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Texas A&M School of Law teams up with entrepreneurs & startups in DFW

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 3, 2019 1:23:22 PM

In November, Texas A&M University School of Law and its Center for Law and Intellectual Property (CLIP) proudly hosted, or participated in, a number of events showcasing the fast-growing entrepreneur communities in Fort Worth and Dallas.

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TAMU Law hosts the Supreme Court of Texas

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Justices hear oral arguments on two cases before an audience of school faculty and students.

“May it please the Court,” began the oral argument of the first attorney presenting to the Supreme Court of Texas, convened in a packed auditorium at the Texas A&M University School of Law during the morning of October 10.  At issue before the Court were two cases: the first - William Brewer v. Lennox Health Products ( case 18-0426 ), involving a sanctioning of an attorney; and the second - In re: Murrin Brothers ( case 18-0737 ), which covered how organizations are represented when their owners are in conflict.
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TAMU Law alumna Spencer Mainka joins Pham Harrison LLP

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 3, 2019 11:07:00 AM

Texas A&M University School of Law alumna, Spencer Mainka '19, joins Pham Harrison LLP as an associate. She served as the business editor for the Texas A&M Journal of Property Law and a board member for the Employment and Labor Law Student Association.

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TAMU Law Dean details Hispanic Heritage Month observances at TAMU Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 3, 2019 11:04:00 AM

Dean Robert B. Ahdieh addresses Texas A&M School of Law students, faculty and staff regarding activities during Hispanic Heritage Month.

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TAMU Law students travel to the Rio Grande Valley to perform pro bono work

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 3, 2019 11:04:00 AM
Texas A&M University School of Law students, faculty and staff traveled to the Rio Grande Valley in February to develop a better understanding of the border region, one of the fastest growing regions in Texas, according to Professor and Associate Dean for Experiential Education Luz Herrera. Herrera leads the law school's clinical legal education efforts and works to expose students to real-world application.
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Professor Bill Henning continues service to Uniform Law Commission

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 3, 2019 9:35:50 AM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Bill Henning, who is a Life Member of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC), has been appointed to serve on the joint ULC/ALI Study Committee on the Uniform Commercial Code and Emerging Technologies. The committee’s charge is to study the entire architecture of the UCC to determine whether amendments to the text or comments are necessary in light of emerging technologies (e.g., distributed ledger technology). The committee met in October, in Denver, and decided to divide the study into six subgroups. Professor Henning is co-chair of the subgroup examining issues related to Article 9’s treatment of electronic chattel paper.

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Aggie Dispute Resolution at Texas A&M University School of Law 2018-19

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 2, 2019 9:42:22 AM

The purpose of Texas A&M University is “to develop leaders of character dedicated to serving the greater good.”  The School of Law’s Aggie Dispute Resolution Program has taken this purpose to heart.  

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TAMU Law hosts Smart Law and Intelligent Machines Symposium

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Nov 25, 2019 1:55:41 PM

"Smart Law and Intelligent Machines" Symposium
Friday-Saturday, March 27-28, 2020


This symposium brings together leading experts to critically examine the interplay between law, machine and society.  It covers a wide range of issues, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, autonomous vehicles, intellectual property, privacy protection and human rights.
If you would like to participate as a conference fellow, please contact Professor Peter Yu.

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TAMU Law announces Shamnad Basheer IP/Trade inaugural fellow

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Nov 25, 2019 11:51:04 AM

Michael Palmedo, assistant director for interdisciplinary research at the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law, was selected as the inaugural Shamnad Basheer Intellectual Property/Trade Fellow.

His research lies at the intersection of intellectual property and international trade. Palmedo has master's degrees in both international economic relations and economics from American University, where he is currently an economics Ph.D. candidate. He has taught economics as an adjunct professor at the College of Arts & Sciences and the School of International Service.

In August 2019, Texas A&M Law launched the Shamnad Basheer Intellectual Property/Trade Fellowship in collaboration with the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM). This fellowship was created to honor the memory of Prof. Shamnad Basheer, a friend of CLIP and the founder of SpicyIP and of the Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education Initiative (IDIA) in India.

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Governor Abbott Appoints Bradbury And Frank To Texas Farm And Ranch Lands Conservation Council

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Nov 25, 2019 11:19:06 AM

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed James D. “Jim” Bradbury and Abby Frank to the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Council for a term set to expire on February 1, 2025. The council’s duties are to advise and assist the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program (TFRLCP) with administration of the program and to select applicants to receive grants. The goal of the TFRLCP is a conservation of working lands with high values for water, fish and wildlife and agricultural production.

James D. “Jim” Bradbury of Austin is an attorney and managing member/partner of James D. Bradbury, PLLC. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Bar Foundation, Arkansas Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association and the Travis County Bar Association. In addition, he is a former chair and board member of the Texas Land Trust Council. Bradbury received a bachelor's degree in agriculture economics from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Idaho.

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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 six years ago, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory by dramatically increasing entering class credentials, adding 10 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 28 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.