Global Academy (Hybrid) on NATURAL RESOURCE LAW & GOVERNANCETurin, Italy | 21-30 July 2024

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Professor of Law & Director of India Program

Texas A & M School of Law

Texan A & M University

1515 Commerce Street

Fort Worth, TX – 76102


Areas of Expertise

International Intellectual Property Law; Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals; Health Care & Global Governance; International Law; Science and Law; Trade & Development; Environment, Agriculture & Sustainable Development; Agriculture & Development

Brief Bio

Prof. Srividhya Ragavan joined the Texas A & M School of Law in 2016 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Dr. Srividhya Ragavan’s research emphasizes issues relating to international trade and intellectual property rights. She writes on a variety of related issues including traditional knowledge, pharmaceutical patenting and agricultural subsidies. Her work, both research as well as service, particularly focuses on India. Ragavan’s monograph Patents and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries was published by Oxford University Press. Dr. Ragavan’s co-edited book with Irene Calboli on diversity in intellectual property was published by Cambridge University Press.

Dr. Ragavan serves as a Consultant to the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Government of India. Dr. Ragavan has served as a Fulbright Nehru Scholar and as a Fulbright Specialist in the South Asia region. Dr. Ragavan has a SJD from the George Washington University Law School, an LL.M. from King's College, University of London and B.A. LL.B. (Honors) from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

Publications (Weblink only), if any:

  • Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, (2012)
  • Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interest and Intersections. New York: Cambridge University Press (2015)
  • Intellectual Property Law and Access to Medicines: TRIPS Agreement, Health, and Pharmaceuticals. London: Routledge (2021)
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