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Dr Yog Upadhyay

Dr Yog Upadhyay


Yog is a Senior Lecturer in Construction Law. He joined Liverpool John Moores University from Derby Law School, University of Derby, where he was a lecturer in law. Yog's research is focused in the issues of sustainability, looking into how the law and regulatory frameworks can contribute to the global sustainability and resilience around built environment, food etc. Yog is also interested in Intellectual Property and International Law, particularly looking at the operation of law and international treaties for developing and least developed countries in the area of food and agriculture. He is currently working in legal research around global resilience, sustainability and responsible governance of science and technology from the perspective of the international legal frameworks and human rights.


2010, Univerity of Sheffield, United Kingdom, PhD

Academic appointments

Lecturer in Law, Derby Law School, College of Law, Humanties and Social Sciences, University of Derby, 2012 - 2015
Lecturer, Business Law and Social Sciences, Sheffield International College, University of Sheffield, 2007 - 2012
Graduate Tutor / Research Assistant, School of Law / Sheffeld Institute for Biotechnological Law and Ethics (SIBLE), University of Sheffield, 2003 - 2007
Research Associate, School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, 2002 - 2003



Upadhyay YP. 2006. Liability Under Biosafety Protocol. Kirkegard S. Business Law : Present and Emerging Trends 1 :1-20 Association of IT Lawyers. Denmark



Upadhyay YP. Approaches to PhD Supervision. Approaches to PhD supervsion

Journal article

Upadhyay YP. Digital dilemma in trademark and adwords, where are we heading? (Forthcoming 2017) IJIP,

Upadhyay YP. Negotiating Liability Under Biosafety Protocol International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 1 :1-9 >DOI


Upadhyay YP. International Plant Intellectual Property (Forthcoming 2017)

Engagement & Impact

External PGR examinations performed:

University of Derby, MPhil, Margin of appreciation doctrine

University of Derby, PhD, Harmonisation of CISG

Other Professional Activity:

Member of the University Research Ethics Committee (UREC),The University of Sheffield.

Freelance arbitrator (intellectual property and investment disputes)

Teaching qualification:

Fellow of Higher Education Academy