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Shashank Pathak

Assistant Professor of Law

Courses and Research Interest: Intellectual Property Law, Cyber Law
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Mr Shashank Pathak has completed his Graduation B.A., LL. B from National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam, and LL.M. from National Law School of India University, Bangalore in Business Laws. He has frequently published Research Articles in reputed Journals including journals recognized by UGC and Chapters in edited books along with attending National level conferences on various themes of law. He has qualified UGC-NET in Law and was previously teaching as an Assistant Professor of Law at the School of Law, UPES, Dehradun. His areas of interest are Intellectual Property Rights, Cyber Law, Jurisprudence, and Business laws.


  • 2016 - B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), National law University and Judicial Academy, Assam
  • 2019 - LL.M. (Business Law)


  • 2022: Assistant Professor, Dharmashastra National Law University,
  • 2019-2022: Assistant Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun


(1) Journal Article -
"The Dichotomy between Technology Protection Measures (TPMs) & Fair-Use" published in Shodh Sarita, ISSN no. 2348-2397, (Volume 8, Issue 29, January to March 2021)
Anatomizing the Trademark Protection attributed to Meta Tags in India, KIIT Journal of Law and Society, ISSN No. 2231-5144 (Volume VI, Issue I November, 2016)
Triumph of freedom of speech and expression in the PK saga: a case comment on Ajay Gautam v union of India, published in Bharati Law Review, ISSN No. 2278- 6996 (Volume III, issue IV |April- June, 2015) UGC Approved- 41128
Indian Police Stations Need An Overhaul: veracity of the Statement, published in The Indian Police Journal, ISSN No. 0537-2429, (Volume LXII. Issue No. I January- March 2015) UGC Approved- 41365
Information and Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules 2011: Thin Gain with Bouquet of Problems, published in Manupatra Intellectual Property reports. (May, 2014)
(2) Book Chapter -
"Understanding the offence of film copyright piracy: a socio- legal analysis", a Book Chapter accepted for publication in CJAR handbook on socio economic offences at MPDNLU, (November, 2020)
"Right to Privacy: in the age of communication surveillance" published in book on Indo- Brazil congress on fundamental right, technology and education at NLSIU, published by Editora Íthala Ltda, ISBN- 978-85-5544-181-1( January, 2020)