Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law
Our Mission Heading link
Leading the way in intellectual property legal education since 1940, the Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law remains one of the nation’s leading IP and privacy educators. In addition to nationally recognized IP programs, the Center also offers degree specializations in information technology and privacy law.
Intellectual Property, Information & Property Law Conference Heading link
The Annual Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law Conference provides an exceptional opportunity to meet with newsmakers and influencers, to learn and discuss the most exciting and important developments in the field, and to be empowered to help create better laws and policies that promote innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. A mainstay in IP CLE programming, the conference is known for its highly interactive format.
Experiential Opportunities Heading link
Externship opportunities are open to all students in the program who have a JD degree or an equivalent degree. Students are placed with law firms, corporations, and government agencies for the purpose of gaining first-hand experience in intellectual property, information and privacy law. Interested students must contact the Center Director for approval.
Additionally, a number of external internship opportunities are available to UIC Law students interested in focusing their careers in intellectual property, information and privacy law. The Center staff will assist our students in identifying internship opportunities.