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Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

Associate Professor of Law

  • J.D., Northwestern University
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University
  • LL.M., University of Houston Law Center
  • Graduate Entrepreneurship Certificate, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering (High Honors), University of Texas at Austin
225 Cedar Street
(619) 515-1561
Patent Law, Patent Litigation & Strategy, Cyberlaw & Cybersecurity, Transactional Intellectual Property, Business Law, Entrepreneurship Law & Ethics, Property I, Property II

Professor Ebrahim writes, teaches, and consults in the areas of patent law, entrepreneurship, and law and technology. His primary scholarship focuses on intellectual property and information law issues of artificial intelligence, data science, and cybersecurity.

He was a Visiting Scholar at UCLA School of Law in Fall 2019 and is an Ostrom Visiting Scholar at Indiana University, Bloomington in 2019-2020. Professor Ebrahim is a recipient of a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School and a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for the Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Program. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at Bournemouth University’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management in England and is a registered U.S. patent attorney.

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Law Review Articles

  • Computational Experimentation, 21 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law (2019).
  • Automation & Predictive Analytics in Patent Prosecution: USPTO Implications & Policy, 35 Georgia State University Law Review (2019).
  • 3D Bioprinting Patentable Subject Matter Boundaries, 41 Seattle University Law Review 1 (2017).
  • Trademarks & Brands in 3D Printing, 17 Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law 1 (2016).
  • 3D Printing: Digital Infringement and Digital Regulation, 14 Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property 37 (2016).

Other Publications

  • Clean & Sustainable Technologies, Business, & Governance, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (2020).
  • Data-Centric Technologies: Patent & Copyright Doctrinal Disruptions, 43 Nova Law Review (2019).