Tabrez Ebrahim

Associate Professor of Law

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Tabrez Ebrahim is an Associate Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School. His scholarship focuses on patent law and on law and technology. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas at Austin (at the McCombs School of Business and at the School of Law) and at George Mason University (at the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy). Professor Ebrahim is a registered U.S. patent attorney.

Specialty Areas and Course Descriptions

  • Patent Law & Policy
  • Property
  • Wills & Trusts
  • AI & Law
  • Business Law
  • Business Model Design
  • Cybercrime & Security
  • Cyberlaw & Cybersecurity
  • Data & Computer Crime
  • Entrepreneurship Law & Ethics
  • Licensing
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Litigation & Strategy
  • Transactional Intellectual Property

Academic Credentials

  • JD, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • MBA, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
  • LLM, University of Houston Law Center
  • Graduate Entrepreneurship Certificate, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • MS, Stanford University School of Engineering
  • BS, High Honors, University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering


Book Chapters

  • 3D Printing: Technology, Intellectual Property Law, & Business Models, in THE CAMBRIDGE HANDBOOK OF EMERGING ISSUES OF COMMERCIAL LAW AND TECHNOLOGY (Stacy-Ann Elvy and Nancy Kim, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2023)
  • Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Peace, Cyber Peace: Charting A Path Towards A Sustainable, Stable, And Secure Cyberspace (Shackelford et. al., Cambridge University Press, 2022).


  • Islamic Intellectual Property, Seton Hall Law Review (forthcoming 2024).
  • Corpus Linguistics at the Patent Office, BYU Law Review (forthcoming 2024) (symposium).
  • Data in Business & Society, Lewis & Clark Law Review (forthcoming 2024) (symposium).
  • Algorithms in Business, Merchant-Consumer Interactions, & Regulation, 123 West Virginia Law Review 867 (2021) (symposium).
  • Intellectual Property from a Non-Western Lens: Patents in Islamic Law, 37 Georgia State University Law Review 789 (2021).
  • National Cybersecurity Innovation, 123 West Virginia Law Review 483 (2020).
  • Artificial Intelligence Inventions & Patent Disclosure, 125 Penn State Law Review 147 (2020), reprinted in Intellectual Property Review (2021).
  • Clean & Sustainable Technology Innovation, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (2020) (peer reviewed).
  • Computational Experimentation, 21 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 591 (2019).
  • Automation & Predictive Analytics in Patent Prosecution: USPTO Implications & Policy, 35 Georgia State University Law Review 1185 (2019) (symposium).
  • Data-Centric Technologies: Patent & Copyright Doctrinal Disruptions, 43 Nova Law Review 287 (2019) (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).