Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The school is changing its name to the Houston College of Law. The schools says that the name change is “consistent with the law school’s strategic plan and is pivotal to its efforts to further distinguish itself regionally and nationally.”
But wait. Isn’t there another Texas law school with a similar name? From JD Journal:
Houston has another law school not to be confused with. Their crosstown rival, the University of Houston Law Center, is worried. In a statement they said, “The University of Houston is concerned about the significant confusion this creates in the marketplace and will take any and all appropriate legal actions to protect the interests of our institution, our brand and our standing in the communities we serve.”
You can read more here.
In fact, the University of Houston has filed suit against the Houston College of Law for infringing on its intellectual property (here).