MHRD IP-Chair Professor Coordinator
Prof.V.C.Vivekanandan received his PhD in Intellectual Property Laws and also holds his Master’s in Corporate Law & Securities and a Master’s in Public Administration.
He is currently the IP Chair Professor of the Ministry of HRD at NALSAR and also the Director of the Institute of Global Internet Governance & Advocacy at NALSAR. He is Adjunct Visiting Professor of Buffalo University, SUNY, New York and also a visiting professor to various institutes in India and Abroad.
He teaches IPR, Internet Law, Entertainment Law and researches on the interface of IP and Internet.
He had served as the Asia Pacific representative of ALAC in ICANN and also was a member of the Nominating Committee of ICANN in between 2008-2011. He was aNWO-ICSSR research fellow with Maastricht University in 2010.
He served as the Dean of the Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law at IIT Kharagpur in 2009-2010 and also as the Head of the Distance Education Department at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2009.
His non-law interests include music, cinema and travel.