Books

Contributions to Books

Recognizing Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interests, and Intersections (with Irene Calboli), Diversity in Intellectual Peroperty Property: Identities, Interests, and Intersections (forthcoming) (2014)
 

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Has India Addressed its Farmers' Woes? A Story of Plant Protection Issues (with Jamie Mayer), Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Mapping the Global Interface (2010)
 
A Patent Restriction on R & D: Infringers or Innovators, Patent Protection: Some Insights (2008)
 
Of the Inequals of the Uruguay Round, Health Care and the Patent Regime (2008)
 

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To Sow or Not to Sow: Dilemmas From Creating New Food Rights, Agricultural Biotechnology and Intellectual Property: Seeds of Change (2007)
 

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Of Plant Variety Protection, Agricultural Subsidies and the WTO, Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age (2006)
 

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Protection of Traditional Knowledge, Indigenous Peoples, the Environment and the Law (2004)

Originally published in Minnesota Intellectual Property Review 2.2 (2001).

 

Articles

The Selection of Patents: Regulatory Reforms versus Market Reliance to Weed Out Suspect Patents (forthcoming) (with Feroz Ali), International Review of Intellectual Property & Competition Law, Max Plank Institute (2014)
 
Dying to Dine: A Story of the Suicidal Indian Farmers, Jindal Global Law Review (2009)
 

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New Paradigms for Protection of Biodiversity, Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (2008)
 
Patent Judicial Wisdom, National Law School of India Review (2008)
 

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Has India Addressed its Farmers' Woes? A Story of Plant Protection Issues (with Jamie Mayer), Georgetown Environmental Law Review (2007)
 

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The Existing Legal Infrastructure of BRICs: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? (with Robert B. Ahdieh, Zhu (Julie) Lee, Kevin Noonan, and Clinton W. Francis), Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (2007)
 

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Of the Inequals of the Uruguay Round, Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review (Republished in Manupatra, 2007) (2006)

Ten years ago, the TRIPs Agreement set a distinct tone in international law by requiring...

 

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The Status of Detainees from the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts (with Michael S. Mireles Jr.), Utah Law Review (2005)
 

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A "Patent" Restriction on Research & Development: Infringers or Innovators?, University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy (2004)
 
AIDS as a Detriment to India Shining: The New Government's Focus on Patents, NALSAR Newsletter (Republished in Manupatra, 2007) (2004)
 
India: A Safe Haven for Foreign Investment--A Look at Joint Ventures and Laws That Govern Them (with Leela Guttina), Journal of the Licensing Execitives Society International (2002)
 
Patent Amendment Act of India: A Critical Study, Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (2001)
 

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Patent Amendments in India in the Wake of TRIPS, CASRIP (Center for Advanced Studies in Intellectual Property) Newsletter (2001)
 

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Protection of Traditional Knowledge, Minnesota Intellectual Property Review (2001)
 

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IPR Issues in Databases, Information Today & Tomorrow (2000)
 
Income Tax On Royalties And Technical Know-how Fees, Lawyer's Collective (India) (1997)
 
Halt Those Poisonous Emissions, Lawyer's Collective (India) (1993)
 
Income Tax Act - The Latest Trends, March of the Law (India) (1993)
 
Workmen's Compensation Act - The Latest Trends (with Professor Nagarai), March of the Law (India) (1992)
 

Presentations

Patents in Science: An Economic & Social Perspective, Dhwani, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (2014)
 
Patents and the Progress Limitation, Texas A&M Law School Faculty Speaker Series (2014)
 
Voices of the Future, Panel Discussion and Presentation, Confederation of Indian Industries (2014)
 

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Testimony at the International Trade Commission Hearing, Trade, Investment and Industrial Policies in India: Effects of the US Economy, United States International Trade Commission (2014)
 
India in the Post-Patent World, Works in Progress, Intellectual Property Law Scholars Workshop (2014)
 
Commentator, American International Law Society Workshop, Arizona State University (2014)
 
India's Role in the Post-Patent World, George Washington University School of Law (2013)
 
Current Trends in Patenting, Nishit Desai and Associates (2013)
 
Science and Its Intersection with Law, Jawarharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research (2013)
 
Software Patent Strategies: From Diehr to Here and Where?, Work-In-Progress in IP Workshop, Seton Hall University Law School (2013)
 
IP Exhaustion Issues, Infosys Ltd. (2012)
 
Claims & More, IP Cell Training, Infosys Ltd. (2012)
 
IP Licensing Issues, Infosys Ltd. (2012)
 
DRM Technologies, Open Source & More, Infosys India Ltd. (2012)
 
How IP can be used as a Business Strategy, Infosys, Electronic City (2012)
 
The Story of the Apple Eating Samsung, Infy IP Cell (2012)
 
IP in IT: Current Trends (Keynote Address), Infosys India Ltd., World IP Day (2012)
 
