Tabrez Ebrahim is the CFO of Salaam, and an Associate Professor at California Western School of Law, where he writes, teaches, and consults in the areas of patent law, entrepreneurship, and innovation. He serves as the Faculty Adviser for Trademark Clinic with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), the Student Intellectual Property Law Association (SIPLA), the Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA), and the South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA).
He is the recipient of a 2018-2019 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for teaching and research in patent law and technology entrepreneurship with King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia. He is also a recipient of the 2019 Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.
Professor Ebrahim graduated with a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering (Univ. of Texas at Austin, with High Honors), a M.S. degree in mechanical engineering (Stanford Univ.), JD and MBA degrees (Northwestern University), and a LLM degree (Univ. of Houston Law Center). He is an inventor on a U.S. patent, and is a licensed attorney in Texas and registered with the USPTO.