Lowell E. Baier Hall/IU Maurer School of Law
Ranked annually among the strongest Intellectual Programs in the country and unique in the Midwest, the Center for Intellectual Property Research trains students passionate about innovation and creativity, who seek an immersive experience in all aspects of intellectual property law including patent, trademark and unfair competition, copyright, Name Image and Likeness (NIL), design and information policy.
In a rapidly evolving technological world, the intersection of IP and technology has become a critical area of legal focus and study. The Center’s comprehensive curriculum, a facet of Maurer's Law & Technology Program, features two dozen courses, colloquia, and seminars in all areas of intellectual property and information policy.
Learn more about the available intellectual property courses here.
"The Center for Intellectual Property Research is an IP gem. The program is unique and has dedicated faculty and staff who truly look out for and care about the success of their students." - Maame Yaa Bosuo Norman '24
Founded in 2010 at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, the Center for Intellectual Property Research’s mission is to promote the development of a vibrant community of intellectual property students, law scholars, and professionals. Our faculty are nationally recognized, with years of experience and they provide students with a highly personalized, collaborative learning experience. The IP-specific curriculum is both innovative and comprehensive. While at Maurer, students can participate in a variety of activities to prepare them for their career in Intellectual Property.
Learn more about all the student experience here.