Regulating the Media?, School of Government and International Affairs, SRM University/United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF) (2012)
 
Revisiting Internet Governance: Lessons Learnt and Road Ahead, The Institute of Global Internet Governance & Advocacy (GIGA), International Conference Series/National Academy for Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) (2012)
 
Teaching Law: Opportunities & Challenges, A Discussion on Legal Education and Teaching Techniques, National Law School of India University (2012)
 
New Perspectives on Teaching IPR, Innovations in IPR Teaching Methods and Materials, University of Washington/National Law University Delhi, Workshop at New Delhi (2012)
 
Calibrating Innovation to Promote Competition, Global IP Convention 2012 (2012)
 

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Intellectual Property Management: Stories of Successful Strategies, Confederation of Indian Industries, Best Practices of Intellectual Property Management (2011)
 
Expert Panelist on Role of IP Laws in Governing the Internet, The Institute of Global Internet Governance & Advocacy (GIGA), National Academy for Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) (2011)
 
Patent Eligibility Debate in the United States, Philips Innovation Campus, Philips Electronics India Ltd. (2011)
 

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Protecting Innovation in Plants, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Government of Indian (2010)
 
The Myriad Factor (Webinar), SciTech Patent-Art (2010)
 
Trademarks as an Intellectual Property Right, Center for Intellectual Property Rights Research & Advocacy (2010)
 
Biodiversity and Food Trade in the Light of Patents in Plants, Farming and Food: How We Grow What We Eat, Golden Gate University School of Law (2009)
 
Round Table Consultation on Unique Identity Number, UIDAI Authority, Government of India, NLSIU (2009)
 

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Developing Countries & Sustainable Development, United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development 17: Policy Session, invited by the World Intellectual Property Organization (2009)
 

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Asian-Americans: Connecting Asia to America, Conference of the Asian Pacific American Law Faculty, University of California Davis School of Law (2009)
 
Intellectual Property and Science, PSG College of Arts & Science (2009)
 

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India’s Patent Path, Inaugural Summer Institute on Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Agricultural Sciences, Drake University Law School (2008)
 

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The Story of IP Coming to India, IP Issues Relating Doing Business in India, Center for American and International Law (2008)
 

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India’s Plant Protection Issues, Intellectual Property’s Changing Role in Asia: Moving Beyond ‘Producers’ and ‘Consumer’, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008)
 
Thank God! Patents is Not an Art…, ScienTech Patent-Art (2008)
 
India 3.0: The Emerging Issues, Bar Association of Chennai High Court (2008)
 
TRIPS & Public Health, Impact of TRIPS – Indo-US Experience, National Academy for Legal Studies & Advanced Research (2007)
 

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Management of Intellectual Property Rights, Japanese and Indian Patent Office Symposium on IPR Management & Enforcement (2007)
 

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The Imbalances Within the WTO, Junior Faculty Colloquium, Oklahoma City University Law School (2007)
 
Protection of Traditional Knowledge, University of Oklahoma, Honors College (2007)
 

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Relevance of Law to Science, Oklahoma State University School of Law (2007)
 

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WTO & Dispute Settlement, Texas Wesleyan School of Law, Faculty Presentation (2007)
 

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India as a BRIC, The Existing Legal Infrastructure of BRICs: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?, Northwest University School of Law (2007)
 

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To Sow or Not to Sow: Practical Issues Relating Arising from Introducing Plant Variety Protecting in Developing Nations, Second Annual Conference of Asian Law & Economics Forum, National Law School of India University (2006)
 

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Of the Unequals of Uruguay, Intellectual Property Law Working Paper Series, University of Pittsburgh (2006)
 
Trade and Intellectual Property Law (Panelist), 14th Annual Conference on International Intellectual Property Law & Policy: India, China, Fordham University School of Law (2006)
 

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A Hybrid Game: Of the Blessed Intellectual Property Rights & the Bastardized Biodiversity, IP Speaker Series (Invitee), Cardozo Yeshiva Law School (2006)
 

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Access v. Patents: We Still Can’t Get Along!, Third Annual Intellectual Property and Communications Law Symposium, Michigan State University (2006)
 

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Infringers or Innovators: Infringers & Innovators: Debunking Myths, Saving Profits, Saving Lives: A Comprehensive Discussion of the Social, Legal, and Economic Implications of Reverse Engineering and Parallel Importing on the Pharmaceutical Industry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2006)
 

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Expectations from Hong Kong, Pre-World Trade Organization Conference on Issues Debated at the 6th Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, The University of Hong Kong (2005)
 

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Indian Generic Drug Industry in the Post-WTO World, Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (2005)
 

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Of UPOV & TRIPS, Food Security & Nexus of Trade & Technology, University of Ottawa (2005)
 
Ramifications of Protecting Plant Varieties, Annual Conference on Law & Society, 2005 (2005)
 

