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Marisport A. Dr
Ph.D. (Law), DCL, LL.M, LL.B., M.A., UGC-NET
Assistant Professor of Law

Email: marisport@gnlu.ac.in

Phone : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611/23276612

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Fax : (+91) - 91 -79-23276613

Teaching / Research Experience

Teaching Experience

  • 7 years at Gujarat National Law University.

Area of Research/Interest

Research Projects

  • Pursuing  a research project titled “Resolving pending cases through Alternative Dispute Resolution under Section 89 of Civil Procedure Code: A Case Study”.

Consultancy Assignments

  • Submitted the research inputs on Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 to the Law commission of Gujarat.

Areas of General Interest

  • Alternate Dispute Resolution, 
  • Criminology

Current Research Interest 

  • court annexed mediation, 
  • international commercial arbitration.
Publication
Book Chapters
  • Written a chapter titled “Whether India need a special sentencing guidelines or not -a critical analysis of current judicial sentencing” in the book titled  Criminal Justice System in India: Need for systemic changes, published by S.S.B New Delhi  and Edited by Dr Anand Kumar Tripathi, Dr Dimpal T.Raval & Mr. Ashutosh Pande.
  • Published a book chapter on "Mandatory Arbitration Clause in Consumer Contracts" in (book) Globalisation and Consumerism - Issues and Challenges, edited by Dr. G. Ganesan & Dr. M. Sumathy published by Regal Publications, New Delhi.
  • co-authored a chapter on "Narco Terrorism: An Infinite Quest for Future Solution" in the book titled Terrorism, Its Legal Framework and Beyond, edited by Dr. Mithilesh Narayan Bhatt, Published by Manakin Press Pvt.
Journal Articles
  • Published an article titled “CRIMINOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF ORDERLY SYSTEM IN INDIAN POLICE” in Review of Research Journal, volume 7  issue 12 September 2018.
  • Published an article on "Health insurance portability - A critical analyze" in International Journal of Business, Management and Social Sciences,VolII, Issue 7, March 2013
  • Published an article entitled "Critical Analysis of Gender Consideration in Judicial Sentencing" in Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol 7, No 10, October 2017.
  • Published an article entitled "Criminological analysis of Indian government demonitisation policy" in International Journal of Research Culture Society Vol. 1, Issue. 08, October 2017.
  • Published an article on "A critical analysis of law and policy on elderly victims in India" in International Research Journal of Human Resources & Social Sciences, Vol 4, Issue 3, March 2017.
  • Published an article on "Deciding the Issue of Arbitrability in Indian Context" in the conference proceedings of two day international conference on Challenges in Domestic and International Arbitration at Chennai from 23-24th September 2016, organized by Indian institute of technical arbitrators, Chennai.
  • Published an article titled "Restorative punishment in Indian context" in the Madras Law Journal (criminal) on (10-03-2016 (2016, 1 MLJ (CRL) VOL 85 PART-5 2016, 1 MLJ (CRL) VOL 85 PART-5).
  • Published a case review on Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. v. Cherian Varkey Construction Co. (P) Ltd In Current Tamilnadu Cases, 26/8/2015 issue
  • Co-authored an article titled Economic Analysis of "Fairness in Arbitration Act - USA" in ICA Arbitration Quarterly, Vol. 187, October- December, 2015
  • Published an article on "Railway Claims Tribunal and Consumer Claims - A Critical Analysis" In The Legal Awareness Magazine Vol.
Books Reviewed
  • Published book review on "Essential Criminology" in the International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, IJCJS IJCJS January - June 2017 Volume: 12 Issue: 1.
  • Published book review  on "International Intellectual Property Arbitration" In Madras Law Journal, 124th Year Issue No. 6 (2015)1 MLJ Vol. 28. Part 6 (05-02-2015)
Conference / Seminar / Workshop
Paper Presentation  

