Centre For Post Graduate Legal Studies

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Dr.Indranath Gupta

Controller of Examinations, JGU

Associate Professor, JGLS; Assistant Director, Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies; Assistant Director, Centre for Intellectual Property and Technology Law and Senior Research Fellow, JIBS

 

LL.B. (Calcutta), LL.M. (East Anglia, UK), LL.M. (Aberdeen, UK), Ph.D. (Brunel, London, UK).

 
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Indranath Gupta is Associate Research Professor at the JGLS.  He is Assistant Director of the Centre for Postgraduate Legal Studies and the Centre for Intellectual Property and Technology Law. He is the Co-Director of JIRICO, Assistant Dean (Student Initiatives), and Senior Fellow at the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS).

He received his LL.B. degree from the University of Calcutta, India; holds an LL.M. with distinction from the University of Aberdeen, UK; and holds a postgraduate research LL.M. in Computer Law from the University of East Anglia, UK. He obtained his Ph.D. from Brunel University, London, UK.

 

He has been involved in qualitative and quantitative research. He was appointed as the research collaborator by the Università Bocconi, Milan, Italy, for a project funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme, and he is actively involved in a research project on copyright with researchers in Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He has also worked as an advocate in a solicitor’s firm at the Calcutta High Court. He has published in European and Indian Law journals and has spoken at international conferences and seminars. His research areas include database right, copyright, data protection, cyber law and the interface of IP and competition law.

Journal Articles/Comments/Edited Journals: (Selective)

  •  Shifting Focus on Hold-Out Situations in SEP Licensing: Perspectives from EU, US, and India”, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, (Forthcoming, 2018). (with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas Devaiah and Ms. Shruti Bhushan).

 

  • High-tech and Antitrust: The Importance of Due Process (with Prof. Avirup Bose) JIRICO Brief, Volume 1, Issue 5, May 2018.

 

  • European Commission’s approach to develop a framework to resolve SEP related issues to unlock the potential growth in IoT. (with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas Devaiah). JIRICO Brief, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2018

 

  • Understanding digital piracy through the lens of psychosocial, criminological and cultural factors (with Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni and Ms. Garima Jain) (International Journal of Technology Policy and Law, Volume 3, No 1, 2017).

 

  • Standardization. Patents and Competition Issues: Global Developments and Perspectives (with Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj and Prof. Sunita Tripathy) Jindal Global Law Review, Vol. 8, No.2, October, 2017.

 

  • Introduction to the JGLR special issue on standardization, patents and competition issues: global developments and perspectives (with Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj and Prof. Sunita Tripathy) in Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj, Prof. (Dr.) Indranath Gupta and Prof. Sunita Tripathy Standardization. Patents and Competition Issues: Global Developments and Perspectives, Jindal Global Law Review, Vol. 8, No.2, October, 2017.

 

  • CJEU decides on private copying levy on detachable memory cards (with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas Devaiah) Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice (2016) 11:6.

 

  • The scope of Database Directive: Ryanair v P R Aviation, Court of Justice of the European Union, Case C-30/14, (with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas Devaiah) Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2015) 10:9.

 

  •  The Road Ahead for Domestic Workers in India: Legal and Policy Challenges (with Prof. (Dr.) Upasana Mahanta), Law and Policy Brief, O P Jindal Global University (2015) September, Vol 1, No 9. 

 

  • Are websites adequately communicating terms and conditions link in a browse-wrap agreement?’, European Journal for Law and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2012

 

  • The issue of reasonable foreseeability in a Distributed Denial of Service Attack, The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) Journal of Cyber Law, Volume VII No.1 February (2008).

 

  • ‘.XXX’ Sponsored Top-Level Domain-Is it a solution to curb child abuse due to Internet pornography, The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) Journal of Cyber Law, Vol. V No.1 February (2006) (Re-printed).