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Introducing Plant Variety Protection in Developing Nations, International Association for Teaching & Research in Intellectual Property Rights, Annual Meeting, 2005 (2005)
 

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International Protection of Plant Varieties, Michigan State University Intellectual Property Law & Policy Scholars Round Table (2005)
 

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International Aspects of Plant Variety Protection, Symposium on Intellectual Property Protection for Agricultural Biotechnology: Seeds of Change, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2004)
 

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Implications of the TRIPS Patent Policy, Symposium for the 25th anniversary of the Journal of International Economic Law (JIEL) on Corporate and Legal Implications of Re-pricing Essential Medicines in Developing Countries, University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJIEL on Corporate and Legal Implications of Re-pricing Essential Medicines in Developing Nations (2004)
 
A Comparison Between the American and Indian Patent Regime, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory Limited (2003)
 
An Overview of Intellectual Property, National Academy for Advanced Legal Studies (2003)
 
An Overview of Intellectual Property Rights, All India National Convention on Technical Education, PSG College of Technology (2003)
 
Intellectual Property Education For Engineers, All India National Convention on Technical Education, PSG College of Technology (2003)
 

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AIDS Drugs, National Emergency & Cipro, Patent Law, Social Policy, and Public Interest: The Search for a Balanced Global System, Cardozo University School of Law and Center for Innovation Law & Policy, University of Toronto (2002)
 

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Government Appropriation of IP Rights - Impact on Multi-Nationals (with Leela Guttina), Licensing Executives Society Annual Meeting (2001)
 
India & The Internet, Institute for International Policy Studies, University of Washington Law School (2000)
 
Bio Diversity: An Indian Perspective of the North-South Issues, CASRIP Patent and Intellectual Property Summer Institute, University of Washington Law School (2000)
 

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Intellectual Property- Protect Or Lose It, The Indus Entrepreneurs (2000)
 
Law of Copyright & Trademarks: Infringement & Remedies, National Police Academy, Symposium on Role Of Police In Preventing Intellectual Property Crimes (2000)
 
Effect of TRIPS In India, Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (2000)
 
Law of Intellectual Property And Its Relevance To Business World, Indian Institute of Management, Reliance Institute Conference on Intellectual Property Management (2000)
 
IPR Issues In Databases, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology Symposium on Information Today And Tomorrow (ITT-‘99) (1999)
 
Impact Of TRIPS On Pharmaceuticals, Textile, Food And The Bio-Technology Industries, Karnataka Small Scale Industries Development Council, Seminar on Intellectual Property In India (1999)
 
TRIPS & Patent Rights, Council for Technological Upgradation (1999)
 
Trademarks Law And The Pharmaceutical Industry, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory Ltd, Corporate Awareness Seminar on Intellectual Property (1999)
 
Computer Crime Laws, Karnataka Police Association, Seminar on Computerization and Crimes (1999)
 
Law, Practice Of Trademark, Indian Institute of Sciences, Seminar on Intellectual Property law (1999)
 
International Law Relating to NGOs,, All India John Hopkins Memorial Philanthropic Association (1999)
 
Intellectual Property & Industry, Conference organized by the All India Agarbhati Manufacturers Association (1999)
 
The Conflict Between IP And Anti-trust laws, National Law School of India University Seminar Series (1999)
 

Popular Press (Articles, Interviews, and Reviews)

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A Reality Check on Intellectual Property Concerns (with Moushami Joshi), The Hindu (2014)
 

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BBC (Hindi) Interview, BBC.co (Hindi) (2014)
 

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A US Trip Which Jacked Up Drug Prices, Manorama Online (2014)
 

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Madison Square Garden Cheer Wasn't Just for Modi (with Raj Dave), The Indian Express (2014)
 

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Patients Win Over Patents, The Hindu (2013)

Justice Prabha Sridevan’s judgment permitting the production and sale of a generic version of a...

 

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Review of Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries, Jindal Global Law Review (Also available via SSRN) (2013)
 

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Experts Talk on Media Issues, The Hindu (2012)
 
Patents and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries, Cited in Bayer v. Natco (M.P. Nos. 74 to 76 of 2012 & 103 of 2012 at p. 23) (2012)
 

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Students Scan Textbooks to Skirt Cost, The Daily Oklahoman (2011)
 

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Opportunity Lost, Business Line (2010)
 

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Why India Lags in Creating IP, Business Line (2010)
 
Para IV Filings: The Fight Continues, Modern Pharmaceuticals (2007)
 
A US Judgment that is Relevant to the Novartis Case, The Business Line, India (2007)
 

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There is No Need to be “Trip”ed by Patents, The Business Line, India (2007)
 
Three Scenarios that are Latent in the Patent Case, The Business Line, India (2007)
 
All Rights Reserved, Deccan Herald, India (1996)
 
Patent Reality - A Critical Letter, Business Today, India (1993)
 

IP Address'd - LiveMint Blog Posts

Branding Objective (2010)
 

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