Delineates the impact of stringency of environmental regulations on innovation in four countries: a technology pioneer (Germany) and three technologically proficient developing countries (India, China and Brazil)
Explains how environmental regulations in the automotive sectors of major economies have evolved, and how they differ from one another
Relates the regulatory stringency with innovation, measured on the basis of patents and drawing on patent data and interviews with industry representatives.
Dr. Ashish Bharadwaj is Assistant Professor at the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University and Co-Director of Jindal Initiative on Research in IP & Competition (JIRICO)--a think-tank focused on frontline research on issues at the interface of high technology innovation, patents and competition. He is Assistant Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property & Technology Law, and the founding Editor of the Law & Policy Brief. He writes extensively on the role of technology and innovation in shaping societies, licenising of standard essential patents, national IPR and innovation policies. He is an affiliated faculty at the Center for Intellectual Property Research, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University (Bloomington), USA and a visiting associate professor at the Institute for Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo). He holds a Ph.D. from the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich); European Master in Law and Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands), University of Hamburg (Germany) and University of Manchester (U.K.); Master in Economic Sciences from Madras School of Economics, Anna University; and a B.A. Honors in Economics from Delhi University.