Assistant Professor and Director – Jindal Initiative on Research in IP & Competition (JIRICO)
Assistant Director – Centre for Intellectual Property and Technology
Editor – Law & Policy Brief; and Convenor – Law & Policy Research Group
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 assistant professor at the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University and co-director of Jindal Initiative on Research in IP & Competition (JIRICO). He also serves as assistant director of Centre for IP & Technology Law, (founding) Editor of the Law & Policy Brief and Convener of Law & Policy Research Group.
He writes extensively on the role of technology and innovation in shaping societies, technical standards, licensing of essential patents and national IPR policies. 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 (Tokyo), Japan. He has been a Reseach Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich), Germany from 2013-2014. He is a recipient of the prestigious Max Planck Society doctoral fellowship (2009 - 2013) and has been an Erasmus Mundus scholar (2008-2009). He teaches microeconomics; economic analysis of law; innovation and society; technology and policy. In July 2017, he was selected as participant from India for XIVth WIPO-WTO IP Teachers Colloquium in Geneva to be part of a group of 28 IP scholars from as many countries. In 2015, he was invited to present his work on national IPR policies in WIPO (Geneva), and in 2013 he was responsible to scope and populate the IP module of Innovation Policy Platform for the STI Directorate of OECD.
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 Economcis from Madras School of Economics, College of Engineering, Anna University (India); and B.A. Honors in Economics from Delhi University.