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Prof. Srividhya Ragavan

Visiting Professor

Srividhya Ragavan is a Professor of Law at the Texas A&M University School of Law and the Faculty Director of the School’s India Program. Ragavan is attached to the Center for Learning Intellectual Property Rights. Ragavan’s research emphasizes issues relating to international trade law and intellectual property rights. Ragavan’s monograph Patents and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries was published by the Oxford University Press. Ragavan’s co-edited book with Irene Calboli titled Diversity in Intellectual property was published by Cambridge University Press. Her book with Amaka Vanni titled Intellectual Property Law And Access To Medicine: TRIPS Agreement, Health, And Pharmaceuticals is forthcoming with Routledge in 2021. She has authored numerous papers, law reviews and book chapters on a variety of issues relating to intellectual property law, traditional knowledge, pharmaceutical patenting and agricultural subsidies. Sri Ragavan has been regularly featured in op-eds in several Indian media such as Hindu Business Line, The Hindu, DNA, LiveMint and also the All India Radio. She has also represented in support of India’s position involving access to medication issues with the US International Trade Commission and at the Office of the US Trade Representative.

Sri Ragavan is the ADVANCE Administrative Fellow of Texas A&M University in 2021-22. She was a recipient of the PESCA Grant in 2017. She also a recipient of the GIAN Grant from the Ministry of Human Resource, Government of India. Sri Ragavan’s work can be found in the SSRN and BePress Page. Srividhya was attached with the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2011 as the Fulbright Nehru CORE Scholar. In 2013, Srividhya became a Fulbright Specialist for the South Asia Region and was associated with the Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Studies in Bangalore. In 2017, Ragavan received the GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Networks) Grant from the Ministry of Human Resource, Government of India.

Ragavan graduated with a BA. LLB (Honors) from the National Law School of India University in Bangalore where she was a merit certificate holder. Further, Ragavan received the Overseas Development Agency Shared Scholarship Scheme (ODASS Scholarship) administered by the Administration of Commonwealth Universities to pursue her LL.M from King’s College, University of London. Later, Ragavan completed her SJD from the George Washington University Law School. Ragavan was the First Texas Instruments Visiting Scholar at the Center for Advanced Study & Research on Intellectual Property at the University of Washington at Seattle.