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

The conference director is Dr. 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 India, Dr. Pavan 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 UNESCAP on Cyberlaw and Cyber crime respectively, membership of the AFACT Legal 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 WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Panel of Neutrals.

Pavan has been the Member of the Public Interest Registry’s. Org Advisory 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 of ICANNPavan 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 of ASSOCHAM. 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 2000 conferences, seminars and workshops in the last seven years, and has lectured extensively in select law colleges.

Dr. Pavan Duggal 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 135 books and e-books which include the following:

  1. Cyber Security Law
  2. Cyber Security Law (Paperback)
  3. As Cyber Security Law Develops
  4. As Cyber Security Law Develops (Paperback)
  5. Cyber Security Law Thoughts On IoT, AI & Blockchain
  6. Cyber Security Law Thoughts On IoT, AI & Blockchain (Paperback)
  7. Cyber Security Law – The China Approach
  8. Cyber Security Law- The China Approach (Paperback)
  9. Anti-Terrorism Law – Approach In China
  10. New Cybersecurity Law of China
  11. New Cybersecurity Law of China (Paperback)
  12. Russian Data Localization Law & Cyber Security
  13. Russian Data Localization Law & Cyber Security (Paperback)
  14. Vietnam Cyber Security Law
  15. Vietnam Cyber Security Law (Paperback)
  16. Belarus Crypto Currency Law – An Analysis
  17. Belarus Crypto Currency Law – An Analysis (Paperback)
  18. Australian Anti-Encryption Law & Cyber Security
  19. Australian Anti-Encryption Law & Cyber Security (Paperback)
  20. Cyberlaw Approaches For Africa
  21. Cyberlaw Approaches For Africa (Paperback)
  22. New Cyber World Order Post COVID-19
  23. New Cyber World Order Post COVID-19 (Paperback)
  24. Coronavirus, Work From Home & Legalities
  25. Indian Cyberlaw & Work From Home
  26. Indian National Cyber Security Policy-A Legal Analysis
  27. Corporate Boards & Cyber Security – New Age Legal Responsibilities
  28. Corporate Boards & Cyber Security – New Age Legal Responsibilities (Paperback)
  29. Cyber Security Law And Child Protection
  30. Cyber Security Law And Child Protection (Paperback)
  31. Cyber Sovereignty & Cyberlaw
  32. Cyber Sovereignty & Cyberlaw (Paperback)
  33. Cyber Radicalization & Cyberlaw
  34. Cyber Radicalization & Cyberlaw (Paperback)
  35. Cyber Resilience & Cyberlaw
  36. Artificial Intelligence Law
  37. Artificial Intelligence Law (Paperback)
  38. Artificial Intelligence & Cyber Security Law
  39. Artificial Intelligence & Cyber Security Law (Paperback)
  40. Artificial Intelligence, Cybercrimes & Cyberlaw
  41. Artificial Intelligence, Cybercrimes & Cyberlaw (Paperback)
  42. Artificial Intelligence – Some Legal Principles
  43. Artificial Intelligence – Some Legal Principles (Paperback)
  44. Blockchain Contracts & Cyberlaw
  45. Blockchain Contracts & Cyberlaw (Paperback)
  46. Blockchain Law – A Primer
  47. Blockchain Law – A Primer (Paperback)
  48. Internet Of Things & Law
  49. Internet Of Things & Law (Paperback)
  50. Big Data & Cyberlaw – A Basic Primer
  51. Big Data & Cyberlaw – A Basic Primer (Paperback)
  52. Darknet, Anonymity & Law
  53. Darknet, Anonymity & Law (Paperback)
  54. Darknet & Law
  55. Darknet & Law (Paperback)
  56. Facial Recognition & Cyberlaw
  57. Wearable Tech & Law
  58. GDPR, Data Localization & Indian Corporates
  59. Quantum Computing Law
  60. Quantum Computing Law (Paperback)