Conferences
  • Presented a paper on "Deciding the Issue of Arbitrability in Indian Context" in the International Conference on "Challenges in Domestic and International Arbitration" held at Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park, Chennai on September 23-24, 2016.
  • Presented a Paper Titled "Restorative Justice in Indian Context" in The International Conference on "Victim Compensation and Restorative Justice" Held on 23 November 2015, Organized by Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR) Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab in Collaboration with Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh.
  • Presented a paper entitled "arbitrating construction and engineering disputes" in the International Conference on Role of Arbitration in Engineering Contracts November 7-8, 2014, at New Delhi organized by Indian Institute of Technical arbitrators.
  • Presented a paper on "Women in panchayati raj - a critical analyse" on international interdisciplinary conference on recent trends organize by choice college of arts and commerce, Pune on 25/2/2013.
  • Presented a Paper on "Nuclear Energy is the real alternative for Mitigating Climate Change Emissins- A Critical Analysis, in "International Conference on Corporate and Business Response to Climate Change- from Awareness to Adoption" "Transcending the Boundaries", Organised by Deptt. Commerce Periyar University Salem, Tamil Nadu.
  • Presented a paper on "Arbitration in consumer disputes a critical analyse" in the  National conference on consumer protection act at Tamilnadu Dr Ambedkar Law University on on 10/4/2013.
Seminars
  • Has presented a paper entitled “Criminological Analysis of Orderly System in Indian Police in the "Joint National Seminar on Police Structuring - Enhancing Lean and Effective Institution organised by the Gujarat National Law University & National Security Advisory Board, Government of India under the aegis of Police Academia Interaction Forum (PAIF), at its Campus on 21 August, 2018.
  • Presented a paper titled "role of women in conflict resolution" in the One Day National Seminar on "Role of Women in Sustainable Development" sponsored by National Commission for Women (NCW), Government of India and organized by Gujarat National Law University, through its, Centre for Environmental and Sustainable Development, at GNLU on 01st April, 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled "Whether India need a special sentencing guidelines or not -a critical analysis of current judicial sentencing" in the International Seminar on "Criminal Justice System in India: Need for Systemic Changes" held on 29th & 30th July 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled "Consumer claims under railway claims tribunal-a critical analyze" in the National Seminar on Legal Protection of Consumers in A Global Economy- Recent Approaches and the Way Forward on March 29-30, 2014. Organized by BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LAW In collaboration with The Centre for Consumer Studies, IIPA, New Delhi.
  • Presented a Paper on "How to Eradicate Thirumangalam Formula" in National Seminar on "Electoral Reforms and the Law" organized by Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Law Reforms & The National Law University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.
  • Presented a paper on "rights of orphan children" in two day UGC National Seminar on "Protection of the Rights of the Children in National Development" ( Organised by P.G. Deptt. Of Law, S.V. University, Tirupati Andhra Pradesh).
  • Presented a Paper on "Consequence of creating and Patenting of Transgenic Animals" in two day National Seminar on "Intellectual Property Rights and Human Rights" (Organised by IP Association of South India, Chennai in Association with The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai) to commemorate the "World IP Day".
  • Presented a paper entitled "Nuclear Energy and Climate Change" in National Seminar on "Climate Change: Issues and Challenges in International Environmental Law" organized by The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai & Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.
  • Presented a Paper on "Mandatory Arbitration Clause in Consumer Contracts" in National Seminar on Globalisation and Consumers-Issues and Challenges organized by School of Commerce-Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in Collaboration with Centre for Consumer Studies, Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi.
  • Presented  a Paper on "United Nations stand on Intellectual Property Rights" in National Seminar on "The 21st Century UN: Reform Issues and Challenges" organized by Govt. Law College, Chengalpattu & The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai.
Participation 

