Professor of Law
Texas A&M University School of Law
Saurabh Vishnubhakat is a professor at the Texas A&M University School of Law. He also holds a joint appointment as professor in the Texas A&M University Dwight Look College of Engineering and is a fellow of the Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy. Professor Vishnubhakat writes and teaches on intellectual property, administrative law, and civil procedure, especially from an empirical perspective. His scholarship has been cited by the Federal Circuit, the U.S. district courts, the Federal Trade Commission, and parties and amici in over twenty Supreme Court briefs.
Until 2015, Professor Vishnubhakat served in the United States Patent and Trademark Office as the principal legal advisor to that agency’s first two chief economists. He was also a faculty fellow at the Duke Law School and a postdoctoral associate at the Duke Center for Public Genomics. He holds a J.D. and LL.M. in intellectual property from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, now the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He also holds a B.S. in chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is admitted to the bars of Illinois, Texas, the Federal Circuit, and the Supreme Court.