Now Accepting LL.M. Applications

February 27, 2012

The University of Colorado Law School is currently accepting applications for multiple LL.M. programs for the 2012-2013 academic year. Available areas of study are in Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Natural Resources Law. Please read on for more details about each program.

The application deadline is April 1, 2012. 

Why an LL.M. in Entrepreneurship at Colorado Law?

  • A Trailblazing Program: We have one of the only programs of its kind in the nation. See our mention in the Wall Street Journal.
  • Connect to One of America's Startup Capitals: Boulder is one of America's epicenters of entrepreneurship, hailed by The New York Times as "A Magnet for High-Tech Startups".  Colorado Law and the Silicon Flatirons Center's Entrepreneurship Initiative places LL.M students in the middle of the Front Range's startup activity. 
  • Outstanding Curriculum: Our curriculum focus on critical aspects of transactional practice such as intellectual property, securities, deals, and general corporate law. Expert faculty teach entrepreneurial building blocks and offer advanced courses such as legal negotiation and venture capital. 
Want to hear more? Email Brad Bernthal, Director of the LL.M. Program in Entrepreneurial Law
Why an LL.M. in Intellectual Property at Colorado Law?
  • The First Place for Technology and the Law: The Silicon Flatirons Center boasts the premier conference on technology legislation, The Digital Broadband Migration Conference, and is a leader on issues dealing with technology and regulation
  • Proximity to High Technology Firms: According to TechAmerica, Metro Denver has the third highest concentration of IT professionals in the country. 
  • Leaders on Cyber Security and Internet Privacy:   Our faculty are pioneers in the intersection of the law and internet privacy. See information on our 2011 conference, "The Economics of Privacy."
  • The Right Time: Rapid advances in the fields of technology, science, and health care make now the perfect time to focus on technology and intellectual property law and policy. With tightening budgets, companies are focusing on protecting the intellectual property they have more than ever before.

Want to hear more? Email Paul Ohm, Director of the LL.M. Program in Intellectual Property Law

Why an LL.M. in Natural Resources at Colorado Law?

  • World-Renowned Faculty:  Students in this program will have access to some of the leading thinkers in this field, including Charles Wilkinson, William Boyd, and Mark Squillace.
  • National Reputation: Ranked consistently among the very best in the country, Colorado Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Program is one of the strongest and deepest of its kind. In 2011, US News ranked Colorado Law #5 for its program in environmental law.
  • The Perfect Place for Environmental Law: Nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the Law School is ideally situated for the advanced study of natural resources law. Vast tracts of local, state, and federal public lands are literally at our doorstep, and the region is home to rich and diverse wildlife. Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region also boast some of the largest reserves of conventional mineral resources, in addition to abundant renewable energy resources, such as wind and solar.
Want to hear more? Email Mark Squillace, Director of the LL.M. Program in Natural Resources Law