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TAMU Law celebrates Black history with historical legal headlines

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 1, 2019 6:45:01 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Dee J. Kelly Law Library, with Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Chairperson Sara Vargas, celebrates Black history with a display featuring the front pages of historical newspapers. Print materials, highlighting important milestones in African American legal history, are also displayed.

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Texas A&M Law Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat speak about Patent Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 25, 2019 1:21:00 PM

The CAP·impact Podcast interviewed Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat about his involvement with the refinement of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) patent review process within the U.S. Patent Office. 

Click here to listen to the podcast interview.

Vishnubhakat is an expert in intellectual property, patent law, civil procedure, administrative law and and economics. 

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TAMU Law professor named National Bellows Scholar

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 22, 2019 3:15:32 PM

Luz Herrera, professor of law and associate dean for experiential education, was named a Bellows Scholar during the annual meeting of the American Association of Law School (AALS) in New Orleans, LA in January. Every two years, scholars engaged in innovative research to "improve the quality of justice in communities, enhance the delivery of legal services and promote economic and social justice" become the focus of information sharing, discussion and critique at the annual AALS Clinical Conference and at annual workshops.

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TAMU Law professor joins Barnes & Thornburg LLP in Dallas

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 17, 2019 5:40:00 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law executive professor, Randy Gordon, joins Barnes & Thornburg LLP as a partner in its Dallas office, reports Law 360, an online resource that provides expert information for legal professionals.

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TAMU Law's BLSA mock trial team advances to finals

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 14, 2019 2:26:49 PM

The Texas A&M University School of Law Black Law Students Association's (BLSA) mock trial team advanced to the national finals. Third-year students Enrica Martey, Sara Vargas, Regina Palmer-Coleman and Shawn Pullum placed second at the southwest region's Candace Baker Mock Trial Competition in New Orleans, LA early January. The team was coached by Doug Greene, a Fort Worth attorney. The national finals will be held in Little Rock, AR in March. 

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TAMU Law professor's book named IPKat's 2018 Book of the Year

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 14, 2019 1:20:20 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Irene Calboli's book, The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives, was selected as IPKat's 2018 Best Trade Mark Book of the Year.

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Topics: irene calboli, intellectual property

TAMU Law Professor delivers plenary address at Annual Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 11, 2019 2:49:02 PM

Professor Peter K. Yu of Texas A&M University School of Law delivered a plenary address at the 9th Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference (APIC) at the Delhi School of Economics in New Delhi, India. Launched at the University of Melbourne and rotating around the Asia-Pacific region, this annual event is one of the premier conferences on innovation in the region. This event was organized by Professor Sunil Kanwar of the Delhi School of Economics. 

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TAMU LAW professor crafts legislation written into law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 20, 2018 12:16:02 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Thomas Mitchell helps craft legislation signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott regarding heirs' property law. The legislation will provide "enhanced" property protections to low- and middle-income families.

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TAMU Law professor Vishnubhakat awarded 2019 PESCA grant

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 17, 2018 1:15:00 PM

The Texas A&M University Division of Research has awarded Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat a 2019 PESCA Grant of $10,000.  Vishnubhakat received the grant through a competitive peer-review process.

The Division of Research funds the PESCA Grant Program to support significant research and scholarly projects that have the potential to lead to the awarding of external funding by agencies and endowments such as major federal research funding agencies, national endowments, institutes, foundations and councils.

Texas A&M University School of Law Dean Bobby Ahdieh comments, "At a university renowned for its strengths in science and technology, this recognition of Professor Vishnubhakat reflects the deeply interdisciplinary thinking of the Texas A&M School of Law faculty. Further, it bespeaks the scholarship with impact that has been a hallmark of our law school and its contributions.

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Thank you TAMU Law partners

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 11, 2018 5:14:58 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law would like to thank its partners who helped faculty and staff team-build and celebrate the holidays at the law school's holiday party this month.

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About Texas A&M School of Law

Texas A&M School of Law is an American Bar Association-accredited institution located in downtown Fort Worth. In 2013, the law school acquired Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Since integrating with Texas A&M five years ago, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory by dramatically increasing entering class credentials, adding nine clinics and six global field study destinations, increasing the depth and breadth of its career services, student services, academic support and admissions functions and hiring twenty-six new faculty members.

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About Texas A&M University

Texas A&M, established in 1876 as the first public university in Texas, is one of the nation’s largest universities with more than 66,000 students and more than 440,000 living alumni residing in over 150 countries around the world. A tier-one university, Texas A&M holds the rare triple land-, sea- and space-grant designation. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world.

About Research at Texas A&M University: As one of the world's leading research institutions, Texas A&M is at the forefront in making significant contributions to scholarship and discovery, including that of science and technology. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M ranked in the top 20 of the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development survey (2016), based on expenditures of more than $892.7 million in fiscal year 2016. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world. To learn more, visit http://research.tamu.edu.