Conferences
  • Has participated in the National Conference on Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails, Vulnerability of Inmates and Jails Staff and their Protection on  12th and 13th September, 2019 in BPRD head quarters at New Delhi.
  • Have participated an International Conference on “GIFT IFSC - Emerging International Financial Services Centre Globally” at GIFT International Centre, GIFT City, Gandhinagar On 7/12/2018.
  • Participated the Third International Conference on Law and Economics on 18-19 November 2017 at IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Participated the "National Conference on New Corporate Insolvency Regime and Real Estate Regulation on 08th September 2017 at Hotel Hyatt, Ahmadabad organized by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
  • Participated the Global Pound conference series-India on 12-14 May 2017 at Chandigarh.
  • Participated the Global conference on "National Initiative towards Strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India" at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi from 21st - 23rd October 2016, organised by NITI Aayog.
  • Participated the Second International Conference on Law & Economics 2016, Jointly Organized by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar & Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad on 03-04 September 2016.
  • Participated in the International Conference on "Modern Corporate Laws: Understanding the Dynamism"- Within and Beyond the Legal Boundaries organised by the GNLU Centre for Corporate & Competition Law on October 5th & 6th, 2013 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in the National Conference on "STRENGTHENING PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE" (Pre-Summit Event of the Vibrant Gujarat National Education Summit 2014 'Towards Educating Young India') organised by Centre for Constitutional and Administrative Law (CCAL), Gujarat National Law University in collaboration with Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Government ol Gujarat on January 5,2014 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in the national Conference on "International Trade implications of National Food Security Act 2013, August 9, 2014 Organized by The Centre for food security and Agro Economy (CFSAE), Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in the international conference on india's foreign relations - southeast asia and the indian ocean: strengthening the political, economic, security and cultural prospects, september 12-13, 2014. organized by centre for foreign policy and security studies, gujarat national law university in collaboration with the indian council of world affairs, new delhi.
  • Participated in the "First Gujarat Law Colleges Conference on Constitutional Law" Organized by Commissionerate of Higher Education Department, Govt. of Gujarat and GNLU, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in the Half day round table conference on "Addressing Child Malnutrition Issue in India : A need of the Hours" Organized by Centre for Food Security and Agro Economy and GNLU, Gandhinagar.
Seminars
  • Participated in markpatent.org’s 14th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON IPR A KEY TO SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS STRATEGY on  23rd - 24th February 2019, at Renaissance Hotel, Ahmedabad.
  • Participated in One Day National Seminar On "Interaction of Intellectual Property with Pharma & Chemical Sectors" organized by Gujarat National Law University through its GNLU-GUJCOST Centre of Excellence on IPR Laws, Policies and Practices at its Campus on 4th February 2017.
  • Participated 12th Annual International Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights: Catalysing Creativity on 11th-12th February 2017 at hotel Ummad, Ahmadabad organized by markpatent.org.
  • Participated in 9th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2016 held on January 09 & 10, 2016, organized by Ahmedabad Management Association.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on "Copyright Law Amendment of 2012 " Organized on 25-26 August 2012 at ILS Law College, Pune
  • Participated in the National Seminar on "World Intellectual Property Day" conducted by The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Deptt. of Intellectual Property Law in Association with Anand & Anand, Advocates.
Workshops
