We're Closing the IP Education Gap

In today’s knowledge economy, innovations protected through intellectual property (IP) are now the principal driver of corporate value and national economic growth.

Yet despite its economic importance, few colleges, universities, K-12 institutions, or educational programs offer curriculum on the fundamentals of IP.

The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Michelson IP) addresses critical gaps in intellectual property education. With insights from leading IP specialists, we design, test, and share a comprehensive collection of IP education offerings for the next generation of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs – all at no cost.

Our world-class IP education toolkit covers the fundamentals of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and more:

Interactive Textbook

Undergraduate Curriculum

Animated Video Series

Self-Paced Online Course

The Michelson 20MM Foundation

The Michelson 20MM Foundation supports and invests in leading edge entrepreneurs, technologies, models and initiatives with the potential to improve postsecondary access, affordability, and efficacy.