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Pavan Duggal is one of the top 4 Cyber Lawyers around the World.

The conference director is Mr. Pavan Duggal who is the President of Cyberlaws.Net.  He is working in the pioneering area of Cyberlaw.

While a practicing Advocate, Supreme Court of IndiaPavan Duggal has made an immense impact with an international reputation as an expert and authority on Cyberlaw and E-Commerce law.

As such, his empanelment as a consultant to UNCTAD and UNESCAPon Cyberlaw and Cyber crime respectively, membership of the AFACTLegal Working Group of the UN / CEFAT, consulting as an expert with theCouncil of Europe on Cyber crime, inclusion in the Board of Experts of European Commission’s Dr. E-Commerce and his work as an expert authority on a Cyberlaw primer for e-ASEAN Task Force and as a reviewer for Asian Development Bank speaks volumes of his worldwide acceptance as an authority. Pavan is the President of Cyberlaw Asia, Asia’s pioneering organization committed to the passing of dynamic Cyber laws in the Asian continent. Pavan is also a member of the WIPOArbitration and Mediation Center Panel of Neutrals.

Pavan has been the Member of the Public Interest Registry’s. OrgAdvisory Council. He is a member of ICT Policy and Governance Working Group of the UNICT Taskforce. He is the Legal and Policy Consultant to Internet Mark 2 Project, which is examining the next level of Internet. He has been invited to be an associated fellow of the Centre for Asia Pacific Technology Law and Policy (CAPTEL) at Singapore. Pavan is a member of Panel of Arbitrators of the Regional Centre for Arbitration, Kuala Lumpur and Asian Domain Names Dispute Resolution Centre at Hong Kong.

He has been associated with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India on Cyberlaw and Electronic Governance legal issues. He is a member of Advisory Committee on E-Governance in Karnataka constituted by the Government of Karnataka. Pavan is a member of Information Forensic Working Group on e-Information Systems, Security and Audit Association.

Pavan heads his niche law firm Pavan Duggal Associates, which has practice areas, amongst others, in Cyberlaw, Business Process Outsourcing Law, Intellectual Property Rights and Information Technology Law, Information Security Law, Defence, Biotech and Corporate Law.

While he has been a Member of the Nominating Committee, Membership Advisory Committee and Membership Implementation Task Force ofICANNPavan is also the President of Cyberlaws.Net, which is Internet’s first ever-unique Cyberlaw consultancy.

In addition to that, he is also the founder of the Cyberlaw Association and is also the Founder-President, Cyberlaw India.

Some outstanding pioneering work in the field of BPO legal issues has resulted in his being a member of the BPO Steering Committee ofASSOCHAM. Today, he advises a number of BPO concerns on different legal issues relating to outsourcing. Pavan was the Chairman of the Cyberlaw Committee of ASSOCHAM and works closely with CII andFICCI.

Pavan is a regular on the lecture circuit. He has spoken at over 900 conferences, seminars and workshops in the last seven years, and has lectured extensively in select law colleges.

Pavan has authored many books in the field of Cyberlaw and E-Commerce. His writings cover various growing areas of concern and trends in the above mentioned fields. He has penned a total of 39 books and e-books which include the following:-

  1. Cyber Law Books by Pavan Duggal

    Pavan has authored many books in the field of Cyberlaw, Intellectual Property Rights and E-Commerce. His writings cover various growing areas of concern and trends in the above mentioned fields. He has penned more than 80 books and e-books which include the following:-

