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Ms. Deepika Chhangani

Ms. Deepika Chhangani

Assistant Professor


Co - Convener

Innovation, Start - Up and Entrepreneurship Committee

Specialization: Intellectual Property Rights, Tort Law and Constitutional Law B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M.

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. (IPR & IT), Ph.D. (Pursuing)

E – mail Id: deepika.chhangani@nmims.edu

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (Coursework Completed) – School of Law, Christ University (2020 – Present)
  • LL.M. (Intellectual Property & Information Technology), Department of Law, Mumbai University (2013-2015) (Highest Marks in Dissertation)
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, Punjab (2007-2012) (CGPA: 9)

Areas of Research Interest:

Ph.D.: OTT Media Platforms and territoriality paradox under Copyright Law

Areas of Research: Commodification of TK, IP and Business Studies, Economics of Tort Law and Political Landscaping of Constitutional Law Matters

Work Experience (Academic & Research):

  • Working as an Assistant Professor in Law at Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, NMIMS (June, 2017-Present)
  • Visiting Faculty – IP Law, MBA (Law), School of Business Management, NMIMS (2018)
  • Research and Project Coordinator at Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) (February, 2017- April, 2017)
  • Teacher Associate in Law at Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) (July, 2015 – December, 2016)
  • Faculty of Law, Law School Tutorial, Career Launcher, Patiala (April, 2011-April, 2012

Courses taught

  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Traditional Knowledge, Farmers and Breeders Rights
  • Trademarks Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing
  • Constitutional Law

Teaching Pedagogy and Innovation:

Socratic Method, Visual Stimulation Aids, Flipped Classroom, Case Study Method and Inquiry – Based Learning

Total Teaching Experience:

6 Years


·IP Associate at Agnihotri and Jha Associates (February, 2013 – September, 2013)

Fellowships, Achievements, Awards and Honors:

·Awarded Best Student Award in Student Induction Program conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Jodhpur Chapter, 2010.

·Awarded Third Best Memorial in Surana & Surana, National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition 2010, organized by Army Institute of Law, Mohali.


Co-Curricular and extra-Curricular:

  • Mentor, Trademarks & IP for Start – Ups, Atal Incubation Centre (AIC), NMIMS
  • External Evaluator, MBA (Law) Dissertations, School of Business Management, NMIMS (2019 – Present)
  • Member, Advisory Panel, Drafters – on – Demand (DOD) (August, 2020 – Present)
  • Judge, NILS Business and Human Right Moot Court Competition (Asia Pacific Rounds), MNLU, January, 2018
  • Judge, RGNUL National Moot Court Competition, RGNUL Patiala, 2017

Summits, Conferences and Seminars Attended:

·Research Paper titled ‘The Traditional Knowledge Bill, 2016 And The Fight Against Bio - Piracy: Justified Attempt Or A Calculated Myth?’, AMU Law Society Review 2020, Aligarh Muslim University (Confirmed) (2020)

·Research Paper titled ‘Conventionality v/s Unconventionality: Critical Analysis of Recent Developments in Trademark Law’, Legal Development and Policy Review, Law League, MNLU Mumbai (2019)

·International Paper Publication titled ‘Competition Law and Oil and Gas Sector in India: A Critical Analysis’, Journal of Academic Perspectives, ISSN 2328-8264 (2018)


·Research Paper titled ‘Celebrity Endorsements and IP Valuation in India: A comparative legal study of India and USA’, Entertainment Law Jurisprudence: Contemporary Perspectives, Imperial Publications, ISBN: 978-93-5346-271-0 (2018)

·International Paper Publication titled ‘Cyber Bullying and the Young Generation: A Socio – legal analysis of the Human rights Regime in Australia’, Universality of Human Rights: Current Scenario, Department of Law, Mumbai University, E – ISBN: 978-93-5267-851-8 (2016)

·Articletitled "Delhi High Court’s Judgment in Samsung Electronics Case: Legal Issues in Parallel Imports” in ‘Lex Witness’, May, 2013.

·International Paper Presentation titled ‘Competition Law and Oil and Gas Sector in India: A Critical Analysis’, Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration and the Environment, St. Hugh College, Oxford University, UK.

·International Paper Presentation titled "Driving Trends in Intellectual Property Valuation: Through Brands Rewired Process”, MIPS’2014, IIT Mumbai, February, 2014.

·Paper Presentation titled "Technology and Mercurial Social Media Networking: Science of today’s Indian Celebrities”, Faculty of Law, MS University, Baroda, March, 2014

Workshops and Professional Training Programs Attended:

·2 Week Refresher Course on ‘Research Methodology’ organised (under the Ministry of Education’s Pt. MM Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching) by Teaching Learning Centre, TLC Ramanujan College, University of Delhi (20thJuly, 2021 – 3rd August, 2021)

·5 Day Faculty Development Programme on ‘Law and Economics’ organized by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, Punjab (26-30th July, 2021)

·1 Week FDP on ‘E – Learning Platforms’ by Electronics & ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati (Initiative under Ministry of Information & Technology) (7-14th September, 2020)

·MOOC Course titled ‘Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms’ by University of Chicago Law School (September, 2020)

·MOOC Course titled‘Academic Literacy’ by Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology (September, 2020)

·MOOC Course titled ‘Understanding Research Methods’ by University of London (August, 2020)

·Attended Workshop ‘Syllabus Preparation, Teaching and Evaluation Methods and Research Capacity Building Workshop for Law Teachers’ at Saveetha University, Chennai, 2 – 4th July, 2015

Service to the Institution and Administrative Responsibilities

·Co – Convener, Innovation, Start – Up, Entrepreneurship Committee

·Member, Bench – Marking Committee (Curriculum Excellence)

·Member, Academic Review Committee

·Member, Grants Committee

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