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Assistant Professor - Selection Grade
B.Sc. Allahabad University, UP
LL.B Dr. R.M.L. Awadh University, Faizabad, UP
PGDLPM Lucknow University, UP
LL.M Lucknow University, UP
M.Phil. Centre for International Legal Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
UGC NET in LAW
Ph.D. (Registered), Centre for International Legal Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Area of Specialization
Public International Law, Law of International Organizations, IPR Law and Policy, WTO Law and Policy, TRIPS, Trade and Environment, Environmental Law, Human Rights, Cyber Laws, Internet Law, and Policy
Research & Publication:
“International Legal Aspects of Eco-Labelling in the context of North-South division on International Trade Rules”, Indian Journal of International Law, Vol. 48 (1) 2008 pp. 45-74.
“Critical Issues Relating to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Biotechnology: Developing Countries’ Perspective and India”, Indian Journal of International Law, Vol. 49 (3) 2009 pp. 456-474
“Emerging Trends in the Regulation of International Trade in LMOs/GMOs” published in Conference Papers Volume II (pp. 1005-1010) of the Indian Society of International Law’s Fifth International Conference on International Environmental Law held on 8-9 December 2007.
“Judicial Activism on Environment in India”, Survey of Social Sciences, Vol. V & VI, 2008 pp. 15-23.
The chapter titled “Applicable IPR and Biotechnology: India and Developing Countries’ Perspective” published in the Book (Ed.) titled “Intellectual Property Rights: Dimensions and Issues” by Dr. Onkar Nath Tiwari, Radha Publications, New Delhi 2013. ISBN: 978-81-7487-844-1
ICRIER Think Ink Article titled “Clean Energy vs. Food Security: Tackling Dilemma!”, 1 June 2008. (http://www.icrier.org/thinkink/1june08.html).
ICRIER Think Ink Article titled “India & Japan: Poised to enter a New Era of Economic Relationship” 15 November 2008. (http://www.icrier.org/thinkink/15nov08.html)
“India and Japan: poised to enter a new era”, December 13th, 2008 at http://www.eastasiaforum.org/tag/icrier/ 9. Article titled “India and Japan: Entering a New Era of Economic Relationship” published in the India Economy Review, Vol. 5 December 2008 pp. 200-204 published by IIPM Think Tank, New Delhi. (www.iipmthinktank.com)
The article titled “Competition Law and Policy: Indian Context”, published in YOJANA, pp. 59-60 August 2009; a publication of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India.
“Addressing Pharmaceutical Patent Monopolies through Compulsory Licensing in India”, Yojana-Web Exclusives (October 2014), Publisher: Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India, Link: http://yojana.gov.in/Addressing-Pharmaceuticals-Patent-Monopolies.asp
“Interfaces and Synergies between Intellectual Property Rights and Consumer Protection Law in India: An Analysis” published in the Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (JIPR) Vol.20  pp. 201-209.
“Compulsory Licensing and Grant of Pharmaceuticals Patents in India: Issues and Concerns”, Indian Bar Review, Vol. 45 (3) 2018 pp. 81-94; ISBN number 978-81-931981-0-0
“International Issues in Water Resource Management: Legal Challenges and Policy Perspectives”, Seminar Souvenir of the International Seminar on Water Laws and Resource Management: Challenges and the Way Ahead, organized by the School of Law, UPES, Dehradun on November 3-4, 2017. (ISBN: 978-164204983-1)
“Pharmaceutical Test Data Protection and demands for Data-Exclusivity: Issues and Concerns for Developing Countries and India’s position” published in Souvenir of the National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights: Emerging Issues And Challenges held on 23rd September 2018 organized by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna, pp. 48-49
“Biofuels, Climate Change, Trade and Food Security: Analysis of the Linkages to assess the evolution of Global Law and Policy” published in the Edited Book by organisers of the UPES 5th Agro-Supply Chain Conference (ASCC-2018) School of Business (SoB), UPES from 5-6 October, 2018, pp. 76-77 (ISBN: 978-164467772-8), Fourth Edition 2018 (Adjudged for the Best Paper Award)
Sessions Chaired/Resource Person:
*Co-chaired a technical session titled 'Criminal Justice System vis-a-vis Restorative Justice' in the National Seminar on "Restorative Justice" held on 18 February 2017 at Faculty of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi; organized in collaboration with the SGT University, Gurgaon.
*Invited as Resource Person to the National Seminar cum Workshop on “Future Prospects of Intellectual Property Rights in India” organised by the IPR Cell, BPS Women University, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat and sponsored by Haryana State Council for Science & Technology, Panchkula held in the Department of Laws, BPSMV on February 07, 2017. A Paper titled “Plagiarism and IPR” was presented during the Seminar.