    1. The Law of Convergence – An Analysis
    2. Cyberlaw In India – An Analysis
    3. Cyberlaw- The Indian Perspective
    4. Law of Business Process Outsourcing
    5. Regulating Spam published
    6. Data Protection Law
    7. Mobile Law – 1st Edition
    8. Mobile Law – 2nd Edition
    9. ASSOCHAM Handbook “Co-Production & IPR Regime In India”
    10. Mobile Privacy & Law – eBook
    11. Cyber Legal Regime In India – eBook
    12. Cyber Terrorism In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal Viewpoint – eBook
    13. Indian Digital Law – 12 Years Of Experience – eBook
    14. Mobile Misuse And The Law – eBook
    15. Telecom Service Providers & Legal Liability – An Indian Overview – eBook
    16. Cyber Frauds, Cybercrimes & Law In India – eBook
    17. Mobile Crime & Mobile Law – eBook
    18. Mobile Apps & Mobile Law- eBook
    19. Mobile Banking & Mobile Law- eBook
    20. Mobile Law & Social Media In India- eBook
    21. Mobile Payments & Mobile Law- eBook
    22. Authentication In Mobility – A Legal Viewpoint- eBook
    23. Child Protection In Mobile Paradigm- eBook
    24. Confidential Information On Mobiles – Some Legal Issues- eBook
    25. Crimes In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal Outlook- eBook
    26. Law Relating To Sensitive Personal Information In India- eBook
    27. Mobile Law- An International Outlook- eBook
    28. Mobile Law In India- eBook
    29. .In Domains And The Law- eBook
    30. Law Of Contracts & Use Of Mobile Devices – eBook
    31. Law of Intermediaries in India – eBook
    32. Intellectual Property Rights In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal View- eBook
    33. Legal frameworks on the Electronic Commerce & Intellectual Property Rights in Cyberspace
    34. Cyber Laws
    35. Law Relating to iPads, tablets, Smart phones & Smart Devices
    36. Cyber Crimes and Regulation
    37. Appification of Society And The Law –eBook
    38. BYOD And The Law–eBook
    39. Cloud Computing Legal Issues –eBook 
    40. Textbook on Cyber Law
    41. Legal Framework on Electronic Commerce & IPR in Cyberspace
    42. Cyber Law – An exhaustive section wise Commentary on The Information Technology Act along with Rules, Regulations, Policies, Notifications etc. (First Edition)
    43. Cyber Law – An exhaustive section wise Commentary on the Information Technology Act along with Rules, Regulations, Policies, Notifications etc. (Second Edition)
    44. Whatsapp Law
    45. Internet Of Things & Law
    46. Exploring Intellectual Property Rights In Cyberspace
    47.  TRIPs & Intellectual Property Rights In India
    48. Electronic Commerce & Cyberlaw – Some Facets
    49. Electronic Commerce – Some Online Legalities
    50. Outsourcing Contracts – Some Insights
    51. Electronic Evidence Law In India- An Overview
    52. Indian National Cyber Security Policy-A Legal Analysis
    53. Whatsapp & Indian Cyberlaw
    54. Judicial and Practical Approaches To Electronic Evidence Law In India
    55. 3D Printing and The Law
    56. Social Media & Mobile Law – Some Emerging Challenges
    57. Wearable Tech & Law
    58. Electronic Interception Law in India
    59. Darknet & Law
    60. Supreme Court on Indian Cyber law
    61. Cyber Security Law
    62. Cyber Security Law- The China Approach
    63. Cyber Radicalization & Cyberlaw
    64. Russian Data Localization Law & Cyber Security
    65. As Cyber Security Law Develops
    66. Darknet, Anonymity & Law
    67. Law of Intermediaries
    68. Blockchain Contracts & Cyberlaw
    69. Blockchain Law – A Primer
    70. Anti-Terrorism Law – Approach In China
    71. Text Book Cyberlaw 2nd Edition
    72. Data Protection Law In India
    73. Mobile Law, 3rd Edn.
    74. Indian Biometric Identity, Authentication & Law
    75. Big Data & Cyberlaw- A Basic Primer
    76. Biometric Crimes – Regulation In India
    77. Biometric Confidentiality, Security & Indian Law
    78. Law on Aadhaar
    79. India’s Demonetization, Cashless Economy & Cyberlaw Challenges
    80. Artificial Intelligence Law (eBook)
    81. Artificial Intelligence Law (Hard Book)
    82. New Cybersecurity Law of China

    Not only has Pavan Duggal written the above books, he has also contributed chapters on numerous aspects of Cyberlaw and E-commerce in various books which have been edited by other distinguished personalities. Among such books, a few are mentioned below:

    1. Net Ch@kra published by Digital Empowerment Foundation. Pavan has written a chapter describing the experience of the India in the first decade of the working of its Cyberlaw- The Information Technology Act, 2000 and has also penned the success achieved and challenges faced by the Information Technology Act, 2000 along with the experiences gained in the actual working of the said legislation.
    1. Cybercrime: the challenge in Asia, Edited by Rodrick Broadhurst and Peter Grabosky published in Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2005.( and
    1. Pavan Duggal has authored a chapter in the book The State, IT and Development published by SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd (
    1. He has also authored a chapter in the book Global Mobile-Applications and Innovations for the Worldwide Mobile Ecosystem edited by Peter A. Bruck and Madanmohan Rao (
    2. Pavan Duggal has contributed a chapter in the book on Cybercrime Jurisdictions published by Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
    1. Pavan Duggal has written 4 units for IGNOU’s course, PGDIS, on Cyberlaw