Natasha Nayak

Associate Director of Competition Law & Policy

Natasha Nayak is an expert in comparative antitrust law and policy. Her research has focused on innovation and the interface of antitrust regulation and patent policies, especially in high tech industries. Before joining ICLE recently, Natasha was a visiting fellow at the Hoover institution, Stanford University. Natasha was previously teaching antitrust law and policy and its interface with intellectual property at Jindal Global University, India, where she was an associate professor of law. Natasha has worked as a consultant for the Indian government, international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). She has also served as an expert contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Her opinion pieces have featured in national dailies and aside from law journals, her research works have been published in the UNDP Guidebook, Economic and Political Weekly, Vox EU (CEPR’s policy portal) and reports by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Global Forum on Competition. She has also been the India correspondent for e-competitions bulletin, Concurrences by the Institute of Competition Law, Brussels. Author page. She has been a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellow at the Center for Protection of Intellectual Property, George Mason University, USA since 2017.

Natasha has an LL.M from George Washington University, USA and a BA LL.B from National University of Juridical Sciences, India and a PGDIP in Economics for Competition Law from King’s College, London.