Mr Abhijeet Kumar
Abhijeet is a PhD researcher at the Queen Mary University of London, and a recipient of the Herchel Smith Fellowship, researching the issues related to the protection of Indigenous Cultural Heritages through intellectual property regime. He has done his B.A., LL.B. degree, with a Gold Medal and dual honours in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights, from NLU Odisha (India), and his LLM degree, as the batch-topper, from NLU Jodhpur (India), with specialisation in Intellectual Property Rights. He has authored several research papers, book chapters and reviews, along with his first monograph titled ‘A Complete Guide to Valuation of IP Assets (With Discussions on Managing, Auditing and Taxing IPs)’, published by Thomson Reuters. He has professional experience of practising as an Advocate before Courts in India and is presently employed as an In-house Counsel for Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, a ‘Maharatna’ Undertaking of Govt. of India.