Mrs. B.A.R.Ruwanthika Ariyaratna

Senior Lecturer (Gr.II)

Legal Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Contact:

Central Campus, 2nd Floor, HSS Building, Room No 7

Office: 112881432, Ext: 432

Email: baari@ou.ac.lk


MPhil (Colombo), LL.M (Merit) (Colombo),LL.B (Hons) (Colombo),

Attorney- at- Law

Senior Lecturer (Gr.II)

Area of Specification:

Labour Law, Principles of Equity

Research Intrests:

Intellectual Property Law, Information Technology Law, Labour Law

Affiliations:

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management, University of Colombo (Industrial Relations and Labour Law)

Course Coordination:

LLU 6715- Labour Law,

Awards:
  • P.D.H. Karunathilaka Memorial Prize for the best performance of year 3 examination, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo
  • Batch Second Prize for the Attorney-at-Law Final Examination, Sri Lanka Law College
  • First Chass(Hons) Attorney-at-Law Final Examination, Sri Lanka Law College
Researches:

JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Protection of Consumer Rights on the Internet: Prospects and Challenges for the Sri Lankan Legal System”

B.A.R.R. Ariyaratna, OUSL Journal, Vol 13, Issue 2, 2018, pp 5-23, DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/ouslj.v13i2.7439


 “Protecting Copyrights and Related Rights in the Digital Dilemma: Some Challenges”

(Co author with W.A.S.S Wijesinghe) Journal of Business Management and Economic Research, Vo.2, Issue 2, 2018. pp. 44-55, ISSN; 2602-3385,  Doi: 10.29226/TR1001.2018.20


“International Criminal Court: An Extension of National Criminal Jurisdiction

The Manurawa Law Journal 2017, Published by The Law Students Human Rigts Movements, Sri Lanka Law College,


 “Implication of existing legal regimes on climate  change in Sri Lanka”,

“Neela Haritha”, The Climate change magazine, published by Climate Change Secretariat,Ministry of Mahawali Development


CONFERENCE PAPERS

“”Protecting Consumer Rights in Electronic Contracts in Sri Lanka: Lessons from European Union and United Kingdom

(Full Paper) 11th International Research Conference, General Sir John Kothalawala Defence University, September 13th -14th 2018, Conference Proceedings


“Balancing Intellectual Propert Rights and Public Interest: An Overview”, 

(Full paper with W.A.S.S.Wijesinghe) Second International Multidsiplinary Law Conference- 2016, ‘Interdisciplinary Intergration for Legal Enrichment’, Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad, India,  Conference proceedings, pp.317-330


Contracting in Cyber Space: A Comparative Analysis of Electronic Transaction Law in Sri Lanka. (Abstract and Full Paper) 9th International Research Conference, General Sir John Kothalawala Defence University, 2016, p.280


Applicability of International Humanitarian Law in a context of Non-Internatioanl Armed Conflicts: An Overview”, (Extended Abstract) OUSL Annual Academic Session Proceedings, 2016, The Open University of Sri Lanka , p. 29


“Enforcing the Environmental Protection through the Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility: Beyond the Traditional Boundaries of Corporate Law”, (Abstract)  Second International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 2015, 25-27 February 2015, Colombo Sri Lanka, Conference Proceeding Book


The Protection on Geographical Indications in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Ceylon Tea”. (Extended Abstract) OUSL Annual Academic Session Proceedings, 2015, The Open University of Sri Lanka


“Balancing Trademark Rights against Right to Health: An Analysis with Reference to the Resent Case of Ceylon Tobacco PLC v. Minister of Health.” (Extended Abstract), Annual Academic Sessions’ Proceedings – 2014, The Open University of Sri Lanka, pp248-251.


“Corporate Social Responsibility : Why It Should Be a Law? ; A Lesson from India.” (Abstract) International conference on Corporate Social Responsibility – 04th -5th November 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Conference Proceeding Book p.23.


 

Ongoing Research:

Consumer protection in cyberspace

Software patantability in Sri Lanka

 

 

 

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