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University College Dublin: Intellectual Property & Information Technology

Institution University College Dublin
Department UCD Sutherland School of Law
Telephone +353 1 716 8500
Study type Taught


By combining information technology and intellectual property law together, this programme offers a deeper understanding of the interrelationship between these two topics which have emerged as significant areas in the future development of law. The School has established links with the UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics to promote greater understanding in the information technology area. Members of staff in the Sutherland School of Law have engaged in major research in this area spanning the full range of information technology and intellectual property from internet filtering, data protection to the protection of confidential information.

To understand and think critically about various facets of Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law and their inter-relationship To apply their knowledge and understanding of Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law to real and hypothetical factual situations To conduct independent research and write coherent, well-structured papers.

The aim of this programme is to equip graduates with the knowledge, skills and capacity to work in the area of information technology and intellectual property law, whether domestically or internationally, as a practising lawyer, in-house legal adviser, policy maker or researcher. Companies include Arthur Cox, Slaughter & May.

Several UCD careers events are held throughout the year, including dedicated law careers fairs which are attended by top employers. For specific careers advice, the UCD Sutherland School of Law has a dedicated careers advisor on its academic faculty.


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