  61. 3D Printing And The Law
  62. 3D Printing And The Law (Paperback) 
  63. WhatsApp Law
  64. WhatsApp Law (Paperback)
  65. WhatsApp & Indian Cyberlaw
  66. Crypto Assets, Crypto-Currencies & Cyberlaw
  67. Crypto Assets, Crypto-Currencies & Cyberlaw (Paperback)
  68. Fake News & Cyberlaw
  69. Fake News & Cyberlaw (Paperback)
  70. Fake News, Infodemic & Cyberlaw
  71. Cyber Ethics 4.0: Serving Humanity with Values (Globethics.Net Global)
  72. Cyberlaw- The Indian Perspective
  73. Cyber Law – An Exhaustive Section Wise Commentary On The Information Technology Act Along With Rules, Regulations, Policies, Notifications Etc (First Edition)
  74. Cyber Law – An Exhaustive Section Wise Commentary on the Information Technology Act along with Rules, Regulations, Policies, Notifications Etc (Second Edition)
  75. Data Protection Law
  76. Data Protection Law In India
  77. Cyber Legal Regime In India
  78. Law on Aadhaar
  79. Indian Biometric Identity, Authentication & Law
  80. Biometric Confidentiality, Security & Indian Law
  81. Biometric Crimes – Regulation In India
  82. India’s Demonetization, Cashless Economy & Cyberlaw Challenges
  83. Law Of Intermediaries In India
  84. Law Of Intermediaries
  85. Supreme Court On Indian Cyberlaw
  86. Mobile Law – 1st Edition
  87. Mobile Law – 2nd Edition
  88. Mobile Law – 3rd Edition
  89. Mobile Privacy & Law
  90. Cyber Terrorism In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal Viewpoint
  91. Indian Digital Law – 12 Years Of Experience
  92. Mobile Misuse And The Law
  93. Telecom Service Providers & Legal Liability- An Indian Overview
  94. Cyber Frauds, Cybercrimes & Law In India
  95. Mobile Crime & Mobile Law
  96. Mobile Apps & Mobile Law
  97. Mobile Banking & Mobile Law
  98. Mobile Law & Social Media In India
  99. Mobile Payments & Mobile Law
  100. Authentication In Mobility – A Legal Viewpoint
  101. Child Protection In Mobile Paradigm
  102. Confidential Information On Mobiles – Some Legal Issues
  103. Crimes In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal Outlook
  104. Law Relating To Ipads, Tablets, Smart Phones & Smart Devices
  105. Mobile Law- An International Outlook
  106. Mobile Law In India
  107. .IN Domains And The Law
  108. Law Of Contracts & Use Of Mobile Devices
  109. Law Of Business Process Outsourcing
  110. ASSOCHAM Handbook “Co-Production & IPR Regime In India”
  111. Intellectual Property Rights In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal View
  112. Legal Framework On Electronic Commerce & IPR In Cyberspace
  113. Appification Of Society And The Law
  114. BYOD And The Law
  115. Cloud Computing Legal Issues
  116. Law Of Offensive Electronic Content
  117. Text Book On Cyberlaw, First Edition
  118. Text Book On Cyberlaw, Second Edition
  119. TRIPS & Intellectual Property Rights In India
  120. Exploring Intellectual Property Rights In Cyberspace
  121. Cyberlaw, Free Speech & Privacy
  122. Electronic Commerce – Some Online Legalities
  123. Electronic Commerce & Cyberlaw – Some Facets
  124. Electronic Evidence Law In India- An Overview
  125. Judicial And Practical Approaches To Electronic Evidence Law In India
  126. Indian Law on E-Evidence
  127. Indian Law on E-Evidence (Paperback)
  128. Outsourcing Contracts – Some Insights
  129. Social Media & Mobile Law – Some Emerging Challenges
  130. Electronic Interception Law In India
  131. Cyber Laws – Indira Gandhi National Open University
  132. Law Relating To Sensitive Personal Information In India
  133. Cyberlaw In India – An Analysis
  134. The Law Of Convergence – An Analysis
  135. Regulating Spam Published 

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