*Co-chaired the session on ‘Diversity among Personal Laws and Uniform Civil Code’ during the National Seminar on “Secularism and Nationalism in Constitutional Democracy” organized by University Law College, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on the Constitution Day, i.e. 26 November 2016.
Invited as a Resource Person for the two-day Workshop on “Building Capacities to take forward Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Arunachal Pradesh” organized by the State Planning Department, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh in association with UNDP, India (Guwahati Office) at Itanagar on 21-22 December 2018. Made presentation on the topic “SDGs and the Global Sustainability Agenda: An Analysis of the Indian Scenario” during the Workshop.
Chaired and delivered a talk as Resource Person during the session on “Biological Diversity & Environmental Issues” in the National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights: Emerging Issues and Challenges being organized on 23rd September 2018 by the Chanakya National Law University, Patna.
Invited as Distinguished Speaker in the 3rd TILA International Energy Conference 2018 on the theme “Energy Revolution In India –Urja Kranti” held on 16th April 2018 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
*Got Scholarship to attend the opening “Summer Program on Public International Law? at the Xiamen Academy of International Law, at the Xiamen University, CHINA, during August 27-September 15, 2006.
*Participated in the "Third Asia Link Workshop in Law and Economics", under the Asia Link Project “Human Resource Development in Law and Economics for India and Europe” held at IGIDR, Mumbai during July 21-July 30, 2008. Successfully participated in the course titled „The Law and Economics of Corporate Law and Corporate Governance? and „The Law and Economics of Tort Law? during the Workshop.
*Successfully participated in the CDS-UNCTAD Refresher Course-cum-Research Training Programme in International Trade on "Contemporary Issues in International Trade: Theory and Empirics" held at CDS, Trivandrum, Kerala during 10-30 October, 2008.
*Participated in the “Training of Trainers (ToT) Programme in International Criminal Law? held during 27 February-1st March, 2009 at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, Punjab. This Programme was conducted to share perspectives and strengthen the capacity of educators working in the fields of International Humanitarian Law, International Law, International Relations, Human Rights, Political Science and Social Work on issues pertaining to International Criminal Law (ICL).
*Participated in the Global Human Rights Defense (GHRD)’s International Seminar on “Human Rights: Reporting and Tools for Effective Actions” held at Knowledge Excellence Centre, Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini, Bhayander Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA during 29 April to 1 May 2009.
*Participated in the “ADVOCACY WORKSHOP ON RATIFICATION OF THE ICC STATUTE BY BANGLADESH” organized by ODHIKAR, Bangladesh, in collaboration with the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) on December 7, 2009, at BRAC Centre, Dhaka. I made a presentation on „India's position on Rome Statute/ICC, and ICC India Campaign’s work & activities? during the Workshop.
*Completed three-days Training Programme on “Changing Dimensions of Human Rights” organized by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala in association with National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) from 13 September 2012.
*Participated in the 2014 IP Teaching Workshop on February 15-16, 2014 at National Law University Delhi (NLUD). The Workshop brought together the Intellectual Property Law Professors from Law Schools across India. The Workshop was organized by NLUD in collaboration with the University of Washington (Seattle) School of Law.
*Participated and mentored the group-work exercises during the Workshop-cum Conference on Intellectual Property and Public Health for Research Scholars, Professionals/Researchers and Civil Society Organizations jointly organized by ISID, PHFI, TWN and ISIL as part of the ISID-PHFI Collaborative Research Programme at ISID, New Delhi during March 23-27, 2015
*Refresher Course for Law Teachers on IPRs jointly organized by the Inter-University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies (IUCIPRS) and MHRD Chair on IPR, Cochin University of Science and Technology [CUSAT], Cochin during 19-26 June 2015.
*Participated as a Guest delegate in the “One Day Symposium on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Leveraging and Management” organized by Institute of Intellectual Property Research and Development (IIPRD) and Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) on 08/02/2016 at Hotel Hilton, Jaipur.
*Participated as a Guest delegate in the National Seminar on “Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights” organized by IIS University, Jaipur on 10 March 2016.
*Participated as an academic delegate in International Conference on “Rule of Law for Supporting the 2030 Development Agenda/Sustainable Development Goals” organized by UNEP, National Green Tribunal, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India & Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation held on 4-6 March, 2016 at New Delhi.
*Participated as an academic delegate in the “Teacher’s Training Programme on International Humanitarian Law” organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Regional Delegation for South Asia, New Delhi in collaboration with Seedling School of Law and Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, Rajasthan during 27-29 April, 2016.
*Participated as a delegate-cum-resource person during the recently concluded 5-days intensive course titled “Access to Seeds” organized by Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) in collaboration with Institute for Studies in Agro-Ecology and Third World Network held at ISID, New Delhi from 24-28 October, 2016.
*Participated as a delegate in the consultation “Workshop on Availability of Clean Water and the problem of Waste Water in and around Gurgaon” organized by the Transdisciplinary Research Cluster on Sustainability Studies (TRCSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi on February 10-11, 2017 at Shama Tourist Complex, Gurgaon.
