Study abroad LMU or TUM? Future IP LLM application


Hi all,

I'm a senior at the top-ranked law school in Chile (and Latinamerica according QS), and i'm thinking of applying for a IP LLM program in the forthcoming future (my plan is to get 1 year full-time work experience before applying).

My goal is to have a competitive resume to apply for a top IP LLM program. In order to do so, I'm currently getting a double-minor in innovation and entrepreneurship management, writing my final research paper on IP and hoping to get into a summer program in IP. Also, i think i could have a good shot at working for the Chilean IP agency in the future.

What brings me here is the following: In my last semester i'm going to do a study abroad semester (I already did one at Northwestern University last year). What I'm looking for here is to take classes in innovation and entrepreneurship, in order to get an "insider perspective" on the innovation subject -to grasp how "potential clients" think-.

The problem is that I'm currently undecided between two German universities: LMU Munich and TUM.
What i'm wondering is if it will make a big difference to apply to one or the other. Both are great schools, and although LMU is naturally more well-knowned within legal practitioners, seems like TUM is more focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. Would this give me an extra edge while applying for an IP LLM in the future?

I would appreciate your take on this. Thanks!

Hi all,

I'm a senior at the top-ranked law school in Chile (and Latinamerica according QS), and i'm thinking of applying for a IP LLM program in the forthcoming future (my plan is to get 1 year full-time work experience before applying).

My goal is to have a competitive resume to apply for a top IP LLM program. In order to do so, I'm currently getting a double-minor in innovation and entrepreneurship management, writing my final research paper on IP and hoping to get into a summer program in IP. Also, i think i could have a good shot at working for the Chilean IP agency in the future.

What brings me here is the following: In my last semester i'm going to do a study abroad semester (I already did one at Northwestern University last year). What I'm looking for here is to take classes in innovation and entrepreneurship, in order to get an "insider perspective" on the innovation subject -to grasp how "potential clients" think-.

The problem is that I'm currently undecided between two German universities: LMU Munich and TUM.
What i'm wondering is if it will make a big difference to apply to one or the other. Both are great schools, and although LMU is naturally more well-knowned within legal practitioners, seems like TUM is more focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. Would this give me an extra edge while applying for an IP LLM in the future?

I would appreciate your take on this. Thanks!
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TUM is part of the MIPLC (www.miplc.de). That program only accepts applicants that have at least 1 year of work experience.

LMU has an IP program?

TUM is part of the MIPLC (www.miplc.de). That program only accepts applicants that have at least 1 year of work experience.

LMU has an IP program?

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I would definitely go for LMU.
TUM does not have a law faculty as it is a technical university. They might have a small number of law courses but these are only designed for students of other faculties who are required to acquire a basic knowledge of law.
LMU, however, is renowned for its excellent law faculty.
If you speak to a German lawyer, he is not very likely to consider the TUM courses as originary law courses.

I would definitely go for LMU.
TUM does not have a law faculty as it is a technical university. They might have a small number of law courses but these are only designed for students of other faculties who are required to acquire a basic knowledge of law.
LMU, however, is renowned for its excellent law faculty.
If you speak to a German lawyer, he is not very likely to consider the TUM courses as originary law courses.
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The LLM of TUM is offerend jointly with the Max Planck Institute, that is very well known in the IP law enviroment.

LMU has a good reputation, but I have not found information about an IP program there. Maybe it has a "general" LLM with some courses in IP law?

The LLM of TUM is offerend jointly with the Max Planck Institute, that is very well known in the IP law enviroment.

LMU has a good reputation, but I have not found information about an IP program there. Maybe it has a "general" LLM with some courses in IP law?
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