Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Career Development and Executive Director, Centre for Intellectual Property & Technology Law
B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) (NUJS-Kolkata), LLM (King’s College, London)
Arpan Banerjee is Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property & Technology Law at Jindal Global Law School. He is also an affiliated faculty member at the Centre for Intellectual Property Research at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington. He is currently on leave, as a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor’s Fellowship. He is being hosted by Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, with research stays at Oxford University (as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre) and King’s College London.
Arpan's main areas of interest are copyright law, trade mark law and entertainment law. He has published in leading journals, spoken at major international intellectual property law conferences, and received prestigious fellowships, prizes and grants. Arpan’s recent accomplishments include winning the prestigious ATRIP writing prize (2015-16) and being selected for the 9th Stanford-Penn International Junior Faculty Forum (2016). Prior to joining Jindal, Arpan taught at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur as an Assistant Professor (promoted to tenure-track). Before joining academia, Arpan practised as an intellectual property lawyer. He worked on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters, advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small enterprises. Arpan is a graduate of the National University of Juridical Sciences, Calcutta and King's College, London.