BIOGRAPHY

Senior Lecturer, Department of Commercial Law,
Faculty of Law, University of Colombo; Member of
the Intellectual Property Advisory Commission of Sri
Lanka; Coordinator, MPhil/PhD Programme of the
Faculty of Law, University of Colombo.

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • Ph.D. 2014

    Doctorate Degree in Law (Dr. jur.) with honours

    Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich/Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany

  • LL.M. 2009

    Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and Competition Law

    Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Germany

  • LL.B. 2000

    Bachelor’s Degree in Laws (Honours)

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Certificate 2013

    Fourth Winter Course on Trade and Investment Law

    Indian Society of International Law (ISIL)

  • Diploma 2008/2009

    EIPIN Diplomed’ Honneur

    10th Congress of the European Intellectual Property Institutes Network

  • Certificate 2007

    Certificate course of study leading to the award of a Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE)

    Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Attorney-at-Law 2002

    Final Examination for the admission as an Attorney at Law

    Supreme Court of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Positions

  • Present2020

    Senior Lecturer

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri lanka

  • Present2016

    National Consultant

    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Pilot Project on Intellectual Property in Tourism

  • 20182018

    Senior Resource Person

    2nd Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, IP and Competition organized by the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property 2 and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi, India

  • Present2017

    Member

    Ethics Review Committee of the Open University of Sri Lanka

  • 20172017

    Director (Acting)

    Centre for Gender Equality, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Present2017

    Elected Member

    Faculty Board of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Open University of Sri Lanka

  • Present2017

    Coordinator

    Centre for Gender Equality, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 20162015

    Course Director

    Information Technology Law, Master of Law Degree Program, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20152015

    Editor

    Colombo Law Review, Refereed Journal published by the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • Present2018

    Member of the Editorial Board

    Sri Lanka Journal of International Law, Refereed Journal published by the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo.

  • 20152015

    Faculty Domain Coordinator

    Teaching and Learning, 2nd Institutional Self Evaluation Report, University of Colombo

  • 20152005

    Lecturer

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 20202020

    Visiting Lecturer

    Postgraduate Master Program in Law, Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka

  • 20132009

    Teaching Assistant/Graduate Tutor

    Postgraduate Master Program, Munich Intellectual Property Law (MIPLC), Munich, Germany

  • Present2014

    Visiting Lecturer

    Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

  • Present2005

    Visiting Lecturer

    Open University of Sri Lanka

  • 20082007

    Visiting Lecturer

    Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri lanka

  • Present2013

    Student Counselor

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Present2014

    Academic Coordinator

    Advanced Training Program in Human Rights and Fundamental Rights, the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • Present2013

    Academic Coordinator

    Advanced Training Program in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20132013

    Resource Person

    University Leadership Training Program, Ministry of Higher Education of Sri Lanka

  • 20092009

    Intern

    Max Planck Innovation GmbH, Munich, Germany

  • 20082001

    Resource Person

    Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR) of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20072007

    Member

    The Panel preparing supplementary reading books on human rights and international relations for Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR) of the Faculty of law, University of Colombo

  • 20042003

    Research Assistant

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20052003

    Assistant Lecturer

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20032003

    Panelist

    Ministry of Justice to translate Sri Lanka Law Reports from English to Sinhala

  • 20012000

    Intern

    Chambers of Mr. Mohan Peiris, President’s Counsel, sri Lanka

  • 20022001

    Tutor in Law

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo