Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Bethew “Bert” Jennings III         Bert Jennings
Assistant Professor of Law


Phone: (713) 313-1131
Office: 231A
Email: Bethew.Jennings@tsu.edu             


(Degree, University, and City/State Location):

Juris Doctor, Georgia State University, College of Law, Atlanta, GA
Master of Intellectual Property, Franklin Pierce Law Center, now University of New Hampshire, School of Law, Concord, NH
Master of Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Master of Computer Science, Clark-Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Computer Science, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA


Biographical Information

Graduate Adjunct Professor, Clark-Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA (1998 – 2001)

Adjunct Professor, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX (since 2006 – 2023)

Legal Clerk, Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, PC, Lexington, MA (1996-1997)

Technical Advisor/Associate, Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP, Atlanta, GA (1997-1999)

Patent Examiner, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC (1999-2000)

Chief IP Counsel / Division Counsel, Landmark Graphics Corporation, Halliburton Company, Houston, TX (2000-2007)

Executive Director, Intellectual Property, AT&T Intellectual Property Corporation, Atlanta, GA (2007-2008)

 Systems/Applications Analyst, IBM/NASA, United States Space Shuttle Software System, Atlanta, GA and Houston, TX (1989-1994)

Courses Taught

Property I & II
Intellectual Property Survey
Patent Law
Trademark Law


Patents for Software-Related Inventions, Multimedia and Technology Licensing Law Report, Vol. 3, No. 11, April, 1997, p. 1., Co-Author with Jeffrey R. Kuester.


State Bar of Texas
Houston Lawyers Association
Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
Association of Corporate Patent Counsel









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