Thambisetty, Siva

Dr Siva Thambisetty  

Department

Position held

Assistant Professor of Law

 

Non LSE positions held

Molecular Biosciences Division, Imperial College 2011-12

Visiting fellow

 

Osgoode School of law, York University Toronto

Associate, IP Osgoode

 

Royal Society for Arts

Fellow

 

University of Oxford

External Examiner Intellectual Property Diploma

 

Experience keywords:

biotechnology; intellectual property; patent law

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Dr. Thambisetty teaches at graduate and undergraduate levels and researches on patent law, innovation and legal institutions. In addition to several book chapters, she has published in Jurimetrics, the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, the European Intellectual Property Review, Intellectual Property Quarterly and Nature Biotechnology.

In 2011-12 she received an inter-disciplinary award from the EPSRC to work on synthetic biology and was visiting fellow at the Division of Molecular Biosciences at Imperial College, London. Her policy work includes papers on human genome research and development for the Commission on Intellectual Property Rights 2002, patent litigation for the Strategic Advisory Board on Intellectual Property 2009 and an academic expert report to the Nuffield Bioethics Council Working Group on Emerging Biotechnologies, 2012.

She is a research affiliate of IP Osgoode at York University, was the first Regional Champion for India at the London school of Economics, and is a Fellow of the RSA.

She is also a member of the India@LSE Blog Advisory Board

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Law

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7249

Publications

2017

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2017) The construction of legitimacy in European patent law Intellectual Property Quarterly (3). ISSN 1364-906X (In Press)

2016

Thambisetty, Siva (2016) Alice and ‘something more’: the drift towards European patent jurisprudence Journal of Law and the Biosciences. ISSN 2053-9711

2014

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2014) Learning needs in the patent system and emerging technologies: a focus on synthetic biology Intellectual Property Quarterly (1). 13-39. ISSN 1364-906X

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2014) Novartis v Union of India and the person skilled in the art: a missed opportunity Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, 4 (1). 79-94. ISSN 2045-9807

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2014) Novartis v Union of India and the person skilled in the art: a missed opportunity Law Society and Economy Working Paper Series, 10.2139/ssrn.2336497. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) The alumni factor: LSE’s greatest asset in India South Asia @ LSE (21 Feb 2013) blog

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) Due process threatened? What the Delhi rape case reveals about justice in India South Asia @ LSE (8 Jan 2013) blog

Chaudhry, Yug and Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) Mercy, fairness and the death penalty in India South Asia @ LSE (4 Feb 2013) blog

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) The alumni factor: LSE’s greatest asset in India India at LSE (21 Feb 2013) Blog entry

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) Compulsory licenses for pharmaceuticals: an inconvenient truth? India at LSE (25 Mar 2013) Blog entry

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) Due process threatened? What the Delhi rape case reveals about justice in India India at LSE (8 Jan 2013) Blog entry

Chaudhry, Yug and Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) Mercy, fairness and the death penalty in India India at LSE (4 Feb 2013) Blog entry

Jenny, Frédéric and Lianos, Ioannis and Hovenkamp, Herbert and Marshall, Frances and Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) Competition law, intellectual property rights and dynamic analysis: towards a new institutional “equilibrium?” Concurrences, 2013 (4). 13. ISSN 1773-9578

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) The evolution of sufficiency in common law LSE Law, Society and Economy Working Paper Series, 6/2013. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) The learning needs of the patent system: implications from institutionalism for emerging technologies like synthetic biology LSE law, society and economy working paper series, 18/2013. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2013) Novartis v Union of India and the person skilled in the art: a missed opportunity London School of Economics and Political Science ; Social Sciences Research Network, London, UK.

2012

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2012) View of a Twitter debutante LSE Connect, 24 (2). 7. ISSN 2044-7418

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2012) Imagining an accessible India South Asia @ LSE (8 Oct 2012) blog

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2012) Imagining an accessible India India at LSE (8 Oct 2012) Blog entry

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2012) Access to knowledge or publisher profits? The challenges of fair copying for educational purposes in India South Asia @ LSE (19 Sep 2012) blog

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2012) Access to knowledge or publisher profits? The challenges of fair copying for educational purposes in India India at LSE (19 Sep 2012) Blog entry

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2012) The analytical significance of emergence in the patent system Evidence review for the Working Group on Emerging Biotechnologies, Nuffield Council on Bioethics, London, UK.

2010

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2010) Sufficiency of disclosure in the common law: complexity, divergence and confusion In: Bently, Lionel and Ng, Catherine W. and D’Agostino, Giuseppina, (eds.) The Common Law of Intellectual Property: Essays in Honour of Professor David Vaver. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 199-220. ISBN 9781841139708

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2010) SMEs and patent litigation: policy-based evidence making? European Intellectual Property Review, 32 (3). 143-145. ISSN 0142-0461

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2010) Patent litigation in the United Kingdom: solutions in search of a problem? European Intellectual Property Review, 32 (5). 238-246. ISSN 0142-0461

2009

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2009) Timing, change and continuity in the patent system In: Haunss, Sebastian and Shadlen, Kenneth C., (eds.) Politics of Intellectual Property: Contestation Over the Ownership, Use, and Control of Knowledge and Information. Edward Elgar, UK, 211-238. ISBN 9781848443037

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2009) Legal transplants in patent law: why "utility" is the new "industrial applicability" Jurimetrics, 49 (2). 155-201. ISSN 0022-6793

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2009) Increasing returns in the patent system: institutional sources and consequences for law LSE law, society and economy working papers, 07-2009. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani and Kumaramangalam, K. (2008) Peer-review and patents: why the goose that lays the golden egg may be a red herring European Intellectual Property Review, 30 (5). 171-173. ISSN 0142-0461

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2008) Legal transplants in patent law: why utility is the new industrial applicability LSE law, society and economy working papers, 06-2008. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani and Ramakrishna, T. (2007) Intellectual property rights in biotechnology: key issues In: Ramamurthi, R. and Bali, Geetha, (eds.) Biotechnology and Biosafety. Aph Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, India, 93-114. ISBN 9788131302651

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2007) Institutional nature of the patent system: implications for bioethical decision-making In: Lenk, Christian and Hoppe, Nils and Andorno, Roberto, (eds.) Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property. Ashgate, 247-268. ISBN 9780754626989

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2007) Patents as credence goods Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 27 (4). 707-740. ISSN 0143-6503

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2007) Patents as credence goods LSE law, society and economy working papers, 04-2007. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2002

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2002) Human genome patents and developing countries Study Paper 10, Commission on Intellectual Property Rights.

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2002) Patents and human genome research in developing countries: problems and proposals Journal of World Intellectual Property, 5 (5). 685-723. ISSN 1422-2213

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2002) Database access crucial for developing countries Nature Biotechnology, 20 (8). 775-775. ISSN 1087-0156

Thambisetty, Sivaramjani (2002) Understanding morality as a ground for exclusion from patentability under European law Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics, 12 (2). 48-53. ISSN 1173-2571

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Siva Thambisetty is a lecturer in intellectual property law at the London School of Economics. She holds a BA; LLB (Hons) degree from the National Law School of India University (Bangalore), a two-year BCL from the University of Oxford (funded by a Felix Award) and a DPhil (funded by a Welcome Trust Prize Studentship).

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