Prof. (Dr.) Vishwas H. Devaiah is a Professor at JGLS and has served as Vice Dean & Director of the Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies (April 2020- July 2022). He is currently the Executive Director of CIPTEL & Co-Director, JIRICO. He has also served as the Managing Editor of the Jindal Global Law Review (JGLR) which is published by Springer (2015-2020). As a member of JIRICO, Vishwas and his colleagues have been recipients of a $2.1 million Research Grant from a US based multinational corporation. Vishwas’ primary areas of interest are Music and Copyright, Standard Essential Patents and Competition issues, Intersection of Health law, Bioethics and New Medical Technologies and Artificial Intelligence, Law and Ethics. He has published widely, and has served as a reviewer for the Asian Comparative Law Journal, the NUJS Law Review and the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. Vishwas worked as a research consultant for the World Health Organisation (WHO, South Asia) and the Clinton Health Action Initiative, and also co-founded the Initiative for Medicines Access and Knowledge (I-MAK), New York. Vishwas was selected for the Microsoft IP Teaching Fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle. He has received several research scholarships like the IMLAB scholarship, the Open Society Scholarship and the Asia Commons Grant. Vishwas obtained a PhD from the University of Liverpool, an LLM degree from the Warwick University, and a Bachelor of Laws (BAL, LLB) degree from University Law College, Bangalore. His PhD research was on the regulation of human embryonic stem cell research, titled ‘Protecting egg donors and patients in human embryonic stem cell research: A critical analysis of the current and proposed regulation in India.’ Prior to joining JGLS, Vishwas taught at the National University of Juridical Sciences, Calcutta.