Dr. Saket Sharma

Dr. Saket Sharma

Assistant Professor

Profile Summary

With more than ten years of diverse experience in academics, policy research, training and designing professional courses in niche areas of competition, intellectual property law, digital platforms and technology regulation, Saket has strong competencies in policy oriented research analysis, designing & delivering training programmes and managing research projects. Currently, he teaches students at graduate and postgraduate level. He also guides students in Startup and incubation activities so as to pursue their entrepreneurial journey.

Work Experience

With Masters in Law and Masters in Public Administration also, Saket developed keen eye to critical issues related to public policy. Earlier, working at CUTS International Institute for Regulation and Competition provided him immense exposure to public policy formulation and engaging with varied stakeholders.

Research Interests

Competition Law I Intellectual Property Law I Technology Transfer & IP Licensing I Patents Law I Digital Platforms Regulation I Technology Law & Regulation

Teaching Philosophy

Dr. Saket’s teaching philosophy is grounded in the understanding that it is his responsibility to create a conducive learning environment for interaction with students. He has incorporated some elements of flipped classroom approach into his classes such as pre-reading assignments. Further, he focuses on providing students guidance to pursue quality reading and research and to examine contemporary issues.

Courses Taught

He teaches courses including Competition Law, Intellectual Property Law, IP management, Technology Law and Regulation, Cyber Law and Regulation.

Awards and Grants

  1. Sivasubramaniam Gold Medal awarded at 87th Convocation of University of Delhi.
  2. Awarded University Law Union Prize for overall Topper in LLM 87th Convocation of University of Delhi.
  3. Innovation Ambassador by Ministry of Education, GoI 2022

Scholarly Activities

Key Publications include:

  1. Abuse of Dominant Position and Intellectual Property: Analysing Emerging Competition Law Norms in India, SEBI and Corporate Laws Journal, ISSN no. 0972-818x (Taxmann, 2023)
  2. Examining the Reasonability Standard under Competition Law for Analysing IP Licensing in India, NUSRL Journal of Law and Policy, ISSN no. 2349-9982 (2023)
  3. Controlling Intellectual Property Related Abuses By A Dominant Enterprise: Competition Law Developments In India, [2023] 146 taxmann.com 310 (Article), January 2023 available online at Taxmann
  4. Saket Sharma, et al “Role of renewable energy in attaining sustainable development”, in Book Artificial Intelligence for Renewable Energy Systems, Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier, 2022, Pages 69-79, ISBN 9780323903967
  5. Authored Three Course Modules on Competition Law for National Law University, Delhi for the University Grants Commission E-Pathshala Project, 2015-16.
  6. Mehta, Pradeep S and Sharma Saket, ‘Protect intellectual property, for starters’, The Hindu Business Line, January 22, 2016. Available online at The Hindu Business Line

Mehta, Pradeep S and Sharma Saket, ‘A new competition law enforcement paradigm’ Financial Express, August 17, 2015. Available online at The Financial Express

  1. Authored Book containing Four Modules on Competition Law for Post Graduate Level, School of Law, IGNOU, 2013. 
  2. Authored Book containing Four Modules on Intellectual Property and Protection of Traditional Cultural Expression, for Post Graduate Students of School of Law, IGNOU, 2013.