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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’s scholarship concerns law and technology, patent law, and entrepreneurship and business law. His research focuses on the intersection of law, technology, and business, with a particular emphasis on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and platforms.

He is an Ostrom Visiting Scholar at Indiana University, Bloomington. Professor Ebrahim is a recipient of a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship and a Leonardo da Vinci Fellowship research grant from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. He has been a Visiting Associate Professor at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and a Visiting Research Fellow at Bournemouth University in England.

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Book Chapter

  • “Artificial Intelligence in Cyber War & Cyber Peace,” in Cyber Peace: Charting a Path Towards a Sustainable, Stable, and Secure Cyberpeace (Scott J. Shackelford ed., forthcoming 2021).

Law Review Publications

  • “Normative Considerations of Algorithmic Discrimination & Prescritptions for Data Fairness,” 123 West Virginia Law Review (forthcoming 2021) (invited symposium).
  • “Artificial Intelligence Inventions & Patent Dislcosure,” 125 Penn State Law Review (forthcoming 2020).
  • “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) (invited symposium).
  • “Data-Centric Technologies: Patent & Copyright Doctrinal Disruptions,” 43 Nova Law Review (2019) (invited symposium).
  • “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).

Peer Review Publications

  • “Clean & Sustainable Technologies, Business, & Governance,” Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (2020) (faculty-edited, blind peer review).