Natasha Nayak is a legal academic specializing in comparative antitrust law and policy. Her research has focused on innovation and the interface of antitrust and patent policies. Natasha is an assistant professor of law and has been teaching at Jindal Global University in India for the last five years where she teaches courses on comparative antitrust as well as the interface of intellectual property and antitrust in tech industries. Natasha has worked as a consultant for the Indian government, international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). She has also served as an expert contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and as an international legal reform fellow at the Government Accountability Project, Washington DC. Her opinion pieces have featured in national dailies and aside from law journals, her research works have been published in the UNDP Guidebook, Economic and Political Weekly, Vox EU (CEPR’s policy portal) and reports by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Global Forum on Competition. She is a senior research fellow at the Jindal Initiative for Research in IP and Competition, India since 2015 and a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellow at the Center for Protection of Intellectual Property, George Mason University, USA since 2017. Natasha has also been the India correspondent for e-competitions bulletin, Concurrences by the Institute of Competition Law, Brussels. Author page.
Natasha has an LL.M from George Washington University, USA and a BA LL.B from National University of Juridical Sciences, India.