Anandan - Vivek

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Prof.V.C.Vivekanandan received his PhD from National Law School of India Bangalore in the field of IPR and holds the degrees of M.L. in Corporate Law & Securities, B.L. degree, M.A. in Public Administration, M.Phil. In Public Administration and a B.Sc. Degree.
He is the Director of the Institute of Global Internet Governance and Advocacy (GIGA)( and also the Director of the Legal Information Institute of India ( at NALSAR University of Law.
He teaches IPR, Internet Law, Entertainment Law and researches on the interface of IP and Internet. He also holds the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD)- Govt.of India IP Chair at NALSAR and is an Adjunct Visiting Professor of Buffalo University, SUNY.
He served as the Asia Pacific representative of ALAC with ICANN and also was a member of the Nominating Committee of ICANN in 2011. He is a visiting faculty for National and International level institutions and was a NWO-ICSSR research fellow with Maastricht in 2010.
He served as the Dean of the Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law at IIT Kharagpur in 2009-2010 and also as the Head of the Distance Education Department at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2009.