Dr. Kshitij Kumar Singh

Dr. Kshitij Kumar Singh is an Assistant Professor at Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Dr. Singh obtained his LL.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Banaras Hindu University and received Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Asia-Pacific 2010. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow to Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario, Canada in 2009 and 2010. On 18th December 2021, he was conferred with the “International Teaching Excellence Award 2021 in Intellectual Property Law” by Center for Professional Advancement (A Unit of IMRF registered with Govt. of India NITI Aayog).

He specializes in intellectual property law and biotechnology law and has published his first book titled “Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Rights: Legal and Social Implications” with Springer in 2015. In 2020, he published a book as an editor and author titled “Policy Issues in GM Crops: A Global Perspective” with Academic Press, Elsevier. Currently, he is working on his next book project titled “Legal and Policy Framework of Precision Medicine” with Prof. Shubha Ghosh, Syracuse University College of Law, New York. He has also published numerous articles on various aspects of intellectual property law and biotechnology law and participated as a resource person and speaker in national and international workshops, conferences, seminars and government consultative groups (viz. FICCI, ONGC, RIS, RGNIIPM, IP Office India, DIPP Ministry of Commerce & Industry).

Area of Interest: Intellectual Property Law, Biotechnology Law, Legal and policy aspects of precision/personalised medicine and biopharmaceuticals, legal philosophy


  1. Deciphering the transnational aspect of IP law
  2. Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: Global Perspective
  3. The biotechnology sector in India
  4. Psychology and Human Rights in the Age of Genomics and Neuroscience

E-mail: singh.genetic@gmail.com; ksingh@clc.du.ac.in