Dr. Sandeep S Desai

Professor, Dean



Qualification Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Karnatak University, Dharwad 2010
N.E.T. 2000
LL.M. Karnatak University Dharwad 2000
LL.B. (Spl.) Karnatak University Dharwad 1994
B.A. Karnatak University Dharwad 1991

Designation Institution From To
Associate Professor School of Law, Christ Deemed to be University 2010 2017
Full-time Lecturer Raja Lakhamgouda Law College, Belgaum 2002 2009
Faculty K.P.E.S. Law College, Dharwad 2000 2002
Guest Faculty Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad 2000 2002
Guest Faculty B.C.S. Programme in Karnatak Arts College, Dharwad 2000 2002
Guest Faculty University College of Law, Karnatak University Dharwad 2000 2002

Additional Information
  • Practiced before High Court and Courts of First Instance for a period of 6 years
  • Dean, Faculty of Law
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Law, Bangalore University

Responsibilities Held
  • Faculty Coordinator of School of Law, Christ Deemed to be University
  • Faculty Coordinator, Moot Court Committee, RL Law College
  • Faculty Coordinator, Student Welfare Committee, RL Law College
  • Guest Faculty, Administrative Training Institute, Mysore
  • Faculty Coordinator, Special Lectures Committee, RL Law College
Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Jurisprudence
  • Constitutional Law
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Legal Language
  • Administrative Law
  • Labour Law
  • Criminology
  • CrPC
  • IPC
  • Human Rights
  • Health Law
  • Maritime Law
Research Interest
  • Health Law
  • Labour Law
  • International Law
  • IPR Laws

  • x) Participated in a Three-day Conference on “Social Security for the Aged and Disabled” organized by Social Security Association of India, New Delhi, September 2000
  • ix) Participated in the five-day Conference on Human Rights in Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra, December 2000.
  • viii) Participated in the National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Service Sector”, in IMER, Belgaum, 21-22 March, 2003
  • vii) Participated and presented a paper titled, “Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001: An Exegesis” in the three-day National Seminar in the Department of Law, Shri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidhyalayam , Tirupati, A.P., 21-13 August, 2004
  • vi) Participated and presented a paper title, “Environmental Protection through Judicial Interpretation: A New Horizon of the Indian Constitution” in the National Seminar in the Institute of Engineers, Dharwad, on 18-07-2004
  • v) Participated in the two-day National Workshop on IPRs in G.K. Law College, Hubli, on 27-28 August, 2005
  • iv) Delivered a talk on “Salient Features of Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993” in the Three-day National Workshop in R.L.Law College, Belgaum, in March, 2007
  • iii) Participated and delivered a talk on “Rules for Effective Implementation of RTI Act”, in the one-day Seminar in R.L.Law College, Belgaum, on 5.10.2007
  • ii) Participated and presented a Paper titled, “President’s Rule and Governor’s Role: Requiem for Federalism?” in the one-day National Seminar organized by the Karnataka State Bar Council in Bangalore, on 12.01.2008
  • i) Participated and presented a Paper titled, “The Karnataka Transparency in Public Procurements Act, 1999: An Exegesis”, in the one-day State- level Seminar in R.L.Law College, Belgaum, on 25.09.2008

  • v) “ Transcendental Idealism : An Overview of Kantian Philosophy “, published in Bangalore University Law Journal, Vol : 6 – No : 1
  • iv) “ Patent Standardization and Implications on Competition in Mobile Telecommunications Market “, published in Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol – III, 2016
  • iii) “ We, the People… : Are We Heard or the Herd? “, published in’ In Honour of the Common Man – Essays in Law’
  • ii) “Judiciary as the Messiah of Right to Information”, sent for publication in ‘Legal Opus’, Journal published by S.D.M. Law College, Mangalore
  • i) “Right to Strike: A Conceptual and Contextual Anathema”, published in the Journal of Indian Law Institute, Vol.47; 2, 2005

  • Successfully completed a Major Research Project titled “ A Critical Evaluation of the Health Law Regime in India”