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Monday, March 6, 2017

University Of Houston, South Texas Law Schools Settle Naming Rights Dispute


Following up on my previous post, Law School Naming Rights Settlement Falls Apart, As University Of Houston, South Texas Head To Mediation:

Houston Chronicle, Houston's Rival Law Schools Reach Agreement in Naming Dispute:

Dueling Houston law schools reached a settlement Thursday in a federal trademark spat over the name and branding at the older institution.

After hitting an impasse in settlement talks earlier this year, the University of Houston and South Texas College of Law Houston hammered out a draft agreement after two days of mediation this week before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dena Hanovice Palermo.

Officials at both schools said they are still waiting for the UH Chancellor and the South Texas board to sign off on the deal.

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