Gregory Passa Joins Baylor Law School's Full-Time faculty

June 26, 2024

Baylor Law School is pleased to announce that Gregory Passa will join Baylor Law’s full-time faculty as an Assistant Professor of Law starting August 1, 2024. Professor Passa brings a wealth of expertise in intellectual property law and patent prosecution, alongside a distinguished academic background.

Before joining Baylor Law, Professor Passa was a Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Frank H. Marks Intellectual Property Law Fellow at the George Washington University Law School. His research, prominently featured in the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, focuses on patent litigation, prosecution, and examination.

Professor Passa holds a Juris Doctor (JD) from Columbia Law School, where he was recognized as a James Kent Scholar. His academic journey includes a Masters of Philosophy in Advanced Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and a summa cum laude undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University.

His professional experience spans various roles, including work as a patent litigator at Foley Hoag LLP and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, & Garrison LLP. Professor Passa’s commitment to intellectual property law extends to his tenure as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office and as a lecturer at Columbia Law School.

At Baylor Law, Professor Passa will also serve as an Affiliated Faculty Member in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, bridging his legal expertise with technological innovation.

Gregory Passa’s appointment underscores Baylor Law’s commitment to fostering excellence in legal education and innovation within the field of intellectual property law.