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    09.05.14 Brooklyn Law School Appoints Three New Trade Secrets Fellows
    TSI Fellows 2014-2015

    Brooklyn Law School’s Trade Secrets Institute (TSI), a pioneering intellectual property initiative, is pleased to announce three new TSI Fellows who will serve for the 2014-2015 academic year: Alexandra Caleca ’15, Paul Fraulo ’15, and Diyang Liu ’15 to serve as TSI Fellows.

    As fellows they are witnessing exciting changes in the terrain of trade secrets law. Under the guidance of Adjunct Professor of Law Alexander Kaplan ’00, an attorney with Proskauer Rose LLP, the fellows identify key cases and materials to add to the TSI’s comprehensive database and write briefs about these cases. David Mitnick ’00, a co-founder of the TSI, notes that the fellows’ work on the database is creating a meaningful resource for practitioners in the field.

    Alexandra CalecaAlexandra Caleca is involved a wide range of student activities at BLS, serving as President of the Intellectual Property Law Association and Fashion Committee Founder and Chair of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, along with memberships in the International Law Association, Phi Delta Phi, and the Legal Association for Women. She has also found time to hold externships in the intellectual property departments of major international fashion companies, including PVH, David Yurman, and Louis Vuitton. This year, in addition to her TSI Fellowship, Alexandra will be working at Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin LLP and will have a note published in the Brooklyn Journal of International Law.

    Paul FrauloWith a background in computer technology, Paul Fraulo has worked with numerous startups as a member of the Brooklyn Law and Incubator Policy (BLIP) Clinic. He is Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Policy, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society in the Appellate Division, and founder and coach of the Transactional Law Team. He has previously interned with Hon. Edgardo Ramos of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York and served as a summer associate at boutique patent firm St. Onge, Steward, Johnston and Reens.

    Diyang LiuDiyang Liu has incorporated her distinct experiences in the science and fashion worlds into her law career through a focus on patents and intellectual property. She is a member of the Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy (BLIP) Clinic, the New York City Bar Association Science & Law Committee, the Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment Law Association. Between her first and second years at BLS, she won the prestigious New York City Bar Association Diversity Fellowship and worked with TIAA-CREF.

    Read more about the Trade Secrets Institute, the TSI Fellows, and the TSI Symposium.