This Masters Program is offered jointly with the WIPO Academy, the Haifa Center for Law and Technology and the University of Haifa. It covers a year of one academic year from January 25, 2013, to January 24, 2014. (For those exempted from Module I*, the duration is from April 4, 2013 to January 24, 2014.)
The Program offers academic scientists and engineering professionals a comprehensive training for practicing patent law in a global environment. It provides academic training in Intellectual Property and Business Law with advanced practical experience in patents and technology transfer. Lectures are given by leading academics, legal practitioners, intellectual property (IP) experts drawn from various universities and law firms. The program includes:
- Introductory courses in law*
- Introductory courses in IP law
- Advanced courses in patent law
All courses incorporate the theoretical and doctrinal foundations of the legal regime as well as the practical aspects of the particular areas of law.
Upon successful completion of the Program, participants will be awarded a Master degree in Law (M.A.), with specialization in Patent Law, by the University of Haifa on behalf of WIPO.
Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in natural sciences, computer science or any field of engineering.
Registration for this Program is open until February 20, 2013.
Any person fulfilling the above mentioned requirements is invited to send a duly completed application , detailed curriculum vitae, copies of university diplomas and transcripts, and any other appropriate supporting documents to the WIPO Academy at ipHaifa@wipo.int and to Ms. Lily Fabish-Schor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WIPO offers three fellowships for qualified candidates from developing countries, least developed countries and countries with economies in transition. Candidates are expected to have a strong legal background. An excellent knowledge of English is required. The holders of WIPO fellowships would start the program (from Module 2) on April 4, 2013. The WIPO Scholarship covers travel (in economy class); tuition (US$8,900), medical insurance (US$375), accommodation (US$5,810) and food allowance (US$5,000) for the duration of the program.
- Venue - Haifa, Israel
- Language - English
- Duration - Apr 2013-Jan 2014*
- Tuition costs - US$8,900
- Accommodation fees - US$5,810
- Application Form (apply by February 20, 2013)
- Provisional Program