Prof. (Dr.) Indranath Gupta is Professor & Dean of Research & Controller of Examinations 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.