|January 2016 - Present||Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law|
|2003 - 2016||Associate Professor (2003-2008) & Professor of Law (2009-2016), University of Oklahoma College of Law|
Honors and Awards
- Fulbright Specialist for the South Asia Roster (2013-18)
- Fulbright CORE Teaching Grant Recipient (2011-12)
- Student's Access to Justice (SATJ) Association Certificate for Distinguished Pro Bono Service (2008)
- Nominee, University of Oklahoma Presidential Award for Superior Research (2006 & 2009)
- Law of Contracts
- Patent Law
- Intellectual Property
- Trademark Law
- International Trade & Intellectual Property Seminar
|2008||S.J.D., George Washington University Law School|
|2000||Visiting Scholar, University of Washington School of Law|
|1995||LL.M. in International Business Law, University of London - King's College|
|1994||B.A., LL.B (Hons), National Law School of India University|
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Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries Faculty Scholarship (2012)
For developing countries, the concept of sustainable development, as opposed to rapid pockets of development, embodies great promise for socio-political reasons. Most analyses of development, however, have focused on either trade mechanisms or intellectual-property regimes, ...
Contributions to Books (9)
The Drug Debate: Data Exclusivity is the New Way to Delay Generics Connecticut Law Review Online (2018)
The article discusses the protection regime for clinical trial data internationally and outlines the applicable protection regime. In doing so, this article outlines how the data exclusivity regime can operate in parallel with the patent ...
Submission in Response to Government of India, Ministry of Commerce, Circular No.CG/Circular/2018/114 on Working of Patents (2018)
The petition was filed as a public interest litigation (PIL) before the Delhi High Court by Prof. Shamnad Basheer in 2015. Triggering point was dismal compliance with S.146 (r/w Rule 131) for submitting periodic working ...
The Significance of the Data Exclusivity and Its Impact on Generic Drugs Journal of Intellectual Property Studies (2017)
The following is a law review interview with Professor Srividhya Ragavan on the issues in interpretation of data exclusivity provisions under the TRIPS Agreement, and the impact of data exclusivity on generic drugs.
Correlative Obligation in Patent Law: The Role of Public Good in Defining the Limits of Patent Exclusivity New York University Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law (2016)
In light of the recent outrageous price-spiking of pharmaceuticals, this Article questions the underlying justifications for exclusive rights conferred by the grant of a patent. Traditionally, patents are defined as property rights granted to encourage ...
Drugs, Drugs Everywhere but Just Not for the Poor WIPO Journal (2016)
The objective for this article is to understand the legitimacy and limitations of US involvement in another country’s sovereign actions taken expressly in the public interest, or to protect public health, such as the compulsory ...
Frand v. Compulsory Licensing: The Lesser of the Two Evils Duke Law & Technology Review (2015)
This paper focuses on two types of licenses that can best be described as outliers—FRAND and compulsory licenses. Overall, these two specific forms of licenses share the objective of producing a fair and reasonable license ...
Frand and Compulsory Licenses: Analysis and Comparison 2015 Licensing Update (2015)
This section compares two different forms of licenses being FRAND and complusory license. Both forms of licenses are critical to achieve access to otherwise difficult to access technologies. The FRAND licenses have been widely embraced, ...
Justifying India's Patent Position to the United States International Trade Commission and Office of the United States Trade Representative Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law (2015)
The paper below largely is an extract of the testimonial filed by the authors to the Secretary of the ITC in response to the Notice on the Federal Register dated August 29, 2013 titled Trade, ...
The Selection of Patents – The Choice Between Regulatory Reforms and Market Reliance to Weed Out Suspect Patents International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (2015)
Sir Nicholas Pumfrey J., in an attempt to guide the judicial mind to segregate obvious patents from nonobvious inventions, noted that: “Both the Scylla of considering nothing obvious except that to which the skilled man ...