Founder & Chairman – Dr. Pavan Duggal

Pavan Duggal

Dr. Pavan Duggal, is the Founder & Chairman of International Commission on Cyber Security Law. He is also the President of Cyberlaws.Net and has been working in the pioneering area of Cyber Law, Cyber Security Law & Mobile Law. 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 Cyber Law, Cyber Security Law and E-commerce law.

Dr.  Duggal has been acknowledged as one of the top 4 Cyber Lawyers around the world.

WDD [World Domain Day] recognises him as one of the top 10 Cyber Lawyers around the world.

His empanelment as a consultant to UNCTAD and UNESCAP on Cyber Law and Cyber Crime respectively, membership of the AFACT Legal Working Group of the UN / CEFAT, consulting as an expert with the Council 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 Cyber Law 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. Dr Duggal is also a member of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Panel of Neutrals.

As an internationally renowned Cyber law and Cyber security subject expert, at the world stage during the High-Level Policy Statement delivered by him at the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), UNESCO, UNCTAD & UNDP in Geneva, Switzerland from 25th May – 29th May, 2015. Pavan Duggal has recommended the need for coming up with an International Convention on Cyberlaw & Cyber Security.

As a thought leader, Dr. Duggal has suggested that India requires a new legislation that is wholly dedicated to cyber security.

Dr Duggal 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. He 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 is a Panel Member Of Permanent Monitoring Panel For Information Security-World Federation Of Scientists.

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

Dr. Duggal is a member of Multi – Stakeholder Steering Group of the Asia Pacific Region Internet Governance Forum (APRIGF)

He heads his niche law firm Pavan Duggal Associates, which has practice areas, amongst others, in Cyber Law, 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 Cyber Law consultancy.

In addition to that, he is the founder of the Cyber Law 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 Cyber Law Committee of ASSOCHAM and works closely with CII and FICCI.

Dr. Duggal 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. As a Writer, he has made his mark with 105 Books on various aspects of the law in the last 20 years. He has contributed a continuing weekly column on diverse aspects of the law, titled ‘Brief Cases’ to the Economic Times, for the last seven years.

More about Dr. Pavan Duggal is available at http://www.pavanduggal.com/ and http://www.linkedin.com/in/pavanduggal.

Pavan Duggal’s Contribution To The Growth Of Cyber Law Has Been Immense. This Is Recognized By Various International Entities.

“The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06, Recommends Pavan Duggal, Lawyer With Superb Reputation, In The Specialist IP Firms Category”

The Asia Pacific Legal 500- The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

2005/ 2006

The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06- The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms Included Pavan Duggal Associates In The Specialist IP Firms Category And Quoted As Follows:

“Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates Advises Various Corporations On Their Complex IP Matters In The Context Of The Electronic Medium.  Pavan Duggal, Has A Superb Reputation Amongst Fellow Lawyers, And Is The First Port Of Call For Many Who Require Advice On Cyber Law Matters.”

“Cyber-Lawyer Par Excellence ”

The Asia Pacific Legal 500- The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

2005/ 2006

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2005/06 – The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms, In The Dispute Resolution Category, Included Pavan Duggal And Quoted As Below:

“Pavan Duggal Is A Cyber –Lawyer Par Excellence At Nice IP/IT Outfit Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates, A Firm Which Has Notched Up A String Of Outstanding Achievements In Recent Years, Including Representing The Complainant In India’s First Case Of Cyber Crime Conviction, And Acting For The Plaintiff In One Of Asia’s First Cases Of Cyber Defamation.”

“Leading Individuals-IT And Telecommunications (2005/06)”

The Asia Pacific Legal 500- The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

2005/ 2006

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2005/06 – The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firmsincluded Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates As A Leading Individual In “Leading Individuals- IT And Telecommunication” Category.

“Leading Individuals-TMT (2010/ 2011)”

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific- The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2010/ 2011

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2010/11- The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates As A Leading Individual In “Leading Individuals- TMT” Category.

