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, business law and business ethics, and entrepreneurship and innovation. His research and professional experience has focused on the intersection of law, business, and emerging technologies (including artificial intelligence, cleantech and sustainability, and 3D printing).
He is a Visiting Scholar at UCLA School of Law in Fall 2019 and an Ostrom Visiting Scholar at Indiana University, Bloomington in 2019-2020. Professor Ebrahim is a recipient of a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School and a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to the Middle East region. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at Bournemouth University’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management in England.
Professor Ebrahim graduated with a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering (University of Texas at Austin, with High Honors), a M.S. degree in mechanical engineering (Stanford University), JD and MBA degrees (Northwestern University), and a LLM degree (University of Houston Law Center). He is a registered U.S. patent attorney.