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Prof. Saleem Akhtar

Ph.D. (Law), LLM, LLB (Hons.), AMU Aligarh

Institute of Legal Studies & Research
Mangalayatan University,
Aligarh (U.P), India


Mobile : +91 9411208789
Email : saleem.akhtar@mangalayatan.edu.in


38 Years

Current Courses Taught

  • Muslim Law
  • Copyright and Design Act.

Research Interests

Intellectual Property Rights, Family Law, Constitutional Law and Women & Law

Teaching Interests

Intellectual Property Rights, Hindu Law, Muslim Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, etc.


  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar & T. Chaudhary, “Protection of Trade Mark and Domain Name in India”, published in Intellectual Property Law, Ed. By Dr. P.K. Pandey, 2012.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “The Protection of Traditional Knowledge under IPR regime” published in WTO AND INDIAN AGRICULTURE (Ed. Dr. Rais Ahmad Part III pp. 1012-1029 (Mittal publication, New Delhi) 2010.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Copyright in Digital Environment: Management, Law and Policy” published in creative activities and the law: human rights approach, Ed. By Prof. S.K. Sharma (2009).
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Digital Music Piracy in India: Legal Challenges”, Published in Law on Copyright, Ed. By Prof. S.M. Afzal & Dr. Farooq Ahmad 2005.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Reservation for Muslims in India: A Need of Hour”, Published in Muslims in India Ed. By Prof. S. N. Singh, 2005.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Legal Education in 21st Century”, Published in Management of Higher Education: 21st Century Challenges, Book Ed. By Prof. Iqbal H Khan & Mini S. Tomas, 2004.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Reconciling the Tension between Religion and Politics: A Critique of Hindutva judgments of the Supreme Court”, published in Law and Development, Ed. By Prof. Subhash Chand Raina 2003.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Software Piracy, Law and Policy: A Global View”, Published in Intellectual Property Rights, BHU, Varanasi Ed. By B.N. Pandey, P. 94 -123, 2003.
  • Prof.   Saleem   Akhtar,   “Dr.   B.R.   Ambedkar   as   an   eminent Constitutionalist”, Published in B.R. Ambedkar on Federalism, Ethnicity and Gender Justice, Book Ed. By Prof. Nazeer Hasan Khan, 2001.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Remedies and Infringement of Copyright: Judicial Approach”, published in Intellectual Property Right: Retrospects and Prospects Ed. By Prof. A.K. Kaul & V.K. Ahuja, Delhi University, Delhi 2001.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “New Patent Regimes: Protection of India’s Heritage”, Published in Intellectual Property Rights: Retrospect’s and Prospects Ed. By Prof. A.K. Kaul & V.K. Ahuja, Delhi University, Delhi 2001.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “New Patent Regimes: Effects on Pharmaceutical Industry”, published in Bar Association of India Book. Ed. by Mr. Parikh Advocate 2000.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar and Dr. Tabassum Chaudhry, “India: A victim of Cyber Terrorism”, published in Aligarh Law Journal, (2012).
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar and Dr. Tabassum Chaudhry, “Climate Change: Law and Policy”, published in Kashmir Law Review. Vol. XVIII (2011).
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “New Patent Regime and Human Rights: Effects on Health Care and Pharmaceutical Industry”, Indian Journal of Politics, Vol. XXIX, No. 3, 2005.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “The problem of refugee in India – A Human Rights Perspective”, Published in Indian Journal of Politics Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Vol. XXXVIII, 2004.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Zoo Management in India: Law and Policy”, Published Civil and Military Law Journal, Vol. 40 p. 53, 2004.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Legislative Protection and Environment”, published in Kan.L.J. pp. 1-17, 2004.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar & Mohd Khalid, “Environmental Pollution and Legal Strategy: A Critical Analysis”, Published in Kashmir University Law Review, Vol. X, 2003.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar & Mohd Wasim Ali, “Repudiation of Marital Tie at the Instance of Muslim Wife-Misgiven and clarification” Published in “Religion and Law Review Institute of Objective Studies, New Delhi, Vol. XI, 2002.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Reservation for Muslims: A Need of Hour” Published in Religion and Law Review. Vol. X, 2001.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “The Shariah”, Encyclopedia of West Asia, 1995.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar & Mohd Khalid, “US Policy of Intervention – A Critical Analysis”, Published in a Journal of Internal Affair, India Quarterly, new Delhi, Vol. LIX, 1993.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “The Supreme Court on Religious Texts: Double Standard”, The Aligarh Magazine, 1986-87.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Maintenance of Muslim Divorcee”, Journal of Bar Council of India, Vol. (i) 1982.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Maintenance Muslim Divorce Wives: recent Judicial Trend in India”, Gurunanak Dev University Law Journal, 1982.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Judicial Rescission in Muslim Law”, The Commercial Law Gazette, Vol. 3 and 4, 1981.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Maintenance of Muslim Wife under Section 125 Cr.P.C. : A comment on Siraj Mohammad Khan Case”, Aligarh Law Journal, Vol. VII, 1980.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Alimony of Muslim Divorcees under Section 125 and 127(3)(b) of Cr.P.C. : A Need for Reform”, Indian Law Review Vol. 1, (1980).
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Law as Initiator of Social Change: The Bai Tahira Case”, Aligarh Law Journal, Vol. 1978.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Advent and Propagation of Islam”, Voice of Islam Dec. 2-16, 1977.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Islam on Abortion”, Radiance 20th Nov. 1977.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Wakf Administration: How to streamline?” Published in Kashmir University Law Journal, Vol. VI, 1977.
  • Prof. Saleem Akhtar, “Marriage Age in Hindu Law”, Radiance 23rd Oct. 1977.
  • Prof.  Saleem  Akhtar,  “Marriage  Age  in  Hindu  Law  Effect  of Andhra Pradesh High Court Decision” and W.R. 1976.