DR. MOHAMMAD ERSHADUL KARIM
|Faculty of Law|
|Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
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Md. Ershadul Karim, LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. (University of Dhaka), LL.B. (Hons.) (University of London), PhD in Nanotechnology Law and Policy (University of Malaya), has joined the Faculty of Law of University of Malaya as Senior Lecturer after completion of his PhD with the very prestigious Bright Spark Scholarship.
Being a passionate researcher and academic, Dr. Karim has widely published in peer-reviewed Journals and presented papers in a number of national and international Conferences in his areas of interest i.e. ‘legal and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology’, ‘science, technology and law’, ‘privacy and data protection law’, ‘human rights law’, ‘health and medical law’, ‘legal research’, and ‘Asian and comparative law’, etc. The Second Edition of his co-authored book on ‘Personal Data Protection Law in Asia’ published by Thomson and Reuters, Hong Kong came into the market in December 2017. He has written Chapters on the Legal System of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran, Nepal, Maldives and Myanmar in GlobaLex, New York University, USA. He has also developed the Research Guide on Nanotechnology Law and Policy, and SAARC for the same database. His contribution on ‘Nanotechnology and International Environmental Law’ was included in a book as a chapter published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the United Kingdom in November 2016 and his contribution on ‘Legal Issues in Polymer Nanocomposite’ was published as a Book Chapter by Elsevier Inc. in March 2018.
Dr. Karim has been managing the National Chapter on Bangladesh for the Yearbook of International Environmental Law published by the Oxford University, the United Kingdom since 2013. As an enlisted lawyer with Bangladesh Bar Council and Bangladesh Supreme Court, Dr. Karim was instrumental in developing Bangladesh Code, a collection of 38 volumes containing all existing Acts of Parliament, Ordinances and President’s Orders in force in Bangladesh between 1836-2006. He was also the Web Administrator and Editor of the first ever online case law database of Bangladesh, Chancery Law Chronicles [www.clcbd.org] for six years.
Dr. Karim served as Senior Research Officer at the Technical Support Secretariat of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Women and Children for three years. So far Dr. Karim and his team have received grants of more than USD 1,00,000 to conduct research in different legal and policy issues. He was a member of the research team in the “INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA COLLABORATIVE BLOCKCHAIN-BASED REGULATORY FRAMEWORK RESEARCH PROJECT”. Dr. Karim has been consulted by different national and international organisations including Japan Government's Patent Office through Kyoto Comparative Law Center, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UN Women, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), World Bank Group, European Union, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA), Consumer International, Prime Minister’s Office of the Government of Malaysia and Ministry of Justice, United Arab Emirates.