“The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession, 2010/ 2011, Recommends Pavan Duggal For Data Protection Matters”

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2010/ 2011

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2010/11- The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included In The TMT Category And Quoted As Below:

“Niche Technology Law Firm Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates Advises Clients Across A Range Of Cutting-Edge Technology Issues.  Managing Partner Pavan Duggal Has Secured Various Orders From The Delhi High Court In Relation To Data Protection Matters.”

“Leading Individuals-TMT (2012)”

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2012

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2012- The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates As A Leading Individual In “Leading Individuals- TMT” Category.

“The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession (2012) Recommends Pavan Duggal, Lawyer With Considerable Repute, For Cyber Law And E-Commerce

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2012

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2012- The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates As A Leading Individual In “TMT” Category And Quoted As Under:

“Niche Technology Firm Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates Handles Contentious And Advisory Work But ‘Excels At IT Litigation’ And, In The Form Of Managing Partner Pavan Duggal, Has A Practitioner Of ‘Considerable Repute’ For Cyber Law And E-Commerce.  Recent Highlights Include Securing A Landmark Judgment Regarding The Privacy Of Information Stored On A Laptop.”

“The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession (2013)Recommends Pavan Duggal As A Cyber Law Expert”

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2013

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included Pavan Duggal Associates In The Intellectual Property Category And Quoted As:

“Niche Technology Firm Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates’ IP Practice Focuses On Emerging Technologies And Their Relationship With Existing IT Law.  Pavan Duggal Is An Expert On Cyber Law And E-Commerce Law.”

“Leading Individuals-TMT (2013)”

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Client’s Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2013

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Client’s Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates As A Leading Individual In “Leading Individuals-TMT” Category.

“Leading Lawyers (2014)”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014’S Guide To Outstanding Lawyers In Asia Pacific

2014

Pavan Duggal Has Been Listed In The “Leading Lawyers” List Under The TMT And The Intellectual Property Category.

“The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2014 Recommends Pavan Duggal For Intellectual Property And TMT”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014’S Guide To Outstanding Lawyers In Asia Pacific

2014

Pavan Duggal Ha Been Recommended By The Legal 500, Asia Pacific Editorial In The Following Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property, New Delhi

TMT, New Delhi

Pavan Heads His Niche Law Firm Pavan Duggal Associates, Which Has Practice Areas, Amongst Others, In Cyber Law, Business Process Outsourcing Law, Intellectual Property Rights And Information Technology Law, Information Security Law, Defence, Biotech And Corporate Law.

Pavan Duggal Associates

“The Asia Pacific Legal 500- The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms, 2006/07,Recommends Pavan Duggal Associates Among Intellectual Property Firms”

The Asia Pacific Legal 500- The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

2006/ 2007

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2006-2007 – The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms Included Pavan Duggal Associates In The Intellectual Property Category, Which Focused On Boutique IP Practices, Which Dominate Much Of The Market For Standalone IP Work, And Only Includes Full Service Firms Where IP Is A Core Practice Area, And Quoted As Below:-

“Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates Is The First Port Of Call For Many In Terms Of Cases Involving Data Theft, Usually Companies That Have Experienced Theft Of Confidential Or Commercially Sensitive Information By Former Employees.”

 “The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession, 2012, Recommends Pavan Duggal Associates In The Intellectual Property Category”

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2012

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2012- The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included In The Intellectual Property Category And Quoted:

 “Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates’ Niche Lies In Its Cyber Law Expertise.”

“The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession, 2013, Recommends Pavan Duggal Associates Under The TMT Category”

 The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2013

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – The Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession Included Pavan Duggal Associates In The TMT Category And Quoted As Under:

“As A Niche Technology Firm, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates Is A Rare Commodity In The Market, And Accordingly Excels In Cyber Law And E-Commerce Matters Alongside More Standard Contentious And Advisory Matters.  Managing Partner Pavan Duggal Is Praised For His IT Litigation Expertise.”

Legal 500 Has Observed That Pavan Duggal Has A Superb Reputation Amongst Fellow Lawyers, And Is The First Port Of Call For Many Who Require Advice On Cyber Law Matters.