Sarath Ninan Mathew

DPhil Law

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St Hugh's College


Sarath Ninan Mathew is a full-time DPhil Researcher in the Law Faculty and a member of St. Hughs College. . He is presently Graduate Teaching Assistant for Intellectual Property Law in the Law Faculty, and is teaching FHS Torts as a fixed term non-stipendiary lecturer in Mansfield College, Oxford.

Sarath completed his Bachelor's in Law, B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences; and his Master's in Law, LLM in Commercial Laws from the University of Cambridge. He graduated his LLM with the 'CMS Prize for Coporate Law' for distinction in Corporate Finance Law examination, and was the Pratibha M. Singh Cambridge Trust scholar during his LLM year. Sarath's doctoral research is at the interface of E-Sports and copyright law. He seeks to understand how US and EU copyright law regulates E-Sports streams, and how the doctrinal position contrasts with the self-regulation presently found in the industry. The research is expected to include both doctrinal and empirical work.

Sarath has served on the editorial boards of the Cambridge Law Review and the Journal of Indian Law and Society. He was the Chief Editor of the Journal of Indian Law and Society during his last 6 months with the journal. Sarath worked for 1 year in Ambala district in Haryana as a Chief Minister's Good Governance Associate wherein he worked with the State Government and the District Administration to improve public administration. Sarath has also served as the Administrative Head of the NUJS-HSF Bridge Project, a project that educates underprivileged kids living in the slums of Kolkata. 


Research Interests

Intellectual Property Law; Torts; Criminal Law; Constitutional Law; Contract Law; Company Law; Corporate Finance Law

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