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Pavan Duggal one of the top 4 Cyber lawyer around the world

Pavan Duggal is the President of and Cyberlaws.Net.  He is working in the pioneering area of Mobile Law.

While a practicing Advocate, Supreme Court of India, 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 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 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 ICANN, Pavan 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 is the Chairman of the Cyberlaw Committee of ASSOCHAM and works in closely with CII and FICCI.

Pavan is a regular on the lecture circuit. He has spoken at over 1500 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, Intellectual Property Rights and E-Commerce. His writings cover various growing areas of concern and trends in the above mentioned fields. He has penned 92 books and e-books which include the following:-

  1. Cyber Security Law
  2. As Cyber Security Law Develops
  3. As Cyber Security Law Develops (Paperbook)
  4. Cyber Security Law Thoughts On IoT, AI & Blockchain
  5. Cyber Security Law – The China Approach
  6. Anti-Terrorism Law – Approach In China
  7. New Cybersecurity Law of China
  8. Russian Data Localization Law & Cyber Security
  9. Vietnam Cyber Security Law
  10. Belarus Crypto Currency Law – An Analysis
  11. Cyberlaw Approaches For Africa
  12. Indian National Cyber Security Policy-A Legal Analysis
  13. Corporate Boards & Cyber Security – New Age Legal Responsibilities
  14. Cyber Sovereignty & Cyberlaw
  15. Cyber Radicalization & Cyberlaw
  16. Artificial Intelligence Law
  17. Artificial Intelligence Law (PaperBook)
  18. Blockchain Contracts & Cyberlaw
  19. Blockchain Law – A Primer
  20. Internet Of Things & Law
  21. Big Data & Cyberlaw – A Basic Primer
  22. Darknet, Anonymity & Law
  23. Darknet & Law
  24. Wearable Tech & Law
  25. GDPR, Data Localization & Indian Corporates
  26. Quantum Computing Law
  27. 3D Printing And The Law
  28. WhatsApp Law
  29. WhatsApp & Indian Cyberlaw
  30. Fake News & Cyberlaw
  31. Cyberlaw- The Indian Perspective
  32. Cyber Law – An Exhaustive Section Wise Commentary On The Information Technology Act Along With Rules, Regulations, Policies, Notifications Etc (First Edition)
  33. Cyber Law – An Exhaustive Section Wise Commentary on the Information Technology Act along with Rules, Regulations, Policies, Notifications Etc (Second Edition)
  34. Data Protection Law
  35. Data Protection Law In India
  36. Cyber Legal Regime In India
  37. Law on Aadhaar
  38. Indian Biometric Identity, Authentication & Law
  39. Biometric Crimes – Regulation In India
  40. Biometric Confidentiality, Security & Indian Law
  41. India’s Demonetization, Cashless Economy & Cyberlaw Challenges
  42. Law Of Intermediaries In India
  43. Law Of Intermediaries
  44. Supreme Court On Indian Cyberlaw
  45. Mobile Law – 1st Edition
  46. Mobile Law – 2nd Edition
  47. Mobile Law – 3rd Edition
  48. Mobile Privacy & Law
  49. Cyber Terrorism In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal Viewpoint
  50. Indian Digital Law – 12 Years Of Experience
  51. Mobile Misuse And The Law
  52. Telecom Service Providers & Legal Liability- An Indian Overview
  53. Cyber Frauds, Cybercrimes & Law In India
  54. Mobile Crime & Mobile Law
  55. Mobile Apps & Mobile Law
  56. Mobile Banking & Mobile Law
  57. Mobile Law & Social Media In India
  58. Mobile Payments & Mobile Law
  59. Authentication In Mobility – A Legal Viewpoint
  60. Child Protection In Mobile Paradigm
  61. Confidential Information On Mobiles – Some Legal Issues
  62. Crimes In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal Outlook
  63. Law Relating To Ipads, Tablets, Smart Phones & Smart Devices
  64. Mobile Law- An International Outlook
  65. Mobile Law In India
  66. .IN Domains And The Law
  67. Law Of Contracts & Use Of Mobile Devices
  68. Law Of Business Process Outsourcing
  69. ASSOCHAM Handbook “Co-Production & IPR Regime In India”
  70. Intellectual Property Rights In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal View
  71. Legal Framework On Electronic Commerce & IPR In Cyberspace
  72. Appification Of Society And The Law
  73. BYOD And The Law
  74. Cloud Computing Legal Issues
  75. Law Of Offensive Electronic Content
  76. Text Book On Cyberlaw, First Edition
  77. Text Book On Cyberlaw, Second Edition
  78. TRIPS & Intellectual Property Rights In India
  79. Exploring Intellectual Property Rights In Cyberspace
  80. Cyberlaw, Free Speech & Privacy
  81. Electronic Commerce – Some Online Legalities
  82. Electronic Commerce & Cyberlaw – Some Facets
  83. Electronic Evidence Law In India- An Overview
  84. Judicial And Practical Approaches To Electronic Evidence Law In India
  85. Outsourcing Contracts – Some Insights
  86. Social Media & Mobile Law – Some Emerging Challenges
  87. Electronic Interception Law In India
  88. Cyber Laws – Indira Gandhi National Open University
  89. Law Relating To Sensitive Personal Information In India
  90. Cyberlaw In India – An Analysis
  91. The Law Of Convergence – An Analysis
  92. 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