|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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Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interests, and Intersections Faculty Scholarship (2015)
This book aims to create an interface between intellectual property and diversity – including cultural, biological, religious, racial, and gender based-diversity. While acknowledging that the historical rationale for intellectual property protection is based on theories ...
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 (11)
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, ...
Can International Patent Law Help Mitigate Cancer Inequity in LMICs? AMA Journal of Ethics (2020)
Although low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) bear 75% of the cancer burden globally, their available resources to treat cancer constitute less than 5% of global health resources. This inequity makes it imperative to take appropriate ...
Reconsidering the Rationale for the Duration of Data Exclusivity University of the Pacific Law Review (2020)
The paper’s focus is the singular one question of whether the 12-years of exclusivity that was needed in 2008 remains justified in 2019 given that technological advancement reduces the cost and the time for drug ...
A Case Against the Use Doctrine in Trademark Law (Draft) Georgia State Law Review (2020)
This paper traces important public policy based concerns raised as a result of harmonization of a class of marks termed as well-known trademarks. In order to do so, the paper traces how India’s recognition for ...
Spill-Over Reputation: Comparative Study of India & the United States University of Pennsylvania Asian Law Review (2019)
This paper compares India’s position with that of the US on the question of protection of well-known marks in the light of applicable international legal prescriptions. The discussion in this paper compares protection for famous ...
Justifying India's Patent Position to the United States International Trade Commission and Office of United States Trade Representative Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law (2018)
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, ...