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Prof. Irene Calboli

Visiting Professor

Irene Calboli specializes in Intellectual Property, International Trade, Fashion and Cultural Heritage Law. She is Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Law, Academic Fellow at the School of Law, University of Geneva, Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School, and Transatlantic Technology Law Fellow at Stanford University. In the past, she held several honorary and visiting appointments in universities in North America, Europe, and Asia including as Fulbright Specialist scholar. Irene is a prolific scholar and award-winning teacher. Her most recent books include: Handbook of Intellectual Property Research (Oxford University Press, 2021, with L.M. Montagnani); The Cambridge Handbook of Comparative and International Trademark Law (Cambridge University Press, 2020, with Jane c. Ginsburg), and Exhausting Intellectual Property Right: A Comparative Law and Policy Analysis (Cambridge University Press, 2018, with S. Ghosh). She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice (Oxford), and the WIPO-WTO Colloquium Papers. Irene is and elected member of the American Law Institute and serves in leadership positions in a variety of professional organizations, including the International Law Association (American Branch); the Board of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Law Association; the International Trademark Association, and Association of American Law Schools (AALS). She also regularly acts as Expert for national governments and international organizations and has recently authored studies and conducted missions for the World Intellectual Property Organization, the EU Intellectual Property Office and Commission, and several national IP offices. Irene 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.