Invited Overseas Researchers | Ramesh B. Karky

Ramesh B. Karky  
Ramesh B. Karky
International Expert Consultant and Researcher, Independent

 Visiting Term

2 December 2013 - 1 March 2014

 Research Theme

“Bioinformatics Materials and Issue of Patentability”


S.J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco and LL.M. from Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Postdoctoral Fellow at the Western University Faculty of Law in London, Canada (2010-2013); taught International Trade Regulation as a Visiting Professor and Intellectual Property as a Limited-Duties Faculty at Western University; recipient of the Ontario (Canada) Ministry of Research and Innovation Fellowship in 2012; and expertise in the fields of Agricultural Genomics Law, Biotechnology Law, Intellectual Property Law, WTO Accession, and International Trade (WTO) Law/Policy.


Peer-reviewed Papers:

  • - Karky, R. and Perry, M., World Trade Organization Obligations and Biotech Legislative Policy Choices in Developing Countries (Currents: International Trade Law Journal, USA, pp. 26) [forthcoming in December 2013].
  • - Karky, R. and Perry, M., Policy Choices for Biotech Legislative Enactment: Genetic Modifications in the Food Chain (The Annual Journal of Academique, India, pp. 24) [forthcoming in December 2013].
  • - Perry, M. and Karky, R., Agriculture under Threat: Crisis of Confidence? The Solution: Redefine Adventitious Presence Maximum Levels from Zero to Zero++, The Canadian Journal of Law and Technology (CJLT) Vol. 11, No. 1, 25-47 (2013), Toronto, Canada.
  • -Issue of Invocability of Provisions of the WTO Covered Agreements Before Domestic Courts, The Annual Survey of International & Comparative Law, Vol. XVII, 209- 224 (2011), San Francisco, USA.
  • - A Comprehensive Survey of Nepalese Legislation Affecting Foreign Trade in Goods, Journal of World Trade 39 (6): 1119- 1134 (2005), the United Kingdom.
  • - Nepal’s Accession to the WTO: Legislative Enactments in Compliance with the TRIPS Agreement, The Journal of World Intellectual Property, Vol. 7, No. 6, 891-918 (2004), Geneva, Switzerland.

And other.


  • The Law of Intellectual Property And TRIPS Accord: A Nepalese Perspective, Kathmandu (2001).