Suffolk Law boasts the lion's share of Massachusetts' patent law partners working at the largest firms with a total of 93, according to a recent study. Our closest competitor, Harvard, has 34 percent fewer partners. In the Bay State, Suffolk Law has five times as many graduates with a PhD than any other school. Individuals with advanced hard-science backgrounds are attracted to our exhaustive menu of IP course offerings, real-world IP skills approach, and world-class IP faculty. Our nationally-ranked evening program facilitates the pursuit of a law degree with a focus on IP for those students who continue to work in the technology and medical sectors. This unique combination has led to -- and continues to lead to -- stand out IP careers.
Our Patent Law Specialization is an intensive course of study within the IP Concentration. It is for students with a comprehensive science and/or engineering background who intend to become a patent attorney.