Dr. Arul George Scaria

Dr Arul George Scaria is an Assistant Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC). He is also an Affiliate Faculty of the CopyrightX program, which is a course offered each year from January to May under the auspices of the Harvard Law School, the HarvardX distance-learning initiative, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University. His key areas of interest and specialisation are Intellectual Property and Competition Law.Arul has two single authored books to his credit. His first book Ambush Marketing: Game within a Game was published by the Oxford University Press in 2008. His new book, Piracy in the Indian Film Industry: Copyright and Cultural Consonance wasbrought by the Cambridge University Press in 2014. He has also contributed to different international journals by drawing from his research. Arul has made presentations in different international forums like the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the European Commission (EC), apart from speaking at different international conferences. He was also a member of the advisory committee constituted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), India, in 2014 for addressing the copyright license issues for the open e-textbooks project of NCERT.