Subodh Prasad Deo, is a former Additional Director General of the Competition Commission of India and presently Partner & head of Competition Law Practice at Saikrishna & Associates. He belongs to the 1990 batch of Civil Servants. After being with Government of India for over 22 years, Subodh took voluntary retirement in August 2013 to pursue his passion for Competition law.
Subodh did his graduation and post-graduation in history from Hansraj College, University of Delhi, and while being in service, also achieved a degree in law.
Subodh has unique & extensive expertise of applying the enforcement provisions of the Competition Act 2002 in diverse array of sectors. While being in private bar, Subodh has leveraged his anti-trust expertise in areas that include intersection of IP laws and Competition law. His team has been a pioneer in competition law litigation in relation to Standard Essential Patents applicable to the exploding mobile handset industry in India, an area that has engaged several competition law jurisdictions across the globe.
Subodh is known for providing in depth, contextual and practical assistance to clients and appropriately guiding them from steering clear of any potential completion law violation, aligning their business needs to the preservation of competitive process in the market place and to efficiently and effectively assist clients in all contentious and competition compliance law matters.
He is reachable at firstname.lastname@example.org & his mobile no is +91 9910737966.