Intellectual Property & Technology Law

The nationally-recognized Marquette University Intellectual Property and Technology Program fosters a rich learning environment dedicated to understanding intellectual property and technology law.

The program is anchored by students who are committed to becoming intellectual property lawyers. Students choose from over 15 different courses in the program, permitting them to develop course sequences tailored to their individual interests.

Students also gain valuable skills through their participation in the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Review, moot court competitions and the Intellectual Property Law Society. With distinguished records of scholarship and real-world experience, full-time faculty members Kali Murray and Bruce Boyden oversee the program. The program is further supported by other full-time faculty members and adjunct faculty consisting of attorneys who are experts in their field.


Full-Time Faculty
Professor Bruce Boyden
Professor Kali Murray

Adjunct Faculty
Professor Garet Galster
Professor David Hanson
Professor Katrina Hull
Professor Jonathon Margolies

Curriculum and Courses

Course descriptions can be found in the online Law School Bulletin.
Please note that not every course is taught each year.


Marquette University Law School publishes the Marquette Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Review, which is one of the leading specialized journals in the fields of Intellectual Property and Technology Law in the Unites States and abroad. Visit the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Review site.

Annual Nies Lecture

Each year, a nationally recognized expert in intellectual property law presents a lecture on a cutting-edge intellectual property law issue. Visit the Annual Nies Lecture archive.

Student Organizations and Activities

Intellectual Property Law Society - The Marquette Intellectual Property Law Society acts as a resource for students interested in IP law, and organizes monthly events featuring distinguished speakers from the local Intellectual Property professional community.

Registered Student Organizations contribute to the vibrant student community at Marquette University Law School. Scroll through our list of organizations to find the one that suits you best and if you are a current student, you can click on the links to get contact information.

Intellectual Property Colloquium Series Intellectual Property Student Awards