Experience the world of intellectual property

Gain practical insights into how major global players deal with intellectual property issues every day. Develop strategies for transacting intellectual property across borders and legal systems and hone your negotiation skills under the guidance of experienced practitioners—all at Germany's top law school.

Intriguing questions

  • What are the differences between patent, trademark and copyright licenses?
  • What are the major provisions of a license agreement that parties must evaluate and negotiate?
  • What approach and strategy should one use to negotiate such an agreement?
  • What kind of challenges do licensing negotiations face every day?
  • How do companies like Google deal with IP issues?

Find the answers to these and more interesting questions in the Bucerius/UC Hastings Summer Program: Licensing Transactions in Intellectual Property!

Practical insights from major industry players

Learn how Airbus and Google manage their IP policies in two exciting on-site workshops.
 

Negotiation training by experienced practitioners

Perfect your negotiation skills during a two-day simulation of a licensing negotiation.
 

Expertise from the US, the EU and WIPO

Benefit from the transnational and global perspectives of three unique partners.

Three top-notch partners


This program is a joint undertaking of the Bucerius Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy and UC Hastings College of the Law and is offered in partnership with the World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO. Established in 1967 with the mission of encouraging creative activity and promoting the protection of intellectual property throughout the world, WIPO is a self-funding agency of the United Nations.

Fact Sheet

Course DatesJune 29 - July 17, 2020
Application DeadlineMarch 1 (Early Bird)
April 15 (Final)
LanguageEnglish
Tuition FeeEUR 1.900
Places30
AudienceAdvanced Law Students / Young Professionals
PrerequisitesPrior coursework in or professional experience with IP

What participants say

Leticia

Explore cross-border practice with those who encounter it each day

"The program has been an amazing experience. We have learned about how the US and European legal systems interact with each other and what to watch for when you're performing transactions that involve both jurisdictions. It's amazing to work with practitioners—it's like having an open book of what is actually practiced."
Leticia, Dominican Republic
Jay

Develop tools that you can employ in your own legal practice

"From the thought-provoking lectures of notable industry experts to the vigorous negotiation trainings, and even the extraordinary selection of international students with different legal backgrounds, my Bucerius learning experience was so much more than I expected—it equipped me with the valuable tools I need as an IP lawyer in today's environment."
Jay, United States
Rukaiyah

Gain legal knowledge, build people skills and establish a global network

"I would highly recommend this program to anyone looking to really challenge their capabilities—theoretically, socially and practically. By the end of the program, I can confidently say that I walked away with not only new legal knowledge but people skills and a global network too."
Rukaiyah, Australia

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