Notre Dame expands Patent Law offerings and locations




Notre Dame’s MS in Patent Law (MSPL) prepares scientists and engineers to help inventors get patents.

The MSPL is a one-academic-year program, at Notre Dame’s campus in South Bend, IN. We prepare our students for practice as patent agents, through a curriculum of hands-on, practical learning. Candidates must be Patent Bar eligible, which means they have a science or engineering background.

If the MS in Patent Law is an option for you, make sure your completed application* is submitted by December 15, 2013! All students who submit complete applications by that date, and who then join the MSPL’s 2014-2015 cohort, will receive a $2000 discount on their tuition!

We are also excited to announce that we are expanding our offerings and our locations to better serve more students! Starting in the 2014-2015 academic year, Notre Dame will offer a Certificate in Patent Prosecution at our Chicago campus.

Notre Dame will continue to offer the MS in Patent Law at our campus in South Bend, IN.

Faculty from the Certificate and MS program will be available at both events, to talk with you about career options in patent law (have you ever heard of a patent agent?). Of course, food and beverages will be available at both events, too!

Chicago Open House

Date: November 7, 2013
Time: 5:30-7:00 PM Central time
Location: 224 S. Michigan Ave.*
Suite 250, Mezzanine Level
Chicago, IL

*224 S. Michigan is the building formerly known as the Santa Fe building, located right across the street from the Art Institute.

RSVP for the Chicago Open House here

Notre Dame Campus Open House

Date: November 11, 2013
Time: 6:00-7:00pm Eastern time
Location: Innovation Park*
1400 E. Angela Blvd.
South Bend, IN

*Across the street from the Compton Ice Arena

RSVP for the Notre Dame Campus Open House here



*Completed applications, for the purposes of consideration for the tuition discount, include informal transcripts, GRE/LSAT scores, and all required personal statements. (Previously this incorrectly stated that the tuition discount was not applicable to the Chicago certificate program; we regret the error.)

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