Fort Worth: A Strategic Location for Learning IP

Downtown Fort Worth TXTexas A&M is located in downtown Fort Worth, an ideal place for studying IP issues related to entrepreneurship, technology and the arts. Our strategic location provides close proximity to and ample internship opportunities with judges and a broad range of employers, including law firms, government agencies, corporate legal departments and not-for-profit organizations.

Dallas TX skylineHaving ranked as the #1 area for job growth, Fort Worth/Dallas is a hub for major corporations, entrepreneurs, information technology enterprises and the oil and gas industry. The metro area is currently home to more than 20 Fortune 500 companies, including American Airlines, AT&T, Exxon Mobil, J.C. Penney, Kimberly-Clark and Texas Instruments.

The Texas regional office of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office also has a growing working relationship with our Center for Law and Intellectual Property (CLIP). Located in Dallas and easily accessible via the Trinity Railway Express, this office serves the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

In addition, the Fort Worth/Dallas metro area features a thriving arts and cultural community, which will offer you not only internship opportunities, but also an unsurpassed quality of life.

Texas at nightThe Texas economy is one of the largest in the United States. If it were an independent country, it would be the 15th largest in the world. Across all 50 states, Texas currently has the third-highest number of Fortune 500 companies in the country.

Jobs in Texas are growing faster than in the rest of the nation – not just in the area of oil and gas. According to data provided by the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas added more jobs than any other state in 2014 and led the nation in job growth for five consecutive years.