Tower Center Monthly Seminar | The Idea of International Intellectual Property

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
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Professor Shubha Ghosh, University of Wisconsin Law School
Fellow of the John G. Tower Center for Political Studies

ghosh Tower Center Fellow, Shubha Ghosh is the Vilas Research
Fellow and Professor of Law at University of Wisconsin. He has authored numerous scholarly articles and book chapters as well as several books in the fields of intellectual property, competition law and policy, international law, and legal theory. His scholarship is among the most cited of the law school faculty. He is a member of the American Law Institute (ALI), American Antitrust Institute (AAI), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), International Association for Advancement in Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), past chair and co-founder of the AALS Section on Law & South Asian Studies, and member of the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Internet and Computer Law. He currently (2013) serves on a university committee reviewing UW System policy on copyright. He also recently co-authored an amicus brief in support of Bowman in the case of Bowman v Monsanto, under review by the US Supreme Court. He also spoke (via Skype) at the National Law School of Delhi on the Novartis decision of the Indian Supreme Court upholding the denial of an evergreened patent for a cancer drug. He is a member of the State Bar of California and of the United States Supreme Court Bar.

Professor Ghosh’s publications include student-edited law reviews and peer-reviewed publications. He has published in Illinois Law Review, AIPLA Law Journal (peer reviewed publication of the American Intellectual Property Law Association); King’s College Law Review (peer reviewed publication by King’s College, London); Queen Mary’s Journal of Intellectual Property (peer reviewed publication by Queen Mary’s University, London); International Review of Law and Economics (peer reviewed); UC Davis Law Review; Harvard Journal of Law and Technology; Case Western Reserve Law Review; Tulane Law Review; University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Business Law; Florida Law Review; Berkeley Journal of Law and Technology; Columbia Journal of Asian Law; Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA; San Diego Law Review; and other leading law reviews. He has published books and book chapters with Thomson-West, Lexis-Nexis, and Cambridge University Press. He has given invited lectures and seminar presentations at Stanford Law School, Oxford Intellectual Property Centre, Oxford Center for Internet Law, University of Edinburgh Faculty of Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, National Law School of India University in Bangalore, NALSAR (Hyderabad), Boston University Law School, University of Dayton Law School, Emory Law School, Georgetown Law Center, University of Florida Law School, Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, University of St Thomas (Minneapolis) Law School, and other leading universities.

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