  • Participated in One Day Symposium on "Laws Related to Women and Influencing Factors" organised by GNLU LexTech (Science Technology & Law) Club & Gender Sensitization Committee with the support from Gujarat State Commission for Women, on 05/01/2019 at GNLU.
  • Participated in the Symposium "Changing Contours of IP Laws in United States, India and China" jointly hosted by Gujarat National Law University and The George Washington University Law School, through its GNLU-GUJCOST Research Centre for Excellence in IP Laws, Policies & Practices, at its campus on 5 October, 2018.
  • Participated in the Workshop on Social Entrepreneurship organised by the Gujarat National Law University through its GNLU Legal Incubation Council in collaboration with Student Startup & Innovation Policy, Government of Gujarat, at its Campus, on 03 & 04 August, 2018.
  • Participated in Youth n Democracy Campaign 2018 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on August 01, 2018.
  • Participated in the half day workshop on "Social Impact Assessment: Policy and Procedure" organized by the Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) through its GNLU-Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. Fellowship on Hydro Power Development and Environment and Rehabilitation & Resettlement Laws, at its Campus on 27 July, 2018.
  • Participated  in the workshop on Institutionalization of Arbitration and Development of an Arbitration Bar at Bolgatty Palace, Ernakulam, Kerala on 25th February 2017
  • Participated in the One Day Workshop On "Intellectual Property Laws for the Traditional and Internet Based Businesses" organized by Gujarat National Law University on 27th July 2016.
  • participated the half day Workshop on 'The Role of Forensic Psychology and Neuro criminology in Criminal Justice Delivery System', organized by Gujarat National Law University on August 04,2015.
  • Participated in the Workshop on "Managing Intellectual Property: Concept to Commercialization" organized by GNLU, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in one day "Training Workshop on Investment in Financial Market" at GNLU, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in a Workshop on "Human Rights", organized by The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai.
Others
  • Participated in the "Round Table Discussion" on the theme of "Opportunities for Legal Firms in GIFT International Financial Services Centre" organized by the GNLU Centre for Banking and Financial Laws in collaboration with GIFT-IFSC and in association with BSE-IPF, at its campus on 28th February, 2019.
  • Participated in the Two Day (Sixteen Hours) Annual Forum on "The 2nd LSC Annual National Interlinking Forum on Access to Legal Services" organized by Gujarat National Law University, through its Legal Services Committee under the aegis of Centre for Law and Society, at GNLU, on 08-09 April, 2017.
  • Participated In the Cultural meet 'Migrant Literature, Culture and Society: A Discourse on Homeland and Destination Organized at GNLU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat in joint collaboration with G.B. Pant Social Science Institute and GNLU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat On 3-4 January, 2016.
  • Participated in the 6th NLSIR Symposium 2013 on international commercial arbitration organised by National Law school of India Review on 18th-19th may, 2014 at National Law School of India University Bengalore.
  • Participated in the "National Symposium on Emerging Dynamics of Realty Laws in India and the Challenges Ahead" organized by GNLU on 01st March 2014 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated  the Panel Discussion on "The Legal Framework of Intellectual Property Rights: Making Gujarat the Centre of Innovation, Opportunity and Challenges for Innovative Companies & Safeguarding the Entertainment Industry", jointly organized by Film & TV Producers Guild- Vibrant Gujarat-GNLU-FICCI-USINDIA Business Council on 10th January 2013 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in the 6th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2013 on 26th-27th January 2013 Conducted by Ahmedabad Management Association.
  • Participated in the "Lawyers for Change - National Meet of Social Justice Lawyers" organized by Centre for Social Justice in association with National Dalit Movement for Justice, New Delhi, India.
  • Participated in the Programme on 5th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2012, Conducted by Ahmedabad Management Association.
Capacity Building Training Programmes
Organised 

