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About Irene Calboli


Irene Calboli specializes in Intellectual Property, International Trade, Art and Cultural Heritage Law. She is Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Law and Visiting Professor (Honorary) at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University. She is also Academic Fellow at Hanken School of Economics, the Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne, the University of Geneva School of Law, the Royal University of Law and Economics in Cambodia, and the Transatlantic Technology Law Forum at Stanford Law School. Irene’s current research focus on overlapping intellectual property protection, trademarks and geographical indications of origin, and the intersection between intellectual property and international trade. Irene regularly acts as Expert for national governments and international organizations and has recently conducted missions for the World Intellectual Property Organization, the European Union (the EU IP Office and the EU Commission), and the IP Offices of Singapore and Ethiopia. An elected member of the American Law Institute and associate member of the Singapore Academy of Law, Irene currently serves as member of the Council of the International Law Association (Singapore Branch) and member of the Legislation and Regulation Committee of the International Trademark Association. She is also the immediate past Chair of the Art Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and currently serves in the Executive Committees of the Art Law and Comparative Law Sections of the AALS. Irene has held visiting position in several universities in North America, Europe, and Asia and is currently a Fulbright Specialist Scholar (2017-2020). She is a graduate of the University of Bologna, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and the Queen Mary University London and was an intern in the Cabinet of Chief Justice Mancini at the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Positions

2015 - Present Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law
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2015 - Present Visiting Professor, Singapore Management University ‐ School of Law
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2012 - 2015 Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
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2003 - 2015 Professor of Law (2012-15), Associate Professor of Law (2008-12), Assistant Professor of Law (2003-08), Marquette University Law School
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2016 - 2018 Conference and Publication on Approaches and Methodologies in IP Research
Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia, Singapore Management University School of Law
Role: Principal Investigator
2016 - 2017 Conference and Publication on Non-Traditional Trademarks
Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia, Singapore Management University School of Law
Role: Principal Investigator
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Honors and Awards

  • Lee Kong Chian Fellowship, Singapore Management University School of Law (2015-2018)
  • Invited Judge, Ladas Award Memorial Competition, International Trademark Association (2015)

Courses

  • Fashion Law
  • Intellectual Property and Cross-border Trade
  • Art and Cultural Heritage Law
  • International and Comparative Trademark Law

Education

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1998 - 1999 Master of Laws (LL.M.), London School of Economics and Political Science
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1997 - 1999 Diploma in Trademarks Law, Queen's Mary College
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1994 - 1997 Doctorate in Research in Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law, University of Pavia ‐ School of Law
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1993 - 1994 Post Graduate Studies Visiting Program, University of California - Berkeley ‐ School of Law
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1988 - 1992 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of Bologna ‐ School of Law
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1989 - 1990 University Paris II "Pantheon-Assas" School of Law
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Contact Information

Texas A&M University School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102


Articles (23)

Books (8)