Meet Our ​Distinguished IP Faculty

Our internationally renowned IP faculty features leading scholars in all major areas of IP law (copyright, patent, trademark and international IP law). Many of them are not only well cited in legal and technology literature, but have also received teaching or writing awards. When you study at Texas A&M Law, you will have an opportunity to learn directly from these professors in both regular classes and small writing seminars.

The ​eight Texas A&M IP faculty members are:

Peter Yu

Peter K. Yu, who directs CLIP and holds a joint appointment at the Department of Communication, is the world’s preeminent expert on Chinese IP law. An award-winning teacher and a prolific scholar, he is among the most widely cited scholars of international IP law. He has served as the general editor of The WIPO Journal published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Director of Studies of the American Branch of the International Law Association. Before joining Texas A&M, he founded two nationally recognized IP law programs at Drake and Michigan State Universities and served as the first executive director of the Cardozo Intellectual Property Law Program.

Hannah Bloch-Wehba

Hannah Bloch-Wehba teaches and writes on free expression, privacy, and law and technology. Her work has been published in or is forthcoming from the California Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, the SMU Law Review and the Washington Law Review. She is an affiliated fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, an affiliated scholar at the Policing Project at New York University School of Law and a fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology in Washington, D.C.


Irene Calboli is an internationally recognized expert on trademark law and geographical indications. She is a visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, an academic fellow at the School of Law of the University of Geneva and a fellow at the Transatlantic Technology Law Forum at Stanford Law School. She has served as an expert for several international organizations, most recently in the EU-ASEAN Project on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights.


H. Brian Holland writes on cutting-edge internet topics, including privacy and social media. In addition to academic scholarship published by distinguished legal journals such as the Cardozo Law Review, the Temple Law Review and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, his popular writings have appeared in the Boston Herald, the International Business Times and Newsweek.


Glynn S. Lunney, Jr. (B.S. ’84), who holds a Ph.D. in economics, specializes on the economics of IP law and has a joint appointment at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. His IP scholarship has been published in many prestigious law journals, including the California Law Review, the Emory Law Journal, the Michigan Law Review, the Virginia Law Review and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology.

Sri Ragavan

Srividhya Ragavan, who directs the India Programs, is internationally recognized for her expertise on IP law and policy in India. She has been associated with the various departments of the Indian government, including the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Ministry of Science and Technology. Her scholarship focuses on the interplay between international trade law and IP issues with a development perspective. She is the author of Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries (Oxford University Press).

Jeff Slattery

Jeff Slattery directs the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinics and teaches related courses. With a focus on art, entertainment, technology and education, he has published articles, participated in panel discussions, served on nonprofit boards and appeared on public radio. His dedication to students and the community has garnered recognition for teaching and service, including Professor of the Year and Top Attorney awards. Prior to entering academia, he was a performer and music industry professional both in the United States and abroad.


Saurabh Vishnubhakat is a former advisor at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he advised the agency’s first two chief economists on IP policy issues. He holds a joint appointment in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and is a fellow of the Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy." His work on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has been cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

TAMU Center for Law & Intellectual Property