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Dr. S. K. Balashanmugam,

Name : Balashanmugam,

Educational Qualifications:

Dr. S. K. Balashanmugam, M.A., M.L., Ph. D is an Assistant Professor at the prestigious Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tamil Nadu, India. He teaches Statutory Interpretation, Code of Civil Procedure, Cyber laws and Environmental Law. He was graduated with a five year Bachelor of Law Course from the Government Law College, Chengalpattu affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai where he was the holder of the University Merit Certificate. Thereafter, he pursued Master of Law Program from the Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai affiliated to the very same university and secured University Merit Certificate. Further in the year 2008, he has completed with Master of Arts in Public Administration from University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He also obtained Diploma in Labour Law from the University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu in the year 2011. In 2008, he secured the University Grants Commission's Junior Research Fellowship for pursuing research program. His broad area of research includes International Trade Laws and Environmental Law. He completed his research program and awarded with Ph. D from the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi University of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal, India. He has a good number of publications in various international journals. He also participated in various international and national conferences focussing on International Trade Laws, International Environmental Law, Biotechnology and Law, and Public Laws.

Presented a paper on "Liability Aspects Related to Genetically Modified Food under the Food Safety Legislation in India" at the 17th International Conference on Law and Society, Bangkok, Thailand during 17thand 18th December, 2015. Poster presentation on "International Trade and GM Crops: A Comparative Analysis of Regulations on Risk and Institutional Framework in Developing Countries" at the 2nd Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference, which is organized by the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy, Sri Lanka and Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) in collaboration with Bangladesh Academy of Sciences and Pakistan Academy of Sciences held at Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka during 15th and 16th September, 2014. Presented a paper on "Trademark and Digital Environment" in the one day national seminar on "Digital Technology & Intellectual Property Rights" organised by Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai in association with Intellectual Property Association of South India (IPASI), Chennai on 26th April, 2012. Presented a paper on "Judicial activism and Public Interest Litigation in present scenario" at the two day national seminar on "New Dimensions on Judicial Activism" organized by Saveetha University of Law, Chennai on 25th and 26th February, 2012.

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Selected Conference Participations
Participated in a one day workshop on the "Role of Forensic Sciences in the Administration of Justice" organised by the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai in collaboration with the Truth Labs, Chennai on 21st April, 2012. Participated in the "Publishing Connect Workshop" conducted by Elsevier in association with IIT Kharagpur at Central Library, IIT Kharagpur on 25th November, 2013. Participated in the South Asia Biosafety Conference organised by Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) in collaboration with Bangladesh Academy of Sciences held at Vivanta, Taj Ambassador, New Delhi during September 18-20 of 2013.