*Participated as an academic delegate in the First Asia-Pacific Workshop on Empirical Methods in Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition organized by the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property & Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) from March 09-11, 2017 at NLU Delhi Campus.
Faculty Development Programme
Participated in the national-level five days Faculty Development Programme titled “Innovative Research and Teaching Methodologies in Contemporary Era” organized by College of Legal Studies, University of Petroleum Studies (UPES) held during 17-21 July, 2017.
Management Development Program
Actively participated in a national-level two-days Management Development Program on “Contemporary Developments in Legal and Corporate Policies” jointly organized byCentre for Management Development, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun held during 3-4 August, 2017.
Professional Development Workshop
Successfully participated in the Professional Development Workshop having been organized by Bar Council of Kerala and MK Nambyar Academy for Continuing Legal Education, Kochi in association with Lloyd Law College, G. Noida; Society of Indian Law Firms and Bar Association of India held during 7-10 Sept. 2017 at Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida.
Capacity Development Programme For Corporate Laws
Successfully participated in the five-days Capacity Development Programme for Corporate Laws organized by the Centre for Corporate Laws and Governance, National Law University, Delhi in collaboration with Faculty of Law, the University of Glasgow under the aegis of National Academy of Law Teachers from October 9-13, 2017.
The paper titled “Boosting Cooperation amongst BIMSTEC Nations on Internet Governance” presented during the IDSA-BIMSTEC Workshop on Cyber Security Cooperation held at Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA), New Delhi from December 5-6, 2018.
Paper titled “Biofuels, Climate Change, Trade and Food Security: Analysis of the Linkages to assess the evolution of Global Law and Policy” presented during UPES 5th Agro-Supply Chain Conference (ASCC-2018), organised by School of Business (supported by NABARD), UPES from 5-6 October, 2018-Adjudged for “Best Paper” Award.
Paper titled “Pharmaceutical Test Data Protection and demands for Data-Exclusivity: Issues and Concerns for Developing Countries and India’s position” presented during the National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights: Emerging Issues And Challenges held on 23rd September, 2018 organized by Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna.
Presented a paper titled “International Issues in Water Resource Management: Legal Challenges and Policy Perspectives” during the two-days International Seminar on Water Laws and Resource Management: Challenges and the Way Ahead, organized by the School of Law, UPES, Dehradun on November 3-4, 2017.
Invited Talk on the topic "Financial Sustainability of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and Urban Transformation in India: Way Forward" during the One-Day Conclave on "Systemic Urban Transformation: Reviving the City of Dehradun" organised by the Urban Development Directorate, Govt. of Dehradun; Janaagraha: Centre For Citizenship and Democracy, Bangalore and Gati Foundation on 17 December 2018 at Hotel Madhuban, Dehradun.
Delivered an invited Special Guest Lecture titled “Human Rights Discourse: International Developments and India” to the students and faculty of Jitendra Chauhan College of Law (affiliated to University of Mumbai), Vile Parle (W), Mumbai on 7th February 2018.
Teachers’ Training Programme on Environmental Laws
Successfully participated in the week-long Teachers’ Training Programme on Environment Law And Policy organized by Centre for Environment Law, Policy and Research, National Law University Delhi (under the aegis of National Academy of Law Teachers) from 09-15 July 2018.
47th Annual Conference of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi
Participated as an institutional Member (Life-Member) in the 47th Annual Conference of Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), New Delhi held on 12-13 May 2018. 47th Annual Conference of ISIL focused on the following themes: Trade and Investment, International Dispute Settlement, Private International Law and Environmental Law.
International Conference Titled “Back to Basics: The Role of Property in the IP System”
Successfully participated in the International Conference “Back to Basics: The Role of Property in the IP System” hosted by the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi and the Centre for the Protection of Intellectual Property, George Mason University held on 22-23 March 2018 at National Law University, Delhi.
Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for Start-ups & Innovative MSMEs
Successfully participated in the Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for Start-Ups & Innovative MSMEs organized by the UPES Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship on 17-18 January 2018 at UPES Bidholi Campus, Dehradun.
UPES School of Law Third National Litigation Workshop on Criminal Law: Practice, Procedure, and Compliance
Successfully participated in the UPES School of Law-Third National Litigation Workshop on Criminal Law: Practice, Procedure, and Compliance organized by the School of Law from 11th-15th December 2017. The event witnessed the participation of law students, lawyers and faculty members from across the country and five vibrant days were full of thoughts and deliberations in the area of Criminal Law.
Workshop on IPR Management
Successfully participated in the Workshop on IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) Management conducted by Dr. Rekha Chaturvedi, MHRD IPR Chair, the University of Delhi organized by Research Department, School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun on 9th November 2017.