 

  • ‘.XXX’ Sponsored Top-Level Domain-Is it a solution to curb child abuse due to Internet pornography (2005) SCRIPT-ed 2:3.

 

Books/Book Chapters: (Selective)

 

 

  • ​India’s Participatory Role in the Database Debate at WIPO, in Locating India in the Contemporary International Legal Orders, Srinivas Burra, Rajesh Babu, R. (Eds.), Springer,(2018)

 

  • Piracy in the digital Era: Psychosocial, Criminological and Cultural Factors with Prof.(Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni and Ms. Garima Jain (Forthcoming, Springer 2018)

 

  • Multidimensional Approaches Towards New Technology: Insights on Innovation, Patents and Competition with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas H. Devaiah, Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bhardwaj and Prof. (Dr.) Indranath Gupta (eds.) (Forthcoming, Springer 2018).

 

  • ‘Evolving Huawei Framework:  SEPs and Grant of Injunctions’ (with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas H. Devaiah, Mr. Dipesh A. Jain and Mr. Vishal Srivastava) in Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj, Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas H. Devaiah and Prof. (Dr.) Indranath Gupta (eds.) Multidimensional Approaches Towards New Technology: Insights on Innovation, Patents and Competition (Forthcoming, Springer 2018).

 

  • Recognizing the Rights of Domestic Workers in India: Challenges and Way Forward (with Prof. (Dr.) Upasana Mahanta (ed.)) (Forthcoming, Springer 2018).

 

  • General Principles of Law of Contract (Forthcoming, Taxmann Publishing).

 

  • ‘User control in social media: A Case Study of Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat’ in Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni and Ms. Garima Jain (eds.) Internet Infidelity: An Interdisciplinary Insight in a Global Context (Springer 2018).

 

  • Complications and Quandaries in the ICT Sector:  Standard Essential Patents and Competitions Issues (with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas H. Devaiah, Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bhardwaj, (eds.)) (Springer, 2017).

 

  • ‘CCI’s Investigation of Abuse of Dominance: Adjudicatory Traits in Prima Facie Opinion’ (with Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas H. Devaiah and Mr. Dipesh A. Jain) in Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bhardwaj, Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas H. Devaiah and Prof. (Dr.) Indranath Gupta(eds.) Complications and Quandaries in the ICT Sector:  Standard Essential Patents and Competitions Issues (Springer, 2017).

 

  • Footprints of Feist in European Database Directive: A legal analysis of IP Law-making in Europe (Springer, 2017).

 

  • ‘Alternative measures in curbing Movie and Software Piracy in India’ (with Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni and Ms. Garima Jain) in Dr. Emilio Viano (ed.) Cybercrime, Organized Crime and Societal Responses: International Approaches (Springer, 2016).

 

  • ‘Consent for data processing in e-commerce transactions: UK empirical evidence’ (with Dr. Stavroula Karapapa), in M. Bottis, E. Alexandropoulou and I. Inglezakis (eds.) Values and Freedoms in Modern Information Law and Ethics, Athens (Nomiki Vivliothiki 2012).

 

  • ‘Domain Names: Piracy and Protection’ in G Usha (ed.) XXX Sponsored Top-Level Domain-Is it a solution to curb child abuse due to Internet pornography (Amicus Books, The ICFAI University Press, India, 2008) (Re-printed).

 

Book Review:

  • N S Gopalakrishnan and T G Agitha, Principles of Intellectual Property (2014) Journal of the Indian Law Institute 56(2)

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS (Selective)

  • Upasana Mahanta, Ashish Bharadwaj and Indranath Gupta, ‘Where is the Woman Inventor and Entrepreneur in India: Exploring the Gender Dimension of Patents in India (Intellectual Property in Transitions: (Re)-Imagining Intellectual Property, University of Exeter, (U.K), April 2018)

 

  • Indranath Gupta, Vishwas H. Devaiah, Dipesh Jain and Vishal Shrivastava, ‘The Test of Unwillingness in SEP cases: Lessons for India’ (BILETA 2018, University of Aberdeen (U.K), April 2018)

 

  • Sanjeev P. Sahni, Indranath Gupta and Sweta Lakhani, ‘Digital Piracy in India: The Lack of Awareness Factor Leading to Piracy’ (Intellectual Property in Transitions: (Re)-Imagining Intellectual Property, University of Exeter, (U.K), April 2018)

 

  • Indranath Gupta,Vishwas H. Devaiah, Dipesh Jain and Vishal Shrivastava, ‘The Test of Unwillingness in SEP cases: Lessons for India’  (PatCon 8, San Diego, March 2018)

 

  • Indranath Gupta and Vishwas H. Devaiah, ’Issues preceding CCI investigation of abuse of dominance in SEP cases: Its relevancy at the stage of initiating investigation against SEP holders’ (The Law and Economics of Patent Systems, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, January 2017)

 

  • Indranath Gupta, ‘Jurisdiction of Competition Authorities’, (O.P. Jindal Global University, India, June 2016

 

  • Sanjeev P. Sahni, Garima Jain and Indranath Gupta,’ Understanding the digital piracy in India through the lens of psychological, sociological and cultural factors’ (7th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics, Pretoria, February 2016)

 

  • Sanjeev P. Sahni, Indranath Gupta and Garima Jain, ‘Digital Piracy: An Indian example of the complexities, Cyber Deviance Cyber Crime: A Revolution in Socio- Legal Norms’ (Onati International Institute for Sociology of Law, Spain, May 2015)

 

  • Indranath Gupta, ‘Net Neutrality and the Future of Digital India: User generated content and the debate on net neutrality’, (O.P. Jindal Global University, India, May 2015)

 

  • Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, (Doha, Qatar April, 2015)

          

           Ancillary Meetings:

  • An International Perspective on Cybercrime: complexities and way forward (Moderator)
  • Internet Infidelity: Adultery in the Age of Technology (Panel)
  • Global Perspective on Death Penalty (Panel)
  • Sexual Violence against Women: Strengthening Preventive Steps (Panel)

 

  • Indranath Gupta, ‘Copyright Law in the Electronic Age: The Act of Balancing’, (United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan, National Law University Delhi, January 2015)

 

  • Indranath Gupta, ‘The Indian Society of International Law, (World Congress on International Law: Technology and Development of International Law’, Delhi, January 2015)

 

  • Indranath Gupta, ‘The curious case of database legislation: Tremors of Feist, Effect in Europe, Ripples at WIPO’, (Development, Governance and Law in China and India, O.P. Jindal Global University, New Delhi, November 2014)

 

  • Upasana Mahanta and Indranath Gupta , ‘Urbanisation and shifting Notions on Work: Exploring the Issues of domestic workers in India’ ,(Beijing Normal University, International Development and Public Policy Alliance, Beijing, July 2013

 

  • Indranath Gupta and Upasana Mahanta, Recognition of the rights of domestic workers in India: National Policy or Comprehensive Legislation? (Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, India, February 2013)

 

  • Indranath Gupta and Stavroula Karapapa, ‘Consent for data processing in e-commerce transactions: UK empirical evidence’ (4th International Conference on International Law and Ethics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2011)

 

  • Indranath Gupta, ‘UK Empirical Evidence on Data Protection Compliance: Consent for Data Processing’ (BILETA Conference, Manchester (UK), April 2011)

 

  • Indranath Gupta and Maurizio Borghi, ‘Cultural Heritage, User-Generated Content and Cultural Production: User-generated case law analysis’ (Seventh Framework Programme, Manchester(UK), March 2010)

 

  • Indranath Gupta and Maurizio Borghi , ‘Models for Managing Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet: Online Distribution of Digital Media Content: Enforceability of a Browse-Wrap Licensing Agreement’ (Seventh Framework Programme , Manchester (UK) ,March 2010)