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Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj

Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj

Ph.D., Max Planck Institute; and Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

LL.M., Erasmus University Rotterdam; University of Hamburg; and University of Manchester

M.Sc., Madras School of Economics

B.A. (Hons.), University of Delhi

Professor Ashish Bharadwaj has previously served as the Dean of the Jindal School of Banking & Finance in O.P. Jindal Global University, Director of JGU’s Office of Academic Innovation and Online Learning, and Founding Director of the Jindal Initiative on Research on Intellectual Property and Competition (JIRICO). At Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), he contributed towards the design and delivery of the curriculum for B.A. LL.B. and B.B.A. LL.B. programmes. He curated and taught both core and advanced courses, including in ‘economic analysis of law’, ‘law & economics’, and ‘innovation policy and patents’. He contributed to the Centre for Intellectual Property & Technology Law, and served as the founding editor of the Law & Policy Brief and Convenor of the Law & Policy Research Group at JGLS. In 2015, he co-founded Jindal Initiative on Research on Intellectual Property and Competition (JIRICO) with the aim of undertaking cutting-edge research, creating awareness, and building capacity in India in technology innovation, patent law, innovation/IPR policy, and market competition.

Professor Bharadwaj holds a B.A. Honours in Economics from the University of Delhi (India), M.Sc. in Economics from Madras School of Economics, College of Engineering, Anna University (India), LL.M. in Law and Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands), University of Hamburg (Germany) and The University of Manchester (U.K.), and a Ph.D. in Economics and Business Management from the Max Planck Institute in Munich (Germany) and the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (Germany). He is a recipient of Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from the European Commission under FP7, Max Planck Society Doctoral Fellowship, and Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship from George Mason University (USA).



Journal Articles, Book Chapters, and Policy Briefs:

  • A Comparative Study of the Evolving Jurisprudence on SEP Licensing, The Journal of World Intellectual Property (2020) 23:3-4, Wiley Online

  • Philips v Bansal: India’s first decision on the infringement of a standard-essential patent, Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property (2019) 9:3, Edward Elgar

  • Regulating Standard Essential Patents in Implementer-Oriented Countries: Insights from India & Japan. In: Bharadwaj A., Devaiah V., Gupta I. (eds) Multi-dimensional Approaches Towards New Technology (2018) Springer, Singapore (Open Access)

  • All Good Things Mustn’t Come to an End: Reigniting the Debate on Patent Policy and Standard Setting. In: Bharadwaj A., Devaiah V., Gupta I. (eds) Multi-dimensional Approaches Towards New Technology (2018). Springer, Singapore (Open Access)

  • Japanese and the European Approach for Facilitating Future Licensing in Standard Essential Patents, JIRICO Brief (2018) 1:4, O.P. Jindal Global University

  • 'A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire': Implications of the 2015 Amendments to IEEE-SAs Patent Policy, The Capital University Law Review (2018) 46:1, Capital University Law Review, Ohio, USA

  • 'Wiping the Dust Off Antitrust': The Long-Awaited Enforcement Shift & Impact on High-Technology Innovation, JIRICO Brief (2018) 1:3, O.P. Jindal Global University

  • 'Failure is Not Falling Down, But Refusing to Get Up': Developments in Germany since Huawei/ZTE (CJEU 2015) and Implications for India, John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law (2018) 17:3, John Marshall Law School Chicago, USA

  • A Note on the Neglected Issue of Reverse Patent Hold-Up, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2018) 13:2, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

  • Patent Injunction and the Public Interest in India, European Intellectual Property Review (2018) 40:1, Sweet and Maxwell, London, UK

  • Introduction to the special issue on ‘Standardisation, Patents and Competition: Global Developments & Perspectives’, Jindal Global Law Review (2017) 8:117, Springer, India

  • Understanding China’s first injunction in SEP infringement, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2017) 12:8, Oxford University Press (Oxford, United Kingdom)

  • Interim Injunction in Standard Essential Patents in India, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2016) 11:12, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

  • Psychology of Innovation: Innovating Human Psychology. In: Gatzweiler F and von Braun J (eds.) Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalised Smallholders (2016). Springer, Zurich (Open Access)

  • Technological and Socioeconomic Issues in the Global Automobile Industry, Transp. in Dev. Econ. (2015) 1: 33, Springer, India. Included in the database of US National Academy of Sciences

  • IPR Education: A Case for Reforms, Law & Policy Brief (2015) 1:3, Jindal Global Law School, India

  • Is Poverty the Mother of Crime? Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Crime in India, Revista Atlántica de Economía, Colegio de Economistas, (2014) 1:2, Spain

  • Reviving the Globalization and Poverty Debate: Effects of Real and Financial Integration on the Developing World, Adv. in Econ. & Bus. (2014) 2:1. Shortlisted by the MacMillan Centre, Yale University.

Monographs, Edited Volumes, and Books:

  • Locating Legal Certainty in Patent Licensing (eds.), Springer, Germany (Open Access)

  • Multidimensional Approaches Towards New Technology: Insights on Innovation, Patents, and Competition (eds.) 2018, Springer, Germany (Open Access)

  • Environmental Regulations and Green Innovation in the Automotive Industry: The Case of Germany, India, China and Brazil, Springer Briefs in Economics, 2018, Springer, Singapore

  • Competition and Quandaries in the ICT Sector: Standard Essential Patents and Competition Issues (eds.) 2017, Springer, Germany (Open Access)

  • Special Issue on Standardisation, Patents and Competition Issues: Global Developments and Perspectives (ed.), Jindal Global Law Review (2017) 8:117, Springer Nature (Open Access)