Best Intellectual Property (IP/Patent Law) Schools in the World

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Below is a list of best universities in the World ranked based on their research performance in Intellectual Property and Patent Law. A graph of 1.8B citations received by 83.2M academic papers made by 483 universities in the World was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of California - Berkeley

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
61%
Average Aid
$21,406
Enrollment
45,036

2. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
20%
Receiving Aid
70%
Average Aid
$16,326
Enrollment
50,278

3. University of Chicago

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$33,727

4. Yale University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,605

5. Stanford University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$14,402

6. Columbia University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$12,411

7. University of California - Los Angeles

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
11%
Receiving Aid
56%
Average Aid
$17,592
Enrollment
46,116

8. Boston University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,852

9. George Washington University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$31,240

10. University of Oxford

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#1 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
18%
Founded
1096

11. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
4%
Net Price
$30,958
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$32,562

12. University of Toronto

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#1 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
95,055
Founded
1827

13. Duke University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1513
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,297

14. American University in Washington

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$28,622

15. University of Pennsylvania

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$14,578

16. New York University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$50,991

17. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
82%

18. Queensland University of Technology

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#1 in Oceania
#1 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
77%
Founded
1989

19. York University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#2 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
53,000
Founded
1959

20. University of Maryland - College Park

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
68%

21. Catholic University of Leuven

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#2 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

22. London School of Economics and Political Science

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#3 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
9%
Founded
1895

23. University of Alberta

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#3 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
58%
Founded
1908

24. University of Colorado Boulder

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
65%

25. Harvard University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$13,910

26. University of Cambridge

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#4 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
1209

27. George Mason University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
79%

28. Georgia Institute of Technology

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
72%

29. University of Arizona

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

30. Mitchell Hamline School of Law

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
1,220
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
2015

31. University of Melbourne

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#2 in Oceania
#2 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1853

32. Queen Mary University of London

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#5 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
44%
Founded
1989

33. Australian National University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#3 in Oceania
#3 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1946

34. University of Ottawa

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#4 in Canada
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848

35. Indiana University - Bloomington

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
79%

36. National University of Singapore

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#1 in Asia
#1 in Singapore
Enrollment
30,098
Founded
1905

37. Dublin Institute of Technology

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#6 in Europe
#1 in Ireland
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1992

38. Carnegie Mellon University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
14%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$37,450

39. University of Washington - Seattle

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
53%
Receiving Aid
54%
Average Aid
$15,895
Enrollment
52,434

40. Cornell University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,262

41. Princeton University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,908

42. Vanderbilt University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$27,553

43. Maastricht University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#7 in Europe
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1976

44. Santa Clara University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1410
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$48,469

45. University of Pittsburgh

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
78%

46. Michigan State University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
72%

47. Fordham University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$37,583

48. King's College London

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#8 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1829

49. Iowa State University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1207
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
93%

50. Washington University in St Louis

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,298

51. Georgetown University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$23,049

52. University of Southern California

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,021

53. University of St. Gallen

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#9 in Europe
Enrollment
7,666

54. Illinois Institute of Technology

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$26,789

55. Chinese University of Hong Kong

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#2 in Asia
#1 in China
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1963

56. New York Law School

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
1,130
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1891

57. Boston College

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$30,159

58. University of Helsinki

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#10 in Europe
#1 in Finland
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
31,312
Founded
1640

59. University of Connecticut

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
82%

60. Macquarie University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#4 in Oceania
#4 in Australia
Enrollment
38,747
Founded
1964

61. Utrecht University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#11 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1636

62. Pennsylvania State University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

63. University of Amsterdam

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#12 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

64. Simon Fraser University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#5 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
59%
Founded
1965

65. Marquette University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$33,566

66. City University of Hong Kong

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#3 in Asia
#2 in China
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1984

67. University of Nottingham

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#13 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1948

68. Case Western Reserve University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1470
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$38,166

69. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
85%

70. Erasmus University Rotterdam

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#14 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
53%
Founded
1913

71. University of California - Irvine

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
29%
Receiving Aid
79%
Average Aid
$16,868
Enrollment
36,505

72. University of California - Davis

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
49%
Receiving Aid
65%
Average Aid
$17,628
Enrollment
40,050

73. University of Sussex

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#15 in Europe
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

74. University of Bologna

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#16 in Europe
#1 in Italy
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

75. University of South Australia

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#5 in Oceania
#5 in Australia
Founded
1991

76. University of Tokyo

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#4 in Asia
#1 in Japan
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
28,133
Founded
1877

77. Texas A&M University - College Station

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
78%

78. University of British Columbia

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#6 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
59,659
Founded
1908

79. McGill University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#7 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
40,036
Founded
1821

80. Technical University of Munich

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#17 in Europe
#1 in Germany
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

81. Eindhoven University of Technology

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#18 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1956

82. University of Wollongong

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#6 in Oceania
#6 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
31,313
Founded
1975

83. Carlos III University, Madrid

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#19 in Europe
#1 in Spain
Acceptance Rate
27%
Founded
1989

84. Loyola Marymount University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$40,180

85. University of Glasgow

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#20 in Europe
Founded
1451

86. Lund University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#21 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

87. College of William and Mary

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
58%

88. Brigham Young University - Provo

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$13,432

89. Tsinghua University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#5 in Asia
#3 in China
Enrollment
48,739
Founded
1911

90. University of New South Wales

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#7 in Oceania
#7 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1949

91. University of Virginia

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
34
Receiving Aid
63%

92. University of Manchester

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#22 in Europe
Founded
1824

93. Copenhagen Business School

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#23 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
Acceptance Rate
45%
Founded
1917

94. University of Edinburgh

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#24 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
51%
Founded
1583

95. Emory University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$28,367

96. University of Texas at Austin

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
29%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
71%

97. University of Zurich

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#25 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

98. University of New Mexico

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
97%
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$7,531

99. Singapore Management University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

#6 in Asia
#2 in Singapore
Acceptance Rate
49%
Enrollment
9,697
Founded
2000

100. Southern Methodist University

For Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Acceptance Rate
53%
Average SAT
1425
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$41,986