Symbiosis Law School, Pune


Dr. Rupal Rautdesai
Associate Professor
Total Experience:10.9
Education : B.Sc. LLB, LLM, NET, Ph.D, Patent Attorney

Dr. RupalRautdesai graduated in Science after which she found her passion in Law. This led her to get a Bachelor and subsequently a Masters in Law from V. M. Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar, Goa. She has completed her doctorate in Law from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat and her research was on "Subject Matter of Patent: A comparative study with reference to India, United States and United Kingdom". Her area of specialization is Intellectual Property Rights. She is registered as a Patent Agent with the Indian Patent Office.

After obtaining her degree in Law, she practiced as an Advocate for two years and then joined into fulltime teaching since 2005. She joined Symbiosis Law School, Pune in June 2010.

She actively teaches Intellectual Property Laws to undergraduate as well as postgraduate students and is also identified as a guide for LL.M. dissertation students.

1. GurpurShashikala, RautdesaiRupal (11/2014) Revisiting Legal Education for Human Development: Best Practices in South Asia.Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 157: 254-265 (Thomson Reuteurs,ScienceDirect; ISSN: 1877-0428).

2. RautdesaiRupal, Ahmed Munnazzar (06/2014) Sustainable Development via Green Technology: A Pat ent Perspective. Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 4: 233-241 (DOAJ; ISSN: 2249-9598).

3. RautdesaiRupal (12/2014) Patents and Patentability Strategy in India: An Alert for Inventors, Symbiosis Contemporary Law Journal, Vol. II., Number 1, 2013, Pp 97-115 (ISBN: 978-93-5143-018-6).

She has attended a number of Conferences, Seminars and Workshops at the National and State Level. In 2011, she visited Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany under the DAAD Faculty Exchange Programme "Passage to India" during which she presented at the colloquium on the topic of "Intellectual Property – an Indo European Context with special focus on Geographical Indications".

Areas of Interest and Subjects Taught:
Intellectual Property Rights, Patent Law, Intellectual Property Asset Management, Copyright Law: Practice and Procedure, Interpretation of Statutes, Principles of Taxation Laws