets practicing attorneys, U.S. law school graduates and international law students, including those wanting to sit for the Texas Bar Examination.
M. Jur. Program
We also offer three in residence 30-credit M. Jur. programs designed for professionals who seek legal education and training but who do not plan to practice law: (a) M. Jur. in Intellectual Property Law and (b) General M. Jur. These 1-2 year programs provide students with an interest in areas such as business, finance, energy, or administration with a solid understanding of the legal issues relevant to their career and prepare them to interact most effectively with lawyers and the legal system. The M.Jur. in Intellectual Property is a structured program for IP professionals seeking world-class instruction in copyright, trademark, patent, and international IP law. Master of Jurisprudence (M.Jur.) in Intellectual Property degree for non-lawyers – the first of its kind in Texas. This degree targets those who do not plan to practice IP law, but whose careers can benefit from IP education. Potential M.Jur. candidates include patent and trademark agents, technology managers, artists, writers, musicians, inventors, scientists, engineers, software developers, marketing specialists, government officials, business executives, public policy experts, journalists, and academics and graduate students in non-law disciplines.
Texas A&M Intellectual Property Graduate Program
In today’s global, information-based economy, it is more important than ever to acquire a sophisticated understanding of different areas of law. Whether you pursue an IP career or one in natural resources, or, own a start-up or are involved in crafting IP or technology policies for your country, our uniquely designed LL.M. and M.Jur. graduate degrees will prepare you for the complex and ever-evolving technology and law landscape.
There are many reasons why one will want to study IP at Texas A&M Law. Our main features include:
- Nationally ranked IP program: Texas A&M Law’s IP program is ranked consistently ranked as a top IP law programs in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.
- World-renowned faculty with 7 full-time IP professors: Learn from leading scholars and practitioners in this specialized area, who will serve as ideal mentors for your IP career. The IP faculty at the law school is internationally most diverse when compared with other US law schools. The seven IP faculty members include Prof. Srividhya Ragavan, a graduate of National Law School of India University (NLS), Bangalore. The other six members are Prof. Peter K. Yu, Prof. Irene Calboli, Prof. Glynn S. Lunney, Jr., Prof. Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Prof. Jeff Slattery and Prof. H. Brian Holland. Several of the faculty including Prof(s). Peter Yu, Irene Calboli and Srividhya Ragavan focus on the trade regime and intellectual property issues involving India, China, Asia and Europe.
- Innovative curriculum with over 20 IP courses: Texas A&M Law offers an expansive curriculum of IP courses, covering a wide array of current topics while providing real-world practical experience.
For more information on the Texas A&M University’s graduate law degrees, the application process or the scholarships, please visit our website. Also, TAMU hopes to be locally present in Bangalore, India through Shōōnya Consultancy Services. Interested candidates may directly call or write to Ananya Gupta from Shōōnya Consultancy Services at:
p: (+91) 7204686355
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