Prof. Trupti Panigrahi

Prof. Trupti Panigrahi

Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law (Queen Mary University of London);

B.A. LL.B. (H) (Delhi Metropolitan Education, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University)

Trupti Panigrahi has graduated in Law from Delhi Metropolitan Education (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University) with Distinction. She has also secured a Distinction in her LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University of London. She is enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi.

Trupti has experience interning under legal luminaries like Late Member of Parliament & Senior Advocate, Mr. Ram Jethmalani, Former Cabinet Minister & Senior Advocate, Mr. Salman Khurshid. She is also the founder of the Cyber Cell of Delhi Metropolitan Education which aims at spreading awareness about Cyber Safety Measures and providing free legal aid to Cyber Crime victims.

During her LL.M., she was selected to work as a Student Adviser for qLegal – Legal Aid Cell of Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, where she advised clients/start-ups/tech-entrepreneurs on their commercial-legal issues. She also conducted a workshop on IP aspects of video games for students of Ada. National College for Digital Skills, London.

In recognition of her work in the field of Dance, Sports, Social Service, Adventure Activities & Residential Project, she was conferred with the International Award for Young People-Gold Award (also known as the Duke of Edinburgh Award). She is an Odissi Dancer and has performed in various prestigious National/International platforms. Trupti is passionate about promoting Indian culture and heritage and has delivered lectures on the same, both in India and abroad.

Trupti regularly organises and moderates guest lectures. Her interest in mooting, encourages her to participate in Moot Court Competitions in the capacity of a Judge. She has previously served as a Faculty-Coordinator of the Moot Court

Society of JGLS and Member of the Committee for Academic Support on Higher Education and Learning.

Research Articles

  • Panigarhi, T. (2021). Imposing liabilities on persons of influence: An urgent step towards public policy measures in India. International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice. 9, 137-157.

Book Chapter

  • Trupti Panigrahi, ‘Dancing Legally’ in S. Sivakumar and Lisa P. Lukose (eds), Novel Dimensions of Copyright Law (Thomson Reuters 2022).

Invited Speaker


  • Guest Speaker for sessions on Copyright Law entitled “Mind Your Copyright Buisness I & II” for Legalshala’s International Summer School, 2021
  • Panellist for a workshop on “Aspirants for Masters in Law – LL.M. in India or abroad; career and future prospects” by Delhi Metropolitan Education, 2022
  • Conducted 2 workshops on the Basics of Mooting as a Guest Speaker for Delhi Metropolitan Education Moot Court Society Workshop Series – Aao Nyaayalaya Vaad Seekhein 1.0 & 2.0, 2020 & 2021
  • Judged Oral Rounds of the 10th & 11th Amity International Moot Court Competition, 2020 & 2021
  • Judged Preliminary Round I of the 5th Annual Jindal Moot Court Competition, 2022
  • Judged the Preliminary Rounds of the 1st DME International Moot Court Competition, 2022 (Virtual Edition



Conferences and Lecture Series:

  • This is Lit!, 2022
  • Global Law Schools’ Summit, 2021
  • Judicial Services Examination Lecture Series, 202


Public Lectures, Guest Lectures, Panel Discussions and Webinars:

  • JGLS Public Lecture on Interpretation of Statutes: Understanding Judicial Considerations by Hon’ble Justice Arijit Pasayat (Former Judge, Supreme Court of India)
  • JGLS Public Lecture on How Laws can Facilitate in Making a More Inclusive Society by Professor (Dr.) Vikram Dutt (Project Manager, All India Confederation of the Blind)
  • JGLS Guest Lecture on Climate Change: An Opportunity to Construct a Global Solidarity by Adv. Bhuvan Ravindran
  • JGLS Panel Discussion on Freedom of Speech on the Internet: A Journey from Shreya Singhal v. UOI to Manav Singh by Adv. Shreya Singhal and Professor (Dr.) Courtenay Erin Morris (Professor of Legal Practice)
  • JGLS Public Lecture on Anecdotes from the Lives of Famous Judges in India by Hon’ble Justice Bhanwar Singh (Former Judge, Allahabad High Court)
  • Moderated the Office of the Dean of Research, JGU Panel Discussion on Video Games and IP with Discussants – Mr. Alexandros Alexandrou (PhD. Candidate, QMUL), Mr. Michael Dunford (PhD. Candidate, QMUL) and Mr. Salvatore Fasciana (PhD. Candidate, QMUL)
  • Engaged as a Discussant in CASHEL 1st Webinar entitled “LL.M. in the U.K. – What, When and How?” with Guest Speaker – Prof. (Dr.) Moiz Tundawala, Associate Professor, JGLS; B.A. LL.B. (Hons), NUJS; LL.M., SOAS (Felix Scholar); Ph.D., London School of Economics
  • Served as an Organising Committee Member for the 1st BHC-JGU Moot Court Competition in the capacity of a Faculty Coordinator of the Moot Court Society

Guest Sessions

  • Guest Session on Trade Marks by Adv. Santrupta Satapathy (Sr. Associate, Rahul Chaudhry & Partners)
  • Guest Session on Patent Law by Adv. Nischay Mall (Associate, Khaitan & Co.)
  • Guest Session on Understanding the Principle of Absolute Liability by Adv. Bhuvan Ravindran
  • Guest Session on Understanding Shreya Singhal v. UOI case by Adv. Shreya Singhal


  • 2nd National Conference on Cybercrime Investigation and Digital Forensics, 2022
  • Reviewer, Indian Law Institute Law Review (Summer Issue of 2021)

Core Courses:

  • Competition Law in Digital Markets (LL.M. Residential)
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • Law and Justice in a Globalising World (LL.M. Residential)
  • Law of Torts and Consumer Protection
  • Music and Copyrights (Blended LL.M.)
  • Regulation of Technology and Cyber Space

Elective Courses:

  • Ancient Indian Jurisprudence
  • Competition Law in Digital Markets

CLAIM Courses:

  • A Decade to the Merger Control Regime in India