Tabrez Ebrahim

Title: Research Scientist
Institution: William & Mary
Node affiliation: Coastal Virginia

Tabrez Ebrahim
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Tabrez Ebrahim’s work is linked to the activities of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative. His research centers on the intersection of law, technology, and business, with an emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, and digital platforms.


Tabrez Ebrahim is the Senior Cyber Law Researcher at the William & Mary Law School, Center for Legal & Court Technology (CLCT). He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (High Honors) from the University of Texas at Austin, his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, his Graduate Entrepreneurship Certificate from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, his LL.M. from the University of Houston Law Center, and his M.B.A. and J.D. from Northwestern University.

He is an Associate Professor at California Western School of Law, a Scholar at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School with the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2), an Ostrom Visiting Scholar at Indiana University (Bloomington), a Visiting Fellow at the University of Nebraska (Lincoln) Governance and Technology Center (NGTC), and a Visiting Associate Professor at University of California San Diego (UCSD). He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at Bournemouth University’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management in England.

Mr. Ebrahim is a registered U.S. patent attorney and is admitted to practice in Texas.


Juris Doctor (J.D.), Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2013

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Northwestern University Kellogg School of  Management, 2013

Master of Science (M.S.), Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University School of Engineering, 2007.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering, 2002