LL.M. in Media Law / Entertainment Law

LL.M. in Media Law / Entertainment Law

An LL.M. in Media / Entertainment Law can go a long way towards a successful career in the media industry. Indeed, by design, these industries need legal expertise, perhaps more than many other fields, in that they can be quite complex. Also, with the rise of the internet streaming and platforms like Netflix, iTunes, and Hulu, many new emerging legal issues are coming to the surface. 

In fact, an LL.M. in Entertainment or Media Law can help students understand many of the legal issues involved in these industries, from contracts to intellectual property law and dispute resolution, among others. These topics can apply to many parts of the media and entertainment fields, from the motion picture industry to music and performing arts. Some law schools also offer specialized LL.M. degrees in specific parts of the entertainment industry, for example LL.M.s in Sports...

An LL.M. in Media / Entertainment Law can go a long way towards a successful career in the media industry. Indeed, by design, these industries need legal expertise, perhaps more than many other fields, in that they can be quite complex. Also, with the rise of the internet streaming and platforms like Netflix, iTunes, and Hulu, many new emerging legal issues are coming to the surface. 

In fact, an LL.M. in Entertainment or Media Law can help students understand many of the legal issues involved in these industries, from contracts to intellectual property law and dispute resolution, among others. These topics can apply to many parts of the media and entertainment fields, from the motion picture industry to music and performing arts. Some law schools also offer specialized LL.M. degrees in specific parts of the entertainment industry, for example LL.M.s in Sports Law,  or LL.M.s in Arts Law.

In any case, most LL.M. programs in Media / Entertainment Law will include coverage of topics like intellectual property (IP) law, contracts, negotiation, and copyright / trademark law. Electives in an Entertainment Law LL.M. might include immigration law, tax strategies, torts, and litigation, among others.

Many students opt to pursue their LL.M.s in Entertainment or Media Law in a location that's well-known in the fields, such as Los Angeles or London. However, these programs can be found all over the world.

Those who graduate with an LL.M in Media or Entertainment Law might go on to careers in law firms that handle large media clients, for example, or they might provide consulting services to performers in the fields. 

See a complete list of Media and Entertainment Law LL.M.s below.

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London, United Kingdom 736 Followers 778 Discussions
QMUL Queen Mary, University of London’s School of Law, internationally renowned by academics and practitioners as offering a first class LLM Programme with 21 different specialisms. Staff have substantial practical legal work and world leading research experience. Along with the expertise of high profile Judges, practitioners, Business Leaders and distinguished Visiting Academic Fellows, Queen Mary can offer you an academically challenging and relevant LLM in a friendly and supportive environment.

Full-Time: LL.M. (Master of Laws), LL.M. in Art, Business and Law, LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law, LL.M. in Co... more…

Part-Time: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Postgraduate Diploma (Flexible Study) Laws more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. in Computer and Communications Law, LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution, Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and Communications Law... more…

By Research: MA in Law by Research, PhD more…

Dual Degree: Sorbonne Law School - Queen Mary University of London Double LL.M., Dual LL.M. in Commercial Law more…

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London, United Kingdom 583 Followers 857 Discussions
LSE The Executive LLM programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science is one of the most innovative and intellectually exciting of LLM programmes offered in Europe today. It makes available the highest quality postgraduate education, taught by many of the leading academics in the UK, to individuals in full-time employment who cannot take a year-long break from work. The programme offers modules in a broad range of fields including arbitration, human rights and more.

Full-Time: LL.M. Master of Laws, LL.M. Banking Law and Financial Regulation, LL.M. Competition, Innovation and Trade Law, LL.M. Corporate and/or Commer... more…

Part-Time: Executive LL.M. more…

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London, United Kingdom 153 Followers 148 Discussions
University of London - LL.M. Programme Our world-class, flexible LLM is designed to meet a diverse range of needs and can be studied anywhere in the world. With over 30 specialisations and 60 courses, you can either build a broad range of skills or specialise in a specific field, such as public law for government or human rights law for NGOs.

Distance Learning: LL.M., LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law, LL.M. in Common Law, LL.M. in Comparative and Foreign Law, L... more…

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Berlin, Germany 51 Followers 22 Discussions

Full-Time: Deutsches und Europäisches Recht und Rechtspraxis (LL.M.), Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Law and Media Law, LL.M. in Inter... more…

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Los Angeles, California 280 Followers 210 Discussions
USC Gould The LLM degree at USC Gould is a master's degree for students trained in law outside the U.S. The program introduces outstanding foreign lawyers to American law and the U.S. legal system and prepares them for leadership roles in the global market. USC Gould also offers specialized degrees in Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Business and Economics Law, as well as online degrees and certificates for students who do not have prior legal education.

Full-Time: Master of Laws (LL.M.), Two-Year Extended LL.M., Master of Laws in Alternative Dispute Resolution (LL.M. in ADR), Master of Dispute Resoluti... more…

Distance Learning: Master of Laws (LL.M.), Online Master of Studies in Law (MSL), Online Certificates in Business Law, Compliance, Entertainment Law & Industry... more…

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Miami, Florida 126 Followers 94 Discussions
Miami Law With 150 LL.M. students from more than 33 countries in our programs on average each year, University of Miami is at the forefront in training legal professionals. Students can take a General LL.M. or specialize in International Arbitration, Tax, Real Estate, Entertainment & Sports, while having the opportunity to earn a J.D. + LL.M. program and/or take a U.S. Bar Exam, including New York. More than 17,000 University of Miami law alumni practice in the U.S. and in nearly ninety countries.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, LL.M. in Estate Planning, LL.M. in International Arbitration, LL.M. in International Law: Gener... more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. in Real Estate / Property Development, LL.M. in Taxation of Cross-Border Investment more…

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Saarbrücken, Germany 110 Followers 68 Discussions
Europa-Institut The Europa-Institut offers a one-year Master's program (Master of Laws, LL.M.) in European and international law with possible specializations in European Economic Law, Foreign Trade and Investment, International Dispute Resolution and European and International Protection of Human Rights. Each year, 75 students from all over the world come to the Europa-Institut, where highly qualified lecturers prepare them for the specific demands of the European and international job market.

Full-Time: LL.M. in European and International Law more…

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Charlottesville, Virginia 181 Followers 195 Discussions
Virginia (UVA) Law Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University of Virginia School of Law is consistently ranked among the top-10 law schools in the U.S. Virginia's LL.M. program provides an American legal education to lawyers who have obtained their first law degree in their home countries. Through a highly selective program of fewer than 50 students, the Law School's LL.M. candidates take classes alongside J.D. students, allowing participants to fully engage in the community and plan their own courses.

Full-Time: General LL.M. more…

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