Prof. (Dr.) P. SreeSudha, LL.M., Ph.D., LL.D
Professor of Law

She has done her B.com (1994) B.L. (1997) LL.M (2003) Ph. D (2009) from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, LL. D (2016) from National Law School of India University Bangalore. She received four gold medals from Andhra University for scoring highest marks in B.L.  She began her carrier as a practicing advocate at Visakhapatnam Bar and also represented cases before CESTAT Bangalore. Her journey towards teaching was started at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam, (2009) as Assistant Professor.  She joined DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam as Assistant Professor (2016) of law, Associate Professor of Law (2017) and assumed charge as Registrar (I/c) (2019) promoted as Professor of Law (2021).Her areas of specialization include International Trade Law, E-commerce Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law and Tax Law. Her non law interests include Listening to music, gardening, cooking. She published three (3) books, also published more than 118 publications in reputed international and national journals like Peace Human Rights Governance Journal (PHRG), Human Rights Centre, University of Padova, Amity Law Journal (Dubai),  GST Law Times,  Excise Law Times (ELT),  Service Tax Review (STR), The Chartered Accountant (ICAI), Cochin University Law Review (CULR), Journal of Juridical Studies (JAJS), NALSAR Law Review, India Law Journal (ILJ), India Bar Review, Bihar Bar Council Journal (RBCJ), Tax India online (TIOL),  RGNJU Law Journal (RLR), Chanakya National Law University Law Journal (CNLU LJ), The IUP Law Review, Nirma University Law Journal (NULJ), Andhra University Law Journal (AUJL), Company Cases (Comp Cas), Bharati Law Review, Journal of Law and Public Policy  (JLPP), and news papers; also contributed 17 chapters in Books, She presented 19 papers at International Conferences and 65 papers  at National Conferences, also delivered 55 guest lectures and attended 6 training programmes and workshops. She served as a visiting faculty for GITAM School of International Business (GSIB), GITAM University, Assistant Editor – Journal Academy of Juridical Studies (JAJS).

Achievements and Awards

  • R. Ambedkar Centenary Celebrations –Gold Medal (BL) (The Medal shall be awarded annually at a convocation to a student of Law who passes BL in the first chance and secures the highest number of marks in Constitutional Law)
  • SmtJillella Tirumala VenkataLakshmibayyammaGaru Memorial Prize-B.L (First in the aggregate with a pass in first and second semesters under BL at the first appearance) (1997)
  • Law College Decennial Celebrations Prize IV-BL (First in Constitutional Law under third Semester)
  • Mocherla Janaki Ramayya(s/o ViyyannaPantulu) Memorial Prize for the Law of Banking (Highest number of marks in Law of Banking under B.L. fifth and sixth semester)

Research on IPRs

  • Regulation of E-Payment Systems – Issues and Challenges,” Excise Law Times (ELT),376: Part 4, 1st August 2021, at pp A48-A52
  • “Interface between Traditional Knowledge (TK) & Human Rights in Realizing Right to Health and Health Care – An Indian Perspective,” Peace Human Rights Governance Journal (PHRG),Human Rights Centre, University of Padova, Padova University Press, Vol. 2, Issue 3, November 2018 at pp, 331-345 ISSN –2532-3474
  • Presented a paper entitled “IPR a Key tool for Protection and Commercialization of Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) – Developing Countries Perspective,” at First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference, held at Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM Gombak Campus, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 31stJanuary to 2nd February 2019
  • “E-commerce and Business Method Patents – A Global Perspective,” – Cochin University Law Review, (CULR), Vol. XLI, Nos.1&2, January-June 2017, at pp 1-24, ISSN 0970-0331
  • “Service Tax Implications on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRS), “ServiceTax Review (STR), 32, Part 4, 15th November 2013 at pp J152-157

Member in Various Committees:

  • Chair Person – Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) DSNLU, 2021
  • Coordinator – Examinations, DSNLU 2021
  • Member – Executive Council, DSNLU 2020
  • Member – Academic Council, DSNLU, 2020
  • Member – Planning and Monitoring Board, DSNLU, 2021
  • Member – IQAC, DSNLU, 2021
  • Member, Library Committee, DSNLU, 2017
  • Member, Examination Committee, DSNLU, 2017
  • Member, Planning and Monitoring Board, DSNLU, 2018
  • Member, Academic Council, DSNLU, 2018

Programmes Organized:

  • Convener, “Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Memorial National IPR Quiz,” DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 23rd October 2021
  • Convener, International Event on “DSNLU Model WTO Ministerial Conference Simulation,” on 6-7thAugust 2021
  • Convener, National Seminar on “Sports Law Governance and Regulation,” DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 10thApril 2021
  • Convener, International Webinar on “Challenges to Law and Technology in 21stCentury,” DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 16th December 2020
  • Convener, “Roving Conference on Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT),” in Association with WIPO, IPO, ASHOCHAM, DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 27thNovember, 2019
  • Convener, “Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Memorial National IPR Quiz,” DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 19thOctober, 2019
  • Convener, workshop on “Decoding GST,” in association with National Academy of Customs Narcotics and Indirect Taxes (NACIN) Government of India, at DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 9thAugust, 2019
  • Convener, National Seminar on “Copyrights and Internet Revolution – The Changing Landscape,” DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 10thAugust, 2019
  • Convener, IPR Quiz, DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 9thApril 2019
  • Convener, National Essay Writing Competition “Regulation of E-commerce – Need of the Hour,” April 2019
  • Convener, National Seminar on “Contemporary Aspects of Direct Taxes,” DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 16thMarch, 2019
  • Convener, Inauguration of Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, on 22ndSeptember, 2018
  • Co-Convener, National Symposium on Geographical Indications and Plant Variety Protection- Issues and Challenges, on 8thSeptember, 2018
  • Convener, “DSNLU: Model Assembly of Member States,” 16-17thMarch, 2018, DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam
  • Coordinator, National Workshop on “Tax Cognito (Legal Contours of GST),’ on 23rdSeptember, 2017 DSNLU, Vizag
  • Convener, “National Model Conference of Parties (COP),” 7&8thOctober, 2017, DamodaramSanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam