Technology and the Law— The Unpredictable Frontier

Intellectual property, privacy, data security, cyber risk—new legal challenges are arising every day as our lives become increasingly dominated by technology. Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law created the focus in Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law for the Master of Laws (LL.M.) to give legal leaders the most advanced knowledge in the tech arena.

Quick Facts


Earn a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from NSU in one or two years after successfully completing 30 academic units.

Delivery Options

LL.M. programs are delivered in hybrid format, with a mix of on-campus and online courses.


Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.

Start Dates

Start the program in August (Fall), January (Winter), or May (Summer).

What You'll Learn

In the Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law track, you can explore the most relevant tech issues in contemporary society, including:

• Advanced Federal Crimes

• Copyright

• Cyber Risk Litigation

• Drafting and Negotiating Intellectual Property Licenses

• E-Discovery, Digital Evidence, and Information

• Franchise Law

• Informational Privacy

• Intellectual Properties

• International Business Transactions

• National Security: Counterterrorism

• Trademark

Learn more about these and other courses in the Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law track.

A Dynamic and Rigorous Curriculum

You may elect to take cross-listed JD courses.

Courses available on campus and online. Most J.D. electives that are not subject to enrollment restrictions will be made available as LL.M. electives.

Consult semester schedules and registration information.

 Select courses that reflect your interests and meet graduation requirements.

Note the prerequisites that are listed as part of the course description.

Failure to have taken prerequisites may result in involuntary withdrawal from a course, with a loss of credits and possible delay of graduation.

One advanced legal writing course is required for the LL.M.

Options include Professional Communications, IP Licensing and Drafting, and Appellate Drafting.

Build a Powerful Network

The NSU Law Mentoring Program offers students and alumni the chance to network with one another on a regular basis. This program gives you a pivotal opportunity to build a lifelong network as you learn from law alumni and local attorneys in the practice field that most interests you.

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Take The Next Steps

If you are ready to make a world of difference—in your career and in society—think of us as your support team. We’ve created a range of well-respected master's degrees that fit into your schedule. Two years from now, you could be driving change in your life and in the wider world. What are you waiting for?

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