SHENOY Rujitha T R (Ms)

SHENOY Rujitha T R (Ms)

Asst. Professor of Law

Email: rujitha@nluo.ac.in
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Qualifications:
  • PhD persuing (cochin University), LLM (school of Legal studies, Cochin University of science and technology ) 2010
  • LLB (Govt. Law college Ernakulam) 2008
  • Bsc (MG univ) 2004
Profile: Shenoy Rujitha T. R. has specialised in Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Law, and is pursuing her Ph.D. on ‘Patentability issues in Emerging Technologies’ at Inter University Centre for IPR Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (IUCIPRS, CUSAT). She has worked as a guest lecturer at School of Legal Studies, CUSAT for one year and assistant professor at Gujarat National Law University for more than three years. Before joining NLUO she was teaching intellectual property laws at the post-graduate level at IUCIPRS, CUSAT for more than two years. .She was also a consultant for Green Peace India Society for research on ‘patents and related laws, with special emphasis on patents on agricultural products’ and recipient of IPR Justice Ayyangar summer fellowship of CUSAT. She has presented papers in national and international conferences and has published in national and international journals.
Journal:
  • Role of Patents in Biosimilar Drug Development and Public Interest, journal of scientometric research, vol 9, issue 2 [indialics special issue], May-aug, 2020 [SCOPUSINDEXED & UGC LISTED]
  • Interpretation of Microorganism under TRIPS Agreement, Cochin University Law Review [2011] C.U.L.R,Vol.34, No. 3 &4,sept-Dec, p.338-348.[UGC LISTED]
  • International Registration of marks: Madrid Agreement and protocol : A Critique , Cochin University Law Review [2010] C.U.L.R,Vol.34, No. 3 &4,sept-Dec, p.368-383.[UGC LISTED]
  • “Assistive Technologies for Disabled and Role of Patent system” in Army institute of Law journal, AIL Journal Vol. IX Issue 16,2016[UGC LISTED]
  • Bioinformatics Patents: The challenges, Journal of commercial biotechnology, vol.22 I no.3 july 2016 p.64-78 [UGC LISTED AND SCOPUS INDEXED]
  • “Conceptual issues in Biotec patenting Indian Law And Judicial Trends” is Published in Manupatra Intellectual Property Law Reports, MIPR, September, 2009,vol,3;part 1p.130-139.
  • A comment on Bayer corporation and ors v. Union of India and ors Delhi High court Published in Manupatra Intellectual Property Law Reports, MIPR, December 2010,vol,3;part 1p.173-179.
  • Invalidating stem cells patent: A New dimension in interpreting human embryo, MIPR, December 2011,vol,3;part 3p.137-139.
  • “Balancing the interest of generic drug manufacturers vs patented drug manufacturers in journal of legal thought, 2017 p508-518
  • Corporate Governance: Issues & Challenges” International Journal of Marketing, Financial Services & Management Research Vol.1 Issue 12, December 2012, ISSN 2277 3622
Chapter in a Book:
  • Seed Patenting: Approach of US, Europe & India” Green Biotechnology, Daya Publishers, New Delhi, 2019
  • Access to Biomedical Technologies & Human Rights” in IPR & Human Rights with special emphasis on India, Manoj kumar Sinha & Jupi Gogoi(eds)p.65-88 Indian Law Institute, Delhi 2018
  • Protection of Traditional Knowledge Medicine of Ahom Tribes in Assam under IPR Laws in India ( chapter in a book) published by NLU Assam 2019
  • “Free Trade Agreements: Impact on pharmaceutical Industries” in the book working of patents Law & Pharmaceutical Implications p. 319-326 Mewar University press, 2015, editor RC Roy.
  • Access to Biomedical technologies: Biomedical patents and sustainable development(OUP publishers, 2017) upcoming ( chapter in a book)
  • Rethinking Biotech patents: Lessons from United States Experience, published by VIT (2016) Raviraj and Rajavenkatesh(eds)
  • Copyright Infringment: Wifi Network provider Liable? in the book “Information security Law & Governance” p,351-358 ed. SC Roy, Satyam Law International Publishers, New Delhi 2017
  • Seed patenting: Approach of US Europe and India, Astral International Pvt. Ltd Publishers, New Delhi in the book titled “Green Biotechnology” ( upcoming)
Award:

Singapore Management University, Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia awarded the Young Asian IP Scholar Award. In 5th Asian IP Works-in-Progress Conference January 2020.

International Seminar/Conference Papers
  • Invited speaker presented on the topic ”Internet of Thing and Challenges” for the Sixth Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies & Science (GETS) will be held at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Arizona State University, USA on May 16-18. 2018
  • Presented a paper on Anti-competitive practises of Pharma Industries :Lessons to be Learned “ in 5th Asian IP Works-in-Progress Conference 2020 organised by Singapore Management University, Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in on 9-10th January 2020.
  • Presented a paper on Protection of Traditional Knowledge Medicine under IPR Laws in India and GI in Two-Day National Seminar on “Effective Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions: National and Community Experiences”, May 3-4 2019 organised by NLU Assam
  • Presented a paper on “Hatch-Waxman Act & BPCIA of United States: Really regulating competition? in Ist IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia conference organised by WTO, WIPO, University of Geneva & International Islamic University of Malaysia at Kualalumpur, Malaysia on 31-2nd February 2019.
  • Presented a paper on Myriad gene patent decision and future of biotechnology organised by CNLU, Patna in the National seminar on IPR: Emerging issues and challenges on 23rd september 2018
  • Invited speaker for the 1st world conference on “Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health, 21-23 November 2017, New Delhi, India organised by WHO & GOI
  • Invited speaker presented on the topic” Effectiveness of sec.3(d) of Indian patent Act and participated in the 4th Visionary Intellectual Property Professors conference on Asian Co operation held on April 7-8, 2017 Shangai, China
  • Presented a paper on Biological research tool Patenting: Issues and concerns” in Singapore Management University, on February 23-24 2017
  • Invited speaker Presented the project on the topic” Effectiveness of sec.3(d) of Indian patent Act University on Round table on visionary IP Professors Asia IP co-operation held in National Taiwan University, Taipei on 30 september-1 October 2016
  • Invited speaker presented the project on the topic” Effectiveness of sec.3(d) of Indian patent Act Round table on visionary IP Professors Asia IP co-operation held in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin on 5-6 March, 2016
  • Presented a paper on “Access to Assisting Technologies for Disabled Persons: Role of Patent System with special reference to in India’ in the conference on Rethinking Patent culture – Disability, Prosthesis & Patenting organized by University of Leeds, United Kingdom on 18-19th September 2014.
  • Invited speaker for the national workshop in Biotechnology and Law organized by school of Legal studies, CUSAT on 12th & 13th jan 2018.
  • Invited speaker presented the on the topic “Patentability of pharmaceutical substances and biotechnology inventions : India & US approach ” in the seminar on Challenges to the patentability in pharma sector held in JSS University college of Law & Pharmacy, Mysore, Karnataka,-6 September,18, 2017
  • Resource person for the topic “Overview of Trade Mark Act” for District judges of Kerala, India held on 4th December 2015
  • Speaker on the topic “Overview of design Law & overlap with other IP” for Refresher course on IPR conducted by Interuniversity of IPR studies, Cochin University of science & Technology from 17th-24 june 2015
  • Speaker on the topic “Role of IPR in Biotechnology Industry” for Biotechnopreneur Programme is launched by Entrepreneur Development Institute under the sponsorship of Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM), Govt. of Gujarat Feb 23, 2015
National Seminar/Conference Papers
  • Invited speaker on IPR workshop organized by SriSri University, Cuttack, Odisha on 28th January 2019
  • Resource person for the 2days Regional workshop on Biodiversity organized by NLUO-NLSIU & UNDP March 4-5 2019
  • Invited speaker on the Topic: Human Rights & Environment in a UGC sponsored National seminar on “Human Rights: Concepts, Conflicts & consensus” organised by SN college, Thrissur in collaboration with Calicut University on 23-25 March, 2015.
  • Resource person for National Seminar on Access to health care held on 13-15 March 2016.
Others:
  • Recipient of IUCIPRS Justice Rajagopala Iyyangar summer fellowship for Law Teachers, CUSAT(2015-2016)
  • Recipient of Minor research project 2016-2017 on “ Bological research tools Patenting: issues and concerns
  • Worked as a Consultant for Green Peace India Society for research on “patents and related laws, with special emphasis on patents on agricultural products” 2011

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