Associate Professor and Editor-Legal and Policy Brief and Convener - Law and Policy Research Group & Executive Director, Centre for Ranking & Benchmarking
B.A. Honors Economics (Delhi University)
M.Sc. Economics (Madras School of Economics, Anna University)
LL.M. (Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Hamburg, University of Manchester)
Ph.D. (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Munich (LMU))
Dr. Ashish Bharadwaj is an Associate Professor at the Jindal Global Law School and Director of Jindal Initiative on Research in IP & Competition (JIRICO) at O.P. Jindal Global University in Delhi NCR, India. He also serves as Assistant Director of Centre for IP & Technology Law. He writes extensively on the role of technology and innovation in shaping societies, technical standards/SSOs and patent licensing, and national IPR as well as innovation policies. He teaches courses on economic analysis of law; innovation and society; technology and policy.
He is an affiliated faculty at the Center for IP Research, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University (Bloomington), USA and a visiting associate professor at the Institute for Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan. He has been a Reseach Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich), Germany; a recipient of the prestigious Max Planck Society doctoral fellowship; and Erasmus Mundus scholarship of the European Commission. He holds a Ph.D. from the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich (LMU/University of Munich, Germany); LL.M. (European Master in Law and Economics) from Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands), University of Hamburg and University of Manchester (UK); M.Sc. in Economics from Madras School of Economics, College of Engineering, Anna University (India); and B.A. Honors in Economics from Delhi University.
In 2018, he was invited to present his work on innovation ecosystem in India by the Institute for Global Law & Policy at Harvard Law School. In 2017, he was selected as the participant from India to be part of a group of 28 IP scholars from as many countries for the WTO IP Teachers Colloquium in Geneva. In 2015, he was invited to present his work on national IPR policies in Sub-Saharan African countries in WIPO in Geneva, and in 2013 he was responsible to scope and populate the IP module of World Bank and OCEDs Innovation Policy Platform on behalf of the STI Directorate of OECD.
June 2018. 'How is India Innovating Technologically, And What Is The Reliance On The Patent System?', IGLP 2018 Conference on Law in Global Political Economy: Heterodoxy Now, at Institute of Global Law & Policy, Harvard Law School (U.S.)
April 2018. 'Strategic Actions Speak Louder Than Words? A Framework for National IP Policy Making (with Owais H. Shaikh)', Conference on Intellectual Property in Transitions: (Re)Imagining Intellectual Property by University of Exeter Law School, New IP Lawyers Network, and the Science, Culture and the Law Research Centre, in Exeter (U.K.)
April 2018. 'Where is the Woman Inventor and Entrepreneur in India: Exploring the Gender Dimension of Patents in India (with Upasana Mahana and Indranath Gupta)', Conference on Intellectual Property in Transitions: (Re)Imagining Intellectual Property by University of Exeter Law School, New IP Lawyers Network, and the Science, Culture and the Law Research Centre, in Exeter (U.K.)
April 2018. 'Dynamics of Industrial R&D, Technological Innovation and IPRs: Evidence-Based On New Survey Data From India', Conference on Intellectual Property in Transitions: (Re)Imagining Intellectual Property by University of Exeter Law School, New IP Lawyers Network, and the Science, Culture and the Law Research Centre, in Exeter (U.K.)