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Advocate Puneet Bhasin

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I am a Cyber Law Expert practicing in Mumbai in matters involving Cyber Crimes, E-Commerce and Intellectual Property disputes in cyber space along with advising Online Gaming companies/ Content based Mobile Apps and Set Top boxes, Payment on Demand Video providers about the legalities of the same.  Founder of Cyberjure Legal Consulting, a Mumbai based firm specializing in Technology, Media and Entertainment Laws. Among the first in India to lay the foundation of Cyber laws and Online Entertainment laws. Was Awarded the "Best Cyber lawyer of the Year" by Indian National Bar Association in November, 2017.

A major part of my practice consists of advising Movie Producers and other Online Content broadcasters with respect to legalities with respect to cyber laws and Intellectual Property laws involved in content dissemination, and drafting agreements and compliance structuring for International data dissemination along with data/ content dissemination through various digital media within Indian jurisdiction like mobile apps disseminating movies, songs and television serials. A substantial part of my practice consists of advising with respect to Information Technology Law compliance and drafting the Privacy Policies, Terms & Conditions, etc. of E-Commerce Companies, and I am a retainer with a diverse variety of E-commerce companies. I represent major Nationalized banks in Cyber Crime complaints filed against them and regularly assist them in dealing with online financial scams, and am on the Panel of Punjab National Bank for all their cyber security, data privacy and cyber crime matters. I also have vast experience in formulation and drafting of Information Security Policies and Bring Your Own Device Policies for Companies. I have conducted Information Technology Law Compliance Audits, Privacy Law Compliance Audits, IoT Privacy compliance Audits for MNCs and Major Government organizations.

I hold a Post Graduation in Cyber Laws and am a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator and also a Certified Privacy Professional. I conduct lectures in Cyber Laws in Corporates, IT Companies and at events public events organized by NGOs. I also provide training and consultation to major Consulting companies. I had the opportunity to advice the Rajya Sabha Committee on reforms in Cyber Pornography Laws in India and have thereby helped formulate the current law in India on Online Pornography. I have also authored many articles on various aspects of Cyber Laws and am an active blogger on cyber law related issues. I am a retainer in many E-commerce companies and Technology Companies and handle all legalities including intellectual property rights issues in cyber space and anti-piracy cases in digital content. My client portfolio consists of online dating, websites, B2B websites, social networking portals, B2C websites and B2B2C websites, Nationalised Banks, leading Consulting Companies, MNCs, to name a few. I have handled online piracy cases for leading companies, Production houses and Online content providers. I have many Advices many leading MNCs  and have worked on online reputation management and worked on blocking online urls which are defamatory in content and also traced emails or other defamatory data.

Also, in recent times I have advised nationalized Banks with whom I am empanelled on various legal aspects and implementation of Cryptocurrency and Blockchains. Advised many Cryptocurrency start ups and Fintech Companies on the nuances of Technology laws in India.

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  1. Advice to Government Bodies and Policy Formulation

    I have advised Rajya Sabha Committee on formulation of Online Pornography Laws in India. I am an advisor for various aspects of Cyber laws to Government bodies and legislature.

    I am also a member of the Cyber Security Task Force Working Group on Skills and Policy Development for the Digital India Movement; this is an initiative by Data Security Council of India in collaboration with NASSCOM.

  2. Honorary Professor/Lecturer on Cyber Laws at Premier Law colleges and B Schools in India

    I am an Honorary Professor/Lecturer for imparting knowledge to students on various aspects of Technology Laws. I have conducted courses at Welingkar in E-commerce law and Legalities in Starting Your Own E-commerce Business. I am also an Honorary Professor at Government Law College (Mumbai) which is the 1st Law College in India and is India's Premier Law School. I am also an Honorary Professor at NMIMS Law School in Mumbai. I am a Mentor and Course Author for the Certificate Course in Information Technology Laws Course offered by National Institute of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) , West Bengal in association with iPleaders. I have conducted many Workshops and Short Credit Courses at most of the National Law Universities and prominent B Schools in India.

  3. Consulted by Universities and Educational Organisations to Frame Cyber Law, Privacy Law and Cyber Crime Investigation Courses.

    I have been Consulted by many Universities and Colleges in India to frame Courses in the Technology Law space and also Courses in Cyber Forensics and Cyber Crime Investigation.

  4. Cyber Safety Awareness Drives in Companies through Seminars and Workshops.

    I am an active participant in Cyber Safety Awareness and Drives and am working towards educating people with respect to Cyber Crimes so that they do not fall prey to online predators.

  5. Cyber Safety and Prevention Workshops for Children conducted in Schools all over India.

    I am a pioneer in educating Children about Cyber safety and have conducted multiple programs in schools all across India to educate children about safe use of the Internet.

  6. Currently working on setting up an NGO to make Legal Aid accessible to the Under Privileged Sections of Society.

    I strongly believe that knowledge of the law empowers an individual to lead a dignified life and in furtherance my belief I am currently in the process of setting up an NGO which is going to work in the space of Legal Awareness and provide Legal Aid to Underprivileged Sections of Society.

  7. Currently Authoring a Series of Books covering all aspects of Cyber Laws to be published by 2 Leading Publication Houses of India.

    I am currently authoring books on various aspects of Cyber laws and the same will be published in  2018.

  8. Founder of Cyberjure Academy

    Cyberjure Academy is my vision to make Cyber Law Education accessible to all. The academy conducts Training sessions on various aspects of Technology laws and will soon be launching Online Courses in this space too.

  9. Trainer to C-Suite Executives

    I have personally conducted Training sessions for the C-Suite Executives of Leading Companies and Banks in India to enable them to understand and mitigate the Risks of Cyber Crimes to the fullest.

  10. Founder of Cyberjure Legal Consulting
  11. Guest Lecturer at Foreign Universities

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