Mr. Shamnad Basheer
Professor Shamnad Basheer is the founder of the popular Indian intellectual property blog, SpicyIP. He was rated as one of the top 50 IP personalities by MIP (Managing Intellectual Property) in 2015. He was recently appointed as the Bok Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He served for two years as an expert on the IP global advisory council (GAC) of the World Economic Forum (WEF). For his contributions to intellectual property law, he was awarded the 2014-15 Infosys Prize (in the Humanities category) by a jury headed by Nobel Laureate, Prof Amartya Sen.