Patently Modern: The Evolving Debates Over Intellectual Property Law in India
From attempts to patent traditional medicinal know-how by pharmaceutical companies to legal battles over place names and folk art forms, India has been a forum for debates over the scope, contours and need for intellectual property law. This talk will present some of these debates and place them in the context of the academic debate in the area of law and development.
Shubha Ghosh holds a Ph.D. in economics from The University of Michigan, and a J.D. from
Stanford. He has been a professor at SUNY Buffalo Law School, Southern Methodist University
School of Law, and the Department of Economics at The University of Texas at Austin, and has
given guest lectures at the National Law School of India University in Bangalore and at
NALSAR in Hyderabad.