LL.M. in Technology / Information Technology (IT) Law

LL.M. in Technology / Information Technology (IT) Law

An LL.M. in Information Technology (IT) or Technology Law can be a great choice for many people, especially those who want to leverage their strong technical skills to open up a new, promising law practice area.

Information Technology—often shortened to just "IT"—is increasingly governed by a range of complex laws and regulations. The rise of the internet and the ubiquity of computers have virtually assured that there are is a lot of work for LL.M. graduates specializing in cyberlaw. Emerging topics like digital currencies such as bitcoin, the rise of 'fake news,' and blockchain mean that lawyers who work in the technology space must keep up-to-date on all the current regulations surrounding IT law. 

Technology-centric LL.M. programs will cover many aspects important to laws in the information age. Required courses might cover topics...

An LL.M. in Information Technology (IT) or Technology Law can be a great choice for many people, especially those who want to leverage their strong technical skills to open up a new, promising law practice area.

Information Technology—often shortened to just "IT"—is increasingly governed by a range of complex laws and regulations. The rise of the internet and the ubiquity of computers have virtually assured that there are is a lot of work for LL.M. graduates specializing in cyberlaw. Emerging topics like digital currencies such as bitcoin, the rise of 'fake news,' and blockchain mean that lawyers who work in the technology space must keep up-to-date on all the current regulations surrounding IT law. 

Technology-centric LL.M. programs will cover many aspects important to laws in the information age. Required courses might cover topics like the governance of the internet and intellectual property (IP) law, for example. Often, LL.M. students will also have the opportunity to take electives which will allow them to delve into specific areas of cyberlaw and related fields, such as media law, electronic transactions / e-commerce, and trade law, for example.

These IT-oriented LL.M. programs may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis; and some schools may even offer their curriculum in an online degree format. 

Those who graduate with an Information Technology LL.M. program have the opportunity to pursue a range of careers in the space, from working in IP law in a law firm, to startup consulting and even working as part of a technology regulatory organization.

See below for a complete list of law schools offering LL.M. programs in Technology or IT Law.

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New York City, New York 2057 Followers 1573 Discussions

Full-Time: Traditional LL.M., LL.M. Competition, Innovation and Information Law, LL.M. Corporation Law, LL.M. Environmental and Energy Law, LL.M. Inter... more…

Distance Learning: Executive LL.M. in Tax more…

By Research: LL.M. Legal Theory more…

Dual Degree: J.D. / LL.M. in Taxation, J.D. / LL.M. in International Law, LLB / LL.M. Program with National University Singapore (NUS), J.D. / LL.M. Prog... more…

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London, United Kingdom 748 Followers 908 Discussions

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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Berkeley, California 1216 Followers 570 Discussions
Berkeley Law Berkeley Law is one of the top law schools in the U.S. Berkeley Law offers 3 ways to earn the LL.M. degree: - the traditional track, a 9-month academic year program; - the thesis track, a 9-month academic year program that includes an in-depth research project (a thesis); - the Executive LL.M. - Option A, one on-campus summer semester bookended by 2 semesters of online study (spring and fall); and - the Executive LL.M. - Option B, completed over 2 consecutive on-campus summers.

Full-Time: LL.M. Traditional Track, LL.M. Professional Track, LL.M. Hybrid Option, LL.M. Thesis Track, J.S.D. more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. Hybrid Option more…

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 840 Followers 478 Discussions

Full-Time: LL.M., LLCM (Masters in Comparative Law), Master in Law more…

Part-Time: U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy Certificate Program, Compliance Certificate Program, Regulatory Analysis and Decision-Making Certificate Pro... more…

By Research: SJD Program more…

Dual Degree: LL.M. / MFS (Master's in International Finance and Law), JD / LL.M. more…

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London, United Kingdom 735 Followers 909 Discussions
KCL Internationally renowned and research-led, The Dickson Poon School of Law. King's College London enjoys a distinguished reputation for sustained excellence and its graduates are respected and sought-after throughout the world. Designed to meet the ambitions and career development of a diverse range of highly qualified graduate students and practising professionals, our LLM is a respected and desirable academic qualification.

Full-Time: Master of Laws LLM, Competition Law LLM, European Law LLM, Intellectual Property & Information Law LLM, International Business Law LLM more…

Distance Learning: International Financial and Commercial Law LLM, International Corporate and Commercial Law LLM more…

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Toronto, Canada 236 Followers 138 Discussions
UofT The University of Toronto Faculty of Law offers one of the world's outstanding legal educations. To be a student at our prestigious law school is to join a lively intellectual community of the finest law teachers and scholars. Our graduate programs inspire students to think broadly and deeply about the law, prepare them to excel in the fields of their choice, and provide them with competitive opportunities that only a top-ranked school can offer.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Business Law, LL.M. in Criminal Law, LL.M. in Legal Theory, LL.M. in Health Law, Ethics and Policy, Global Professional LL.M. in Bu... more…

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Leiden, Netherlands 577 Followers 492 Discussions
Leiden Leiden Law School is the oldest and one of the largest law schools in the Netherlands. During its history Leiden University has continuously managed to maintain its reputation in excellence by combining the highest level of academic teaching with that of acclaimed innovative and creative research.

Full-Time: Air and Space Law (Advanced LL.M.), Comparative Criminal Justice (LL.M.), European and International Business Law (Advanced LL.M.), European... more…

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Los Angeles, California 330 Followers 226 Discussions
USC Gould The Master of Laws (LLM) degree at USC Gould focuses on the U.S. legal system for students trained in law outside the U.S. The comprehensive curriculum provides foundational skills that are immediately applicable to global legal practice and leadership. USC Gould also offers specialized LLM degrees in International Business and Economics Law, Privacy Law and Cybersecurity, and Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as master's degrees for students without 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 Laws (LLM) in Pr... 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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