Training Programmes
  • Conducted a Training Programme on "Resolving Disputes through Alternate Dispute Resolution: with Special Training on Negotiation and Mediation" from 24 to 26 March 2017 at Gujarat National Law University.
Participated 

Training Programmes
  • As a resource person for the faculty seminar on 'TRAI's New Tariff Regulation on DTH and Cable Networks' on  13, March, 2019.
  • Participated in the Half Day Training Programme on "A Supervisable Template for Responding to Prior Art Rejections before the United States Patent and Trademark Office" jointly organized by Gujarat National Law University and Klarquist Sparkman, LLP USA on 28' January 2013 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated and successfully completed the 15 Hours Advanced Training Programme on "Trade Remedies under WTO Dispensation" organized by Gujarat National Law University from 01st September to 3rd September, 2017.
  • Participated and successfully completed the 14 hours Advanced Training Program on 'Appreciation of Evidence in Criminal Trial' organized by the Gujarat National Law University, at its Campus, from 04th - 06th August, 2017.
  • Participated in the Teacher's Training Programme on "Administration of Criminal Justice" Organized by GNLU, Gandhinagar.
Refresher Courses 
  • Participated and Successfully completed the "Refresher course in social science (Law) at University grants commission Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) Gujarat University from 18th November to 8th December 2015.
Orientation Programmes
  • Participated and successfully completed the 76th orientation programme at Baradhidasan University from 15th November to 12th December 2012.
Faculty Development Programmes
  • Successfully Completed ‘Faculty Development Programme on Research on BFSI Sector’ Organised at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat Under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission for Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT), MHRD, New Delhi from 17th to 26th December 2018.
  • Participated and successfully completed the "One-week Faculty Development Programme" organised by Gujarat National Law University from 16th to 21st May 2016.
  • Participated the "Professional Development Program for Law teachers on Teaching Skills of Settlement without Trial: Strategies & Techniques" at Salgaocar College of Law, Goa. organized by IBA Chair On Continuing Legal Education National Law School Of India University, Bangalore In Association With Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy, Trivandrum.(02-07 December 2014).
  • Participated in the professional development workshop on "Arbitration Law Practice on 27th December 2017-31st December 2017 at Government Law College, Ernakulum, Kerala organized by Bar Council of Kerala M.K.Nambyar Academy For Continuing Legal Education, Kochi In Association with Cochin Institute of International Arbitration (CIIA).
  • Participated in the Faculty Development Programme organized by the Gujarat National Law University from 11th May to 18th may 2017.
  • Participated and successfully completed the One-week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University from 2nd to 7 November 2015 at GNLU.
Short-Term Course
  • Participated and Successfully completed the two days training course on Arbitration Principal and Practice organized by Infrastructure Skill Development Academy on 23rd-24th February 2013 at Chennai.
  • Participated and successfully completed the online course on Forensic Psychology offered by open Learn on August 13, 2017.
  • Participated in the course on "Forced Labour organized by International Justice Mission in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkaar Law University, Chennai.
  • Participated in the course on "Human Rights" conducted by The Society for Community Organisation, at Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
Certificate Courses
  • Participated in the 16 hours Certificate Course on "Patent Law Practices in the United States, India and China" jointly hosted by Gujarat National Law University and The George Washington University Law School, through its GNLU-GUJCOST Research Centre for Excellence in IP Laws, Policies & Practices, at its campus on 03 & 04 October, 2018.
  • Successfully completed the Certificate Course on "Law and Business of Entertainment" organised by the Gujarat National Law University through its Centre for Sports and Entertainment Law, at its campus on 20-22 September, 2018.
  • Has Participated in the "WEEKEND CERTIFICATE COURSE ON REAL ESTATE LAWS- PRACTICAL ISSUES & CHALLENGES organized by GNLU from 08 March, 2014 to 6 April, 2014 at Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar.
  • Participated and successfully completed the Global Initiative of Academic Network (GIAN) course on Alternative Dispute Resolution in India and USA: Challenges and Possibilities on 23rd - 27th November 2017 at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab.
  • Participated and successfully completed the “Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills” an online non-credit course authorized by University of Michigan and offered through Coursera.
  • Participated and successfully completed the online course on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution offered by Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) through open2study on August 1, 2017.
  • Participated and successfully Completed the WIPO general course on intellectual property rights on 17th November 2012.
  • Participated and completed the online course on CRIME, JUSTICE AND SOCIETY offered by THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD through Future Learn.
  • Participated and successfully completed the training course on MEDIATION CONCEPTS conducted by free mediation .com on June 22, 2017.
  • Participated and successfully Completed the WIPO advanced course on Arbitration and Mediation procedure under WIPO Rules on May 2013.
  • Participated and successfully completed The Addicted Brain an online non-credit course authorized by Emory University and offered through Coursera on 20/4/2016.
Honours / Awards
  • Awarded Ph.D. degree by Pondicherry University in thesis title is "Concept of “Arbitrability” In International Commercial Arbitration With Special Reference to Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Rights"
Other Accomplishments

Technical Session Chaired/Co-Chaired

  • Chaired a session in the Second International Conference on Law & Economics 2016, Jointly Organized by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar & Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad on 03-04 September 2016.
  • Chaired a Session in the 3rd international CONFERENCE ON LAW & ECONOMICS 2017, jointly organized by Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Gujarat National Law University and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur from 18 November 2017 to 19 November 2017.
  • Chaired the Technical Sessions in the 40th All India Criminology Conference on "Dimensions of Crime and Criminal Justice System: Contemporary Issues and Challenges" organized by the Gujarat National Law University in collaboration with The Indian Society of Criminology, at its campus, between 19-21 January, 2018.

Others

  • As a Resource Person And delivered lecture on “Negotiation and Its Process” In the “Seminar on Litigation Management and ADR” at organized at Gujarat National Law University campus on 06 April,2019.
  • Participated in the "Gandhi Memorial Day Peace March" by Gandhi Memorial Museum.
  • as a volunteer in the Maha Lok Adalat & Mediation and Conciliation Meet, conducted by Madurai Bench of Madras High Court Bar Association.
  • Life time Member of the International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR).
  • Life time individual member of Indian council of Arbitration (ICA)
  • Lifetime member of